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Trinity School of Nursing


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 Nurse Assistant Program 

Nurse Assistant Program  160 Hours

              Hybrid ( Online Theory/ In-person Clinical)

      or    Direct (In - Person Theory/ In- Person Clinical)

Full Time: Monday to Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm

or Part-Time Weekend Saturday/ Sunday only 7:00am to 3:30pm

School Location: Ventura

Clinical Site Locations: Ventura, Santa Barbara, Oxnard

Nurse Assistant 

A Nurse Assistant, who had passed the State examination is called Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). CNA's  provide basic care to patients/residents who may have trouble to do their own activities of daily living. CNA's work under the supervision of a licensed nurse (LVN or RN). Common places of employment are Long Term Care facilities ( nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities), Assisted living facilities or Hospitals.

Duties of a Nurse Assistant:

1. Assist with Activities of Daily Living to those who cannot undertake their own such as Bathing and dressing Residents, Serving meals and assisting with feeding, assisting with turning and repositioning in bed, assisting with transfer to and from bed, making beds, assisting with toileting, etc.

2. Check vital signs (Blood pressure, Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, O2 Saturation) and check if in pain.

3. Report any changes in condition or behavior to charge nurse.

Training Qualifications:

1. Must have a High School Diploma

2. Must be 16 years old, with valid ID and Social Security Card

Training Requirements:

1. Complete 60 hours of Theory Instruction and 100 hours of Clinical Training

2. Criminal Clearance-Live Scan required

3. Physical Examination and Tuberculosis Clearance

4. Full COVID vaccination record

5. Negative Covid Test result before clinical training

Online Training Requirements (Theory Component)

  1. Minimum technology requirement of High-Speed Internet Connection /Wi-Fi Access

  2. Laptop or computer with a processor of 2.4 GHz or faster with a working camera, speakers/headphones, and a microphone

  3. Access to email

  4. Access to a cell phone to download the Group Me application

  5. Conducive environment and a quiet working station free of distractions for learning success

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Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide Program 40 hours

Full Time or Part Time Weekends: 7:00am to 3:30pm

Location: Ventura

Home Health Aide

After Home Health Aide training, an already CNA can be double certified by becoming a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) from the California Department of Public Health. CHHA's perform basic activities of daily living skills and other routine care such as help with artificial limbs or walking aids, basic dressing changes, vital signs, hospice care, etc, which normally takes place in the privacy of a person's home or in an assisted living home. CHHA's are usually employed by home health agencies, hospice agencies, and staffing agencies so patients can remain at home and maintain dignity while receiving assistance.

Duties of Home Health Aide:

1. Assist with Activities of Daily Living in client's home, such as Bathing/Shower, Dressing, Feeding,               Transferring, etc and perform basic procedures according to MD order.

2. Report to the Registered Nurse changes in patient's condition and behavior in the home.

3. Communicate with client's and client's family, healthcare team and agency.

Training Requirements:

1. Must be already a Certified Nurse Assistant in California

2. Complete 40 hours of HHA training

3. Full COVID vaccine record before clinical training



Ventura, California

5500 Telegraph Road Suite 145

Tel# (805) 654-1500

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