The mission of the training program is to expand the field of well-qualified and well-trained individuals capable of providing caring and competent care within long-term care. We aim to offer a learning environment that fully prepares students for the realities, demand, and rewards of the job, with an emphasis on the resident and caregiver relationship.
About Edu Track
At the completion of the Nurse Assistant Training Program at Edu Track the student will be able to:
1. Identify social, psychological, spiritual and physical needs of the sick, aged and injured.
2. Develop basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology.
3. Identify sign and symptoms of common diseases.
4. Implement basic nursing care and evaluates the need for corrective measures within the constraints of his/her job.
5. Identify complications and report and record them.
6. Demonstrate purposeful communication with patients, family and health care them members.
7. Recognize the responsibilities and limitations of the Nursing Assistant role and recognize the role of other health team members in establishing and maintaining a cooperative relationship.
8. Utilize the knowledge and skills obtained at the first level of nursing as preparation or upward mobility for continued professional growth.
9. Meet eligibility requirements of the State Department of Health Services to take the Nursing Assistant Certification Examination.
This course has been designed to meet the Nursing Assistant Training Program curriculum and course content requirements outlined by the California Department of Public Health. The goal of the program is to prepare students with the knowledge, skills and judgement necessary to execute the job of a CNA. After completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the California state CNA competency exam and become competent and caring members of the healthcare team.
The course provides basic skills required of the nurse assistant employed in skilled nursing facilities and extended care facilities. The course emphasizes care of the older adult client and assistance with their activities of daily living: bathing, dressing, exercise movement, eating and eliminating; safety measures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and rehabilitation techniques are also covered.
This course provides clinical practice of basic nursing skills required of nursing assistants. Students will practice skills in lab and then will be assigned to assist residents in skilled nursing facilities. Activities of daily living and rehabilitation procedures will be emphasized. Meets the requirements set forth by the State Department of Health Services Nurse Assistant Certification. Supervised clinical hours will be between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
The program meets all Federal and State requirements regarding curriculum, topics and number of instructional hours. The state of California requires a minimum of 160 hours of instruction for state-approved Nurse Assistant Training. The EduTrack Nurse Assistant Training program is a 7 week course that provides a total of 170 instruction hours. This consists of 60 hours of classroom/didactic training, 10 hours of laboratory training to be delivered prior to 100 hours of hands of clinical training.
The instructor-to-student ratio in the course will not exceed 1:15. The instructor will not have other duties while providing immediate and direct supervision of students in the course. The course structure provides for
The classroom portion of the program will be conducted at the following locations:
EduTrack Orange County
600 E. Washington Ave Suite B100
Santa Ana, CA 92701
EduTrack San Diego County
15720 Bernardo Center Dr. Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92127
The course will prepare students for all aspects of the CNA role. The curriculum will follow Federal and California state requirements for Nurse Assistant Training Program content.
All nurse assistant students must demonstrate proficiency of the skills listed on Skills Checklist forms. These skills are evaluated by the instructor during classroom/laboratory hours. It is important that individuals are present when the skills are being taught and are also present for lab assignments. If an individual is absent on the day when the skills are tested, an unsatisfactory grade may be given.
The clinical component of the course is actual (hands-on) patient care and will be conducted at the following CDPH approved training sites:
501 South Beach Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92804
French Park Care Center
600 E. Washington Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Garden Park Care Center
12681 Haster Street
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Gordon Lane Care Center
1821 E. Chapman Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Park Regency Care Center
1770 W. La Habra Blvd
La Habra, CA 90631
La Fuente Post Acute
247 E. Bobier Drive
Vista, CA 92804
Poway Healthcare Center
Poway, CA 92064