American Healthcare CNA School stands for excellence. Our home care aides are some of the most requested caregivers in King County. You can join the ranks of our outstanding home care aides in just 4 weeks! Our training program is affordable! Our class schedule is convenient.
In 4 to 6 weeks you could start your new career as a home care aide!American Healthcare CNA School is a licensed educational institution providing courses leading to qualification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC). We offer 96 hours (4 to 6 weeks) of tuition and clinical skills in our classroom, laboratory and external skilled practical setting. Each student is required to have a Two-step TB test done prior to clinical rotation. This can be done by the student at their preferred location before classes begin or by a Registered Nurse in the school for $20 per shot. Tuition includes textbooks and laboratory fees. Upon completion of the CNA/NAC program, every student can be assisted in obtaining a Nursing Assistant Registered License (NAR) from the Department of Health if needed. On successful completion of the program, students receive a CNA/NAC certificate of completion that enables them to sit for the State CNA/NAC Exams. We also offer combined courses including First Aid/CPR/AED training, Fundamentals of Care Giving, HIV/AIDS Training Certificate, Nurse Delegation for NA, and Nurse Delegation for Diabetics, Food Handling and Care Giver Dementia Specialty Training Certificates. Notwithstanding the current economic downturn, the demand for health care personnel including CNAs/NACs is very high. Registration for the course is simple and can be done online, by mail or by fax. Fees are reasonable and highly competitive. Students have a choice of attending days, evenings or weekend classes. On successful completion of the course students are offered job placement opportunities under a network arrangement with employment recruiters. Our Core Basic & Adult Family Home Training will prepare you for an array of opportunities offered to a certified home care aide. You will be trained to deliver home care for clients in adult family home environments and assisted living residency settings or work independently in clients private homes. Home care aides are valuable members of the health care community and are relied on to help clients with activities of daily living. Home care aides are trained to assist clients with activities of daily living such as walking, bathing, dressing and oral hygiene. The home care aide may be asked to assist with quality of life activities such as planning and preparing meals, shopping, light house cleaning and driving the client to appointments. Moreover, Basic Core & Adult Family Training will prepare you to provide care to an array of medical and mental illnesses. You will gain a full understanding of patient rights, and instruction on how to handle emergency and safety situations. We are a Washington State approved 70 hour training course which is required to register and test for the Washington State Home Care Aide Certification. As of January 7, 2012, Long Term Care Workers who are not otherwise exempt must meet the following training and certification requirements:
- 70 hours Core Basic training
- 5 hours of orientation and safety