Nursing Assistant Program

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

North Orange County ROP Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant | CNA and Acute Care

CNA School and Acute Care Program, Orange County

The North Orange County ROP Certified Nurse Assistant, or CNA, school offers quality healthcare career training based on employer-driven requirements, knowledgeable faculty and staff, and provides a supportive environment. The 13-week program (160 hours) provides expert training in preparation to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam and become a California Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Students learn basic nursing care, emergency procedures, communication, and how to work effectively as a member of the health care team. All course materials will be provided in order to support and prepare students for success towards a lifelong rewarding career. 

Program Outcome:

Students who successfully complete the program will be assisted in the process of applying to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam.

North Orange County ROP’s Nurse Assistant Training Program is approved by the California Department of Education and licensed by the California Department of Health. All North Orange County ROP courses are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Career Path

Vocational Nurse Training Pathway Map
Nursing Assistant Employment Outlook: Median Pay: $18.89 Job Outlook: 8% increase in the next 10 years

IMPORTANT NOTE FROM NOCROP: All courses and facility training partners will follow COVID-19 safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the California Governor’s office, California Department of Public Health, and the Orange County Health Care AgencyRecommendations may include, but are not limited to, full COVID-19 vaccination status before participating in onsite clinical training or externships. Please take this into consideration prior to enrolling/registering for classes.

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