Though the healthcare quality ranking in California has been less than stellar in recent years the Golden State has shown significant improvement in each subsequent National survey. Part of this is no doubt thanks to the tireless work of those in the nursing profession. They help to take care of and monitor the health of each of California’s 33,000,000+ residents.
It’s never been easier to pursue your LVN, LPN or CNA certification in California. We can help you get started by selecting a school from the list below. Each of these accredited institutions is a great opportunity to hone your craft and become a nurse or nurse assistant.
The best part? You don’t even have to live in cities like Los Angeles, San Diego or San Francisco to get a quality education! Learn online or in a traditional classroom setting. The choice is yours! So why wait?
As a California nurse you will:
- Assist patients in hospitals, care homes and outpatient centers
- Carry out minor medical procedures
- Create and implement patient care plans
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
Some career figures for nursing professionals in California:
- Average annual salary: $51,130
- Currently employed: 64,460
- Employment outlook: 22% growth
- Most popular degrees: Bachelor’s, Associate’s
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
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National Career College
National Career College (NCC) was founded in 2005 as Dental Technology Institute of Southern California (DTISC), specializing in training Dental Laboratory Technicians.
In 2008, after three successful years of operation, DTISC received institutional accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and changed its name to National Career College with an expanded program offering training in the allied health field.
In 2009 the college relocated to the City of Van Nuys, CA and after five years of successful growth, the campus moved to its present facility in Panorama City, CA.
In 2014, after five years of successful growth, the campus moved to its present facility in Panorama City, CA. At its new location, NCC continues to expand its programs and offer medical career-focused programs and training.
Now in its 12th year of operations and training the local community, NCC has opened an additional classroom location at 14547 Titus St. Panorama City, CA 91402. Located just .4 miles away from our main campus, this site offers an educational setting where students can conveniently access public transportation, local food, shopping, and public agencies within walking distance. The additional classroom location is available to students in the Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, and Dental Assistant programs only.
At its new location, NCC continues to expand its programs and offer in demand career focused healthcare training. What began as a specialized training facility open to professionals seeking advancement in the dental field, has transformed into an established educational institution changing lives in the communities it serves through the power of education.
National Career College is proud to be accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). We hold ourselves to the highest standards of educational excellence and make it our main goal to help our students graduate and find gainful employment.
Four Great Reasons To Choose Carrington
ONE-ON-ONE TUITION PLANNING
More than 80% of Carrington College students use some form on financial aid1 to help cover the cost of their education2. That’s why we offer personalized counseling from a Student Finance Advisor to help make your college experience more affordable.
1. Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
2. Percentage calculated by Carrington College for the 2015-16 school year.
You want a hands-on career, and your Carrington College education will help get you there. From blood draws to x-rays, our courses are designed to let you practice your skills in the lab so you’ll be ready for your career when you graduate.
You can feel confident knowing your instructors are bringing years of real-world experience in to the classroom. Our qualified instructors are dedicated to helping prepare you for your future. They know what skills you’ll use in your career, and they’ll teach you what matters.
Carrington offers you the opportunity to practice your skills in the real-world before you graduate. Clinical rotations and externships are an important part of your education. You’ll get to learn from professionals in your chosen career field and make important connections for your future.
Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415)506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.