• Welcome to Mission Trails Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program 

    CNA Course Description: 

    This course consists of 60 hours of theory and 100 hours of clinical training in long term facilities.  Both aspects of the program incorporate the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1987 guidelines for nursing assistant education as well as the most current module requirements of the California Department of Health Services.  The course focuses on sage and effective functioning when providing nursing care, and when working in other healthcare settings.  Emphasis is placed on nursing assistant skills and functions and the psychosocial approach to care.  Throughout the course, caring, understanding, respect for the individual, personal choice, and dignity of person are attitudes that are conveyed to the nursing assistant. 


    Course Goal:

    To prepare the student to successfully pass the California Nurse Assistant Competency Examination and be able to obtain employment in any of the following: acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, board-care homes, home health agencies, public health clinics and doctors’ offices.

    This course prepares student CNAs to work collaboratively with inter-disciplinary teams which include nurses, lab technicians, maintenance workers, housekeepers, social workers, physical & occupational therapists and patient’s family members.


    (Cost of the State examination fee is not included in the course fee.)

    Total Course Enrollment Fee

    $1,200.00 (includes textbook and supplemental FACETS online resources) 


    We collaborate with federal agencies to support students with financial needs.


    Download the 2021-2022 Session Schedule by clicking here.


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