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Valley School of Nursing

Our Mission

The mission of Valley School of Nursing is to provide an excellent educational opportunity to those who are interested in entering the field of healthcare. We strive for excellence in all that we do, and to that end we provide dynamic classroom instruction as well as hands-on experience in a clinical setting. Our students are prepared to the best of their ability to pass the California state examination and to continue their education to obtain higher credentials in the health care field.

In addition, the inherent philosophy of the school is the belief by Valley School of Nursing that each student deserves an equal opportunity to gain entry- level skills and employment in order to become a productive citizen of the community. This is a great time to become a CNA and take advantage of the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.

Our Goal

Our goal is to empower students to be successful certified nursing assistants so that they can be strategically positioned to advance their career into nursing if they choose.

Our Values

• Excellence

• Integrity

• Innovation

• Compassion

• Community

• Service

CNA Training in Valley School of Nursing

One of the most rewarding professions out there, the CNA’s job involves in providing care to patients who need assistance on a daily basis. The specific role of a Certified Nurse Assistant canvary based on the setting he or she is placed in. Students who graduate from Valley School of Nursing can find employment in different, settings such as acute hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, elderly care centers, assisted living facilities, nursing agencies, etc.

Becoming a Certified Nurse Aide is your first step towards becoming a License Vocational NurseLVN or Register Nurse RN. Most colleges require a CNA certification prior to acceptance into their Nursing programs. Use your certification as a stepping stone to other health careers!

About The Program

Valley School of Nursing’s Certified Nurse Assistant program is congealed with classroom lecture hours as well as practical education. Our program consists of 167 hours in total with a distribution of 60 hours of classroom training and 107 hours of clinical training. Students will gain the classroom/ theory and hands-on clinical experience in a selected, licensed Long Term Care Facility. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a certificate of completion and are eligible for the competency examination given at the premises. 

As a Certified Nurse Assistant’s job involves patient contact on a daily basis, our program is designed to equip the individuals with the skills, knowledge, and philosophy that such a caregiver must have.

Here are some of the nursing aide skills you will be taught during your training:

• Deliver patient care necessary for the health and comfort of the patient
• Communication between patients, their family members and health professionals
• Therapeutic diets and feeding techniques
• Infection control and OSHA Universal Precautions
• Psychological and physiological changes in the aging patient
• Assisting patients with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, and toileting
• Using good body mechanics for lifting, moving and transporting patients
• Assisting with admissions, discharge, and transfers
• Bowel and bladder training program
• Vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration)
• Basic anatomy and physiology

Testimonials

Kathy S. 29y - Panorama City, CA

"Valley School of Nursing has helped me grow as a person, a student and a nurse. I would recommend this college to everyone wanting to become a nursing assistant."

Maria G. 33y – Van Nuys, CA

"The Valley School of Nursing program has been the most rewarding experience of my life. I was part of a family here–not just another student. Thank you for all your support."

Sam P. 19y – Pacoima, CA

"The CNA program focuses on holistic care; we were taught to consider spiritual aspects of care and how to elevate one another to create a cohesive working atmosphere. Clinical readiness and simulation labs were wonderful pieces of my growth as a CNA student."

Peter A. 22y – Sherman Oaks, CA

"My training wasn't easy because English is my second language but with determination and hard work with the help of the instructors, I was able to do it. The most beneficial part of the program for me was that I was able to work and at the same time continue my education. My advice to incoming students is to focus and study. Valley School of Nursing has wonderful instructors who are always willing to help."

Jennifer T. 20y – Anaheim, CA

"Valley School of Nursing has taught me to develop the strong study habits and skills that I will continue to build on for my future education."

Robert D. 54y – Los Angeles, CA

"Valley School of Nursing has provided me with an unique and wonderful learning environment. The instructors have helped me prepare to be an excellent nurse and as importantly helped me grow as an individual. I am thankful for my 5 weeks of training here at Valley School of Nursing."

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