Nurse Builders Academy

Program Title


Nursing Assistant (CNA)

This program discusses Role and Responsibilities of Nursing Assistant, Resident’s Rights, Communication and Interpersonal skills, Prevention and Management of Catastrophe and Unusual Occurrences, Body Mechanics, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Weights and Measures, Patient Care Skills, Patient Care Procedures, Vital Signs, Nutrition, Emergency Procedures, Long Term Care Patients, Rehabilitative Nursing, Observation and Charting, and Death and Dying.  Completion of this program also prepares the student to take the competency examination, which qualifies the candidate for the State (California) certification as a Nurse Assistant to become CNA.  Job Title: Nurse Assistant. 

Prerequisites: None.

Sterile Processing Technician

This course involves a careful examination of the different processes involved in CSSPD.  Upon completion of training, students receive a Certificate of Completion and prepare to take the proficiency examination by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD).  Some of the areas of study:  Roles and Responsibilities; Microbiology; Infection Control; Decontamination; Patient Care Equipment; Preparing and Packaging of Surgical Instruments; Sterilization; Sterile Storage; Distribution.

Prerequisites: None.

Home Health Aide







This program discusses:

·         Introduction of Aides and agency role

·         Interpretation of medical and social needs of the client

·         Personal cares services

·         Nutrition

·         Cleaning and care task in the home

Completion of this course will qualify students for the State (California) certification as a Home Health Aide.  Students receiving the certificate will have entry skills as a Home Health Aide in the home setting.  Job title: Home Health Aide.

Prerequisites: Must Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Acute Care Nurse Assistant

This course is designed to prepare CNAs for employment in an acute care facility.  The curriculum provides a review of nursing assistant skills with emphasis on specialized acute care areas such as medical, surgical, orthopedic, pediatric, and obstetrical units. This course includes both classroom instruction and clinical practice. At the completion of the course, students will demonstrate knowledge of skills required to assist the nurse in providing nursing care and service to the patient in an acute care setting. Job Title: Acute Care Nurse Assistant.

Prerequisites: Must Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Restorative/Rehabilitative Nursing Assistant


This course is designed to provide CNAs optimal physical, activities of daily living, range of motion exercises and mobility among others to enhance the client’s/resident’s quality of life.

Job Title: Restorative/Rehabilitative Nursing Assistant.

Prerequisites: Must Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Home Care Aide

Your role as a caregiver; terms of employment; basic safety; precautions; emergency procedure; infection control; understanding client rights; lifting and moving clients; recognizing and reporting abuse; helping with activities of daily; living and independence ADLs.