Bridge Programs

Medical Assistant Bridge to Nursing Assistant Program Description

(MA to NAC) Medical Assistant Alternative Training Program MA's can take this bridge to CNA in 3 days for a total of 24 hours. After completing this course MA's will be able to take state exam.


Students must have an active MA license to enroll in this course.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years old 
  • Have High School Diploma, GED, and Higher Education equivalency or pass entrance exam.
  • Pass the entrance exam with 75% passing grade. Exam may be retaken once free of charge. 
  • Must pass CELSA Test with 75% passing grade (if applicable). Test may be retaken, free of charge.
  • Current Medical Assistant Certificate or transcript from a school accredited by ABHES (the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools) or CAAHEP (the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs).
  • Complete a background inquiry form. Any record of crimes against persons will prevent an individual from working in this field.
  • Provide documentation of a completed two step tuberculosis test. If the results are positive a chest x-ray result must be provided.

Home Care Aide to Nursing Assistant Program Description

(HCA to NAC) Home Care Aide Alternative Training Program 
Home Care Aides can take this bridge to CNA in 3 days for a total of 24 hours. After completing this course HCA's will be able to take state exam. 


Students must have an active HCA license to enroll in this course.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have High School Diploma, GED, and Higher Education equivalency or pass entrance exam.
  • Pass the entrance exam with 75% passing grade. Exam may be retaken, once, free of charge.
  • Must pass CELSA Test with 75% passing grade (if applicable). Test may be retaken, once, free of charge.
  • Current Home Care Aide License
  • Complete a background inquiry form. Any record of crimes against persons will prevent an individual from working in this field.

About Our Course

(MA to CNA) Nursing Assistant Alternative Training Program for Medical Assistant Certified Medical Assistants can take this bridge to CNA in 3 days for a total of 24 hours. After completing this course MA's will be able to take state exam.


Documentation verifying current MA certification is required prior to enrollment (Accredited by AAMA or AMT or NHA or NCCT)  


(HCA to NAC) This is a Home Care Aide alternative training program. Home Care Aides can take this bridge to CNA in 3 days for a total of 24 hours. After completing this course HCA's will be able to take the Nursing Assistant Certified state exam. 

Students must have an active HCA license to enroll in this course.


Costs: $510

Upcoming Course Schedule

Class Schedule

1st day : 8am - 4:30pm

2nd day: 8am- 4:30pm

3rd day: 6am - 2:30pm


Course Dates:


December 5th, 6th, 7th

December 18th, 19th, 20th

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January 29th, 30th, 31st


***Not available in Kent location***


Call 253-252-39576 or Email info@healthprofessionalsinstitute.com to enroll today.

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