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Health Careers Training
2727 "F" Street
Health Careers Center
Phone: 661-861-1151 or 661-835-1855

Health related vocational training at Bakersfield Adult School's "F" Street Health Careers Center provides a balanced blend of classroom and supervised clinical site training. Students who successfully complete their program will receive a certificate of completion and are prepared to take the state test, if applicable, and enter the job market.

Select the program you are interested in for information related to orientation, testing and course schedule.

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Programs Offered

Vocational Nurse
Cost: $6,000 plus NCLEX fee

 

Classes beginning Summer 2017
Year 1: Mondays & Tuesdays, half-day Thursdays occasional Fridays
Year 2: Wednesdays, Thursdays, and most Fridays
Classroom Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Clinical Hours: 11:00 am - 8:10 pm (hours vary)

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Medical Assistant
Cost: $950

Monday through Friday
8:20 am to 3:00 pm 18 to 20 weeks
Fall Semester Class: August 8 - Dec 18, 2016
Spring Semester Class: Jan 6, Wed - June 2, 2017

Medical Assistant students benefit from a balanced blend of classroom and supervised clinical site training at local medical offices and clinics. All trainees receive “Skills for Success” instruction throughout their training period to enhance employment potential. Upon successful completion, students are recommended to take the National Healthcareer Association CCMA exam. This course also fulfills an entry requirement for the Vocational Nursing Program.

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Nurse Assistant
Cost: $800

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm 15 weeks
Fall Semester 8/22/16 - 12/9/16
Spring Semester 1/17/17 – 5/5/17
American Red Cross certification testing at the end of course
Health Careers Center follows the Kern High
School District holiday calendar)

Nurse Assistant students benefit from a balanced blend of classroom and supervised clinical site training at local convalescent homes and hospitals. All trainees receive “Skills for Success” instruction throughout their training period to enhance employment potential. Upon successful completion, students are recommended to take the California state CNA exam. This course also fulfills an entry requirement for the Vocational Nursing Program and articulates with Bakersfield College.

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Healthcare Support Occupations
Cost: $600

Monday through Friday 8:20 am to 3:00 pm 18 - 20 weeks
Fall Semester : August 17 - December 23, 2016
Spring Semester: January 9 - June 2, 2017
Health Careers Center follows the
Kern High School District holiday calendar)

Students in the Healthcare Support Occupations program benefit from a balanced blend of classroom and supervised clinical site training at local hospitals, clinics and related medical offices. In addition, all trainees receive job readiness training and introductory computer skills instruction.

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Medical Billing and Coding
Cost: $1200

You will develop skills in insurance billing using MediSoft, a computerized practice management program. You will get a complete guide to the latest on ICD-9, ICD-10, and CPT coding along with the basics on hospital billing, patient scheduling, health insurance plans, and medical terminology. Upon successful completion, students are recommended to take the National Healthcare Association CBCS exam.

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Home Health Aide
Cost: $150

Monday through Friday
40 hours for 2 weeks
Fall Semester : December 12—23, 2016
Spring Semester: May 15—26, 2017

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