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Nurse Assistant & Home Health Aide


The Spring 2018 application for the Nurse Assistant course is available now through December 1, 2017. Click on the links below to access the application and instructions.

The application is a step-by-step process:

It is important to apply as soon as possible as there are limited seats in the course and it fills up quickly. Therefore, it is equally important to read ALL of the instructions to ensure you provide the proper documents when asked to do so.

If you have specific questions, please email Professor Blaney at 

Spring 2018 CNA Application Instructions

Spring 2018 CNA Application 

Spring 2018 CNA Course Schedule


The application for the Spring 2017 Home Health Aide (Nurse 101) course is now closed. The next class will be held Spring 2018 - check back here for details!

Nurse 101 Schedule - Spring 2017

For students who are interested in vocational training and who are not necessarily seeking a college degree, we offer two classes:

NURSE 100 - Nurse Assistant - Click here for course flier

NURSE 101 - Home Health Aide

The Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide courses are designed for students who:

Click here to watch a video of the ARC Nurse Assistant & Home Health Aide programs!

Other Important Gainful Employment Information and Opportunities/Links:

Department of Labor Job Market for Certified Nurse Assistant, Job Titles in Healthcare

Department of Labor Job Market for Home Health Aide

California Department of Public Health


NOTE:  Certified Nurse Assistant Testing - American River College no longer does testing. Contact Info: Northern California Regional Testing Center, Mission College, 3000 Mission College Blvd., MS 19, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (408) 855-5203, 855-5216