Northern California Healthcare Institute


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Nurse Assistant Training Program

Training Nurse Assistants in Delivering Quality Patient Care

You’ve come to the right place!  Get your CNA training and be certified here at Northern California Healthcare Institute.  We put an emphasis on high-quality learning and expert healthcare training at the Northern California Healthcare Institute to not only prepare you for a career in the profession, but also to develop you as an instrument of change in the lives of others.

Northern California Healthcare Institute(NCHI) is a healthcare organization located in the San Francisco East Bay.  Our mission is to proved high quality healthcare training to healthcare professionals, students, and the community, and to advance healthcare knowledge and improve patient outcomes.  NCHI plans to achieve this through providing a wide range of healthcare courses, state of the art training facilities and experienced faculty and staff.

CDPH Approved Nurse Assistant Training Program

Become Certified In 6 Weeks

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Why Choose Us

At Northern California Healthcare Institute, we’re not just about training – we’re about transformation. Our Nurse Assistant Training Program and Career Mindset Coaching are your gateway to a brighter future. Here’s what sets us apart:

Embark on a journey of hands-on learning and compassionate care. Gain practical skills that transcend textbooks, working alongside experienced professionals.

With us, you’ll enjoy:

Real-World Experience: Learn by doing in real healthcare settings, building the skills that employers value most

Certification Excellence: Graduate with a recognized certification that opens doors to a rewarding career in healthcare.

Personalized Guidance: Benefit from individualized mentorship, ensuring you’re well-prepared for the challenges and rewards of the healthcare field.

Career Mindset Coaching: Your career success starts with the right mindset. Our coaching goes beyond traditional approaches to empower you for lifelong achievements. Experience:

  • Mindset Mastery: Develop a mindset primed for success, overcoming obstacles and seizing opportunities.

  • Goal Attainment: Set and achieve career goals that align with your passion and potential.

  • Confidence Boost: Elevate your self-assurance and interpersonal skills, making an impact in every professional interaction.

Partnered Power: Backed by Purple Light Healing and Coaching LLC, we bring an unmatched network of resources to guide your journey. Together, we’re dedicated to nurturing your growth, from skill acquisition to personal transformation.

Online or On-Site Flexibility: Whether you prefer virtual learning or an in-person experience, our programs cater to your preferences. Embrace the flexibility that suits your lifestyle while staying connected to industry experts.

Join us at Northern California Healthcare Institute and step into a world where education meets empowerment.

Your potential is waiting – let’s unlock it together!”


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Why Becoming A CNA is Important In This Economy

In today’s economy, obtaining a certification to become a nurse assistant can be a vital step towards securing employment and building a sustainable career. With an increasing demand for healthcare services, the role of nurse assistants has become more critical than ever. Nurse assistants are the backbone of the healthcare system and play a vital role in delivering quality patient care.
First and foremost, certification as a nurse assistant demonstrates that an individual possesses the necessary skills and knowledge to perform the duties of a healthcare professional. Certification is an endorsement of a person’s skills and competence, making them more attractive to potential employers. It helps employers identify qualified individuals and eliminates the need for extensive training, which can be time-consuming and expensive. Thus, certification saves time, effort, and resources for both the employee and the employer.

Moreover, the certification process provides nurse assistants with valuable training and education that is necessary for providing quality care to patients. The certification process involves rigorous training, which includes clinical and classroom instruction. Nurse assistants learn critical skills, such as taking vital signs, bathing and dressing patients, and assisting with medical procedures. This training ensures that nurse assistants have a solid foundation in the skills required to deliver effective patient care.

NCHI students in class

Become a CNA in just 6 weeks, and start your career in healthcare.

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Furthermore, certification as a nurse assistant enhances the credibility of the healthcare system. By ensuring that every nurse assistant is certified, patients can feel more confident in the quality of care they receive. The certification process provides a level of assurance to patients and their families that they are being cared for by professionals who are knowledgeable, skilled, and committed to providing the best possible care.

In conclusion, certification as a nurse assistant is essential in today’s economy, given the growing demand for healthcare services. Certification provides individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their duties competently, making them more attractive to employers. Additionally, it provides valuable training, enhances the credibility of the healthcare system, and gives patients the confidence that they are being cared for by professionals who are competent and committed to providing the best possible care. Therefore, obtaining a certification as a nurse assistant can be a wise investment for individuals seeking a stable and fulfilling career in the healthcare industry.

Our Mission

At Northern California Healthcare Institute, in dynamic partnership with Purple Light Healing and Coaching, our mission is to illuminate pathways to holistic growth and professional excellence. Guided by the principles of compassionate education and transformative support, we empower individuals to achieve their fullest potential in the healthcare arena and beyond.

We are dedicated to:

  • Nurturing Competence: Equipping aspiring healthcare professionals with hands-on training, cutting-edge knowledge, and real-world experience to excel in their chosen fields.

  • Fostering Wellness: Enriching lives through the integration of mind, body, and spirit, ensuring not only technical expertise but also holistic well-being.

  • Cultivating Leadership: Instilling the values of leadership, empathy, and collaboration, shaping individuals who contribute positively to healthcare teams and their communities.

  • Igniting Transformation: Facilitating personal growth and mindset shifts through comprehensive coaching, helping individuals embrace challenges as opportunities for advancement.

  • Building Bridges: Forging connections and collaborations that transcend boundaries, uniting healthcare and personal development to create a unified journey of growth.

Together with our esteemed partner, Purple Light Healing and Coaching, we envision a future where education is not confined to classrooms but is a lifelong journey of illumination.

We stand as beacons of guidance, lighting the way for every individual who aspires to make a meaningful impact in the world of healthcare and beyond.

Benefits of Becoming A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Becoming a certified nurse assistant (CNA) can be a rewarding career choice with many potential benefits.

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In summary, becoming a certified nurse assistant offers many potential benefits, including high demand for healthcare workers, a short training period, career advancement opportunities, flexibility, and emotional rewards. These benefits make CNA an attractive career choice for those interested in the healthcare field and dedicated to providing quality care to patients.

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Norcalhi Business Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:00am-5:00p

Due to on-going classes, all visits are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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