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From Nursing Basics to IV Therapy Certification, Canoga Park Vocational School Offers a Pathway to Healthcare Jobs

California Career College gives diverse students with high school diplomas and GEDs the ability to enter the rapidly growing field of nursing.

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A widely respected nursing school in Canoga Park is leading the way in career education for Los Angeles-area students.  The most well-regarded name in Southern California vocational nursing schools, California Career College is offering local residents 18 or older with a high school diploma or the GED equivalent the chance to enter the booming field of healthcare by becoming licensed vocational nurses. The school also offers currently licensed vocational nurses the chance to earn their IV therapy certification, verifying their ability to perform one of the most important tasks performed by a nurse.

Ask any observer of the current job market; thanks to an aging population, healthcare in the United States is growing rapidly and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. Based in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, California Career College is offering all kinds of people the chance to embark on a truly promising new career path.  Courses cover such key topics as anatomy and physiology, nutrition, gerontology, mother/child health, pharmacology, and communication techniques.

The school has won praise both from students and educational observers for its emphasis on hands-on experience, as well as an up-to-date curriculum that is sensitive to the needs of students of all religious, social, ethnic, and sexual orientations. California Career College students come from throughout Southern California and all over the world. Members of the highly experienced faculty also come from a wide variety of highly diverse backgrounds.

The school has added an IV therapy certification program to its offerings. This 30-hour course provides instruction on all aspects of inserting the intravenous devices commonly used in hospitals and other clinical settings. IVs are used to provide medication, blood, nutrition, and hydration, all crucial to a patient's recovery.  

Founded in 2001 and accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing the following year, California Career College is based out of a newly constructed facility in Canoga Park. The school's educational program focuses on a vocational nurse's need to develop problem-solving resources and assist medical doctors and registered nurses in providing quality healthcare. Instruction is based on guidelines provided by California's Vocational Nurse Practice Act.

California Career College is also known for its commitment to helping students obtain the financial aid they may need to begin their new career path. The school provides personalized assistance for completing financial aid paperwork. Financial aid specialists are highly knowledgeable and experienced in the details of all types of aid, ranging from Federal Pell Grants and Federal Work Study to various forms of students loans.

If you are interested in starting an exciting career in the healthcare field, please call 818-710-1310 to contact California Career College. You can also visit the school's web site and apply today by filling out a student enrollment application form at www.californiacareercollege.net.

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