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The Annenberg School of Nursing

The Annenberg School of Nursing (ASN) is one of the nation's leading nursing schools. It is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (VNPT) and accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The facility is located on the Hirsch Family campus in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. ASN offers comprehensive Vocational Nurse, Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide programs. At ASN, we have created an intimate center of learning where you know your instructor and we know you.

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Vocational Nursing Program

Whether nursing will be your first career or your next, it all starts here. We prepare students for the state licensing exam, the NCLEX-PN, and nurse assistant (NA) students to earn certification through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The 12-month class meets Monday through Friday. The program consists of 1680 hours: 1041 hours of clinical, and 639 hours of theory. Curriculum content includes anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, fundamentals of nursing, medical-surgical nursing and obstetrics/maternal child nursing.

9 Great Reasons to Choose the Annenberg School of Nursing Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Program:

1. ASN is approved to participate in the Title IV Federal Student Aid Pell Grant and Direct Loan Programs for the Vocational Nurse Program.

2. All faiths, all backgrounds, all students can apply for funds from the Jewish Free Loan Association. These are interest-free loans.

3. Small-class sizes (only 24 students in each class).

4. Hands-on experience.

5. Easily accessible study resources.

6. Experienced, knowledgeable, and supportive faculty.

7. Complete the full-time LVN program in just 13 months.

8. Licensing pass rates above the state average.

9. LAJHealth can hire graduates of ASN to work on the beautiful LAJH campuses.

ASN School Performance Fact Sheet - Vocational Nursing Program click here

The one-of-a-kind school for one-of-a-kind nurses

If you are interested in becoming a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or Home Health Aide (HHA):

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Home Health Aide Program

In the Home Health Aide (HHA) program, students are trained to assist seniors and people who are disabled, chronically ill, or cognitively impaired. Home health aides assist with activities, such as bathing and dressing, and provide services such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, medication assistance, and transportation assistance. Home health iides work mainly in private homes. The five-day (40-hour)+ program meets Monday through Friday from 6:45 AM to 03:15 PM. This program is open to candidates who:

  • Hold a current and valid certified nurse assistant certificate.
  • Are at least 18 years of age. Can present an official transcript, high school diploma, GED certificate or equivalency.
  • Possess a valid California ID and social security number.
  • Pass a physical exam.
  • Pass a TB screening.
  • Complete a Livescan fingerprinting and background check.
  • Obtain and pass a drug screening.

ASN School Performance Fact Sheet - Home Health Aide Program click here

Nursing Fast Facts

  • Nursing is the largest healthcare occupation
  • The average age of a nurse is 40
  • As the average lifespan increases so does the need for nurses
  • Nursing skills like leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving are in high demand by all employers