Students attend California Career College in Canoga Park, CA, a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. California Career College degrees go up to the Certificate.
The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.
California Career College is selective and does not offer open admission.
There are 148 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). California Career College has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Vocational Nursing Program at California Career College (the ôProgramö) will prepare High School Graduates (or equivalent) in the role of nursing, the goal of which is to meet the varied health care needs of the community. The primary focus of the program will be to provide each student with concepts and principles that are basic to nursing and the provision of patient care. The problem-solving appraisal of the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) has been integrated throughout the Program. The role of the Vocational Nurse as he/she assists the physician and the Registered Nurse with the steps in this process will be utilized throughout both the classroom and clinical curriculum."
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