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2017 Classes Schedule
Space is limited.  Please register in advance.
 
 
LVN STATE BOARD REVIEW SEMINAR
Prepare confidently knowing that your NCLEX exam study materials are relevant and current to the NCLEX examination.  Every year, nursing experts edit, update and expand on the course materials to make sure they are up-to-date and accurate.  We are here to help you achieve your goal in passing your state boards and becoming a LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE!  Join the thousands who have passed and are now part of the nursing job force.
 
2017 CLASS SCHEDULE FOR VN REVIEW
At this time, due to an overwhelming amount of NCLEX candidates, we can only accept a group of 10+ in order to form a class. This is a 3 day class review.
*If you are registering as a group, please call.  We can set up a class for you and your classmates as well.  Please inquire.
 
July 21,22,23 FULL
July  28,29,30 FULL
August 4,5,6 FULL
August  18,19,20 FULL
September  8,9,10 OPEN
September 22,23,24 FULL
October 6,7,8 OPEN 
October 27,28,29 FULL
November 10,11,12 FULL
November 3,4,5 OPEN
December 8,9,10 FULL
December 22,23,24 OPEN
 Time: 8:30AM - 3:30PM
Location: Cypress, CA. (Parking is FREE.) 
Discounted Rates available for hotel accommodations.
Congratulations to our students who PASSED the NCLEX! 
We are happy and proud of your accomplishments.




          LVN State Board Review Seminar
          All materials included.
          Fee: $275.00


         LVN State Board Review Seminar
         All materials included.
         Fee: $250 Group of 5+



 
 
Testimonials from students
"Highly recommended!  I couldn't have done it
without your help.  Thank you" -R.P., LVN
"Your instructor(s) are the best.  Passing the NCLEX is the goal." -M.B., LVN
"She showed compassion in what she does. 
Thank you for the great class." Y.L.,LVN
"Anybody can read a book.  They explained how to approach questions and how to answer difficult questions.  Made it really simple." -A.P.
"Awesome instruction!" -S.G.
-It is estimated that employment for LVNs will increase by 21% from 2008 to 2018, which is more than the average occupation.
-Median salary for LVNs range
from 43,000 to 58,000.
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Most, if not all, facilities and/or employers won't hire you unless you have your IV Therapy/BloodWithdrawal Certification.  Be on the leading edge and make yourself marketable.  Get CERTIFIED!
            
IV THERAPY & BLOODWITHDRAWAL STATE CERTIFICATION
Accredited programs, like ours, provide assurance to employers and staff members.
 
Course Description: IV Therapy & BloodWithdrawal Certification training prepares participants to effectively deliver nursing care to patients on infusion therapies and gain confidence in their abilities.  Whether you are a new grad, first timer, or RN with years of IV therapy/bloodwithdrawal experience, you will greatly benefit from this class.  To ensure students feel comfortable during testing, safety issues and possible complications are covered prior to examination. 
ALL COURSE PARTICIPANTS will be issued an IV Therapy/BloodWithdrawal Certificate. LVNs will receive (36 CE Contact Hours) at the completion of the class. RNs are encourage to attend the class in order to update their knowledge. Most healthcare facilities are now requiring RNs to take an IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal Course to be considered for employment.
***Effective immediately, we have raised our rates for ther IV/BLDWDL Cert Class in order to accommodate the rising cost of materials.  Regardless of the increase, we have been found to be cost-effective compared to others around.  Group rates will apply for those who register with 5+ to the $195.00. If you are interested, please register well in advance as classes tend to fill in quickly. 
15 students per 1 instructor.  
 
 2017 Class Schedule
August 4, 5, 6 FULL
August 11, 12, 13 FULL
August 25, 26, 27 CANCELLED
September 15, 16, 17 CLOSED
September 22, 23, 24 FULL
September 29, 30 October 1 OPEN
October 13, 14, 15 FULL
October 27, 28, 29 OPEN
November 10, 11, 12 FULL
November 17, 18, 19 OPEN
December 15, 16, 17 OPEN
December 22, 23, 24 FULL

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE REGISTER AS CLASSES TEND TO FILL UP MONTHS AHEAD OF TIME.
Time: 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM 
Location: LA/Orange County (Parking is FREE.)
Discounted Rates available for hotel accommodations.
We can come to your school and/or facility to conduct a class.
Hours are within strict compliance of the BVNPT Code of Regulations.  No Homestudy or On-line Course will be accepted and/or recognized by the BVNPT. For more information regarding their policy, please contact BVNPT @ (916) 263-7800 or email at BVNPT@dca.ca.gov.
***LVNs: please allow 6-8 weeks for the BVNPT to
update your status on the web
 
 
 
 
IV Therapy & BloodWithdrawal State Certification Class
All Materials and Fees Included.
Price: $215.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal Cert Class
5+ Group Discount. Indicate which group you are from.
Price: $195.00
Late Registration Fee
Please add if paying within 3 days of the start of class.
Price: $25.00
Madelyn M. RN, discussing PICC/Central Lines Care & Maintenance.
Elizabeth J. , very thorough in her discussion topic!
Ronald H., LVN "safety, safety, safety".
Madelyn (RN) , checking to see the bevel.......Paul G. (right)
Our goal is to provide our course participants a professional
environment conducive to learning.
*****Permission from students obtained prior to publishing photos.
 
Testimonials from course participants/students
"Our instructor went above and beyond the course description. She made the information understandable and reliable. It is a lot of info in such a short time and she presented in an easy, clear and timely format. After the first day of class, I had already referred this class to the Director of my nursing school".-V.L, LVN

"Wow, I wish this class was incorporated into our program. Awesome class!"
-E.G., RN student
"Very motivated about what she is teaching".-R.H., LVN
"I highly recommend this class particularly the instructor. She understands student concerns about the unknown and reinforces the Back To Basics interventions and encourages everyone to pursue and continue
their education." -T.B., RN student
"Excellent class! Ana is an awesome instructor. Will definitely recommend this class to other RN students! My comfort/competence level went up tremendously after the very first day!" -J.P., RN student
"The instructor was AWESOME! We all learned so much from her. She took the time to answer all of our questions. She genuinely cared and wanted us to learn. I wish all instructors were like her!!" -J. S., RN student
"Instructor was great! Always encouraged the students to ask questions. She never made ayone feel any less for asking. Gave thorough explanations of subject matter & application in real-world situations. Would highly recomment this class & instructor." -M.N
"Thank you A.B. You're a great teacher.  I've learned some good techniques from you." -K.D., RN
"I would recommend this class to all of
my co-workers & classmates." -I.T
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"I had so much fun taking this class especially that the instructor is so comfortable to talk to and easy to approach." -K.P., LVN
"It was a great class.  Not boring. The instructor has a good humor, which is always needed to keep the class alive!  Bravo!" -K.A
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"All the instructors were positive!  Thank you for a great class!" A.G.
 
"I wanted to write to say THANK YOU once again for providing  this weekend's IV certification and Blood Withdrawal Class.  My instructor was simply put quite awesome.  Very professional and knowledgeable amongst a host of other wonderful traits which I am sure you are all already aware of! I came  into this weekend really nervous not knowing what to expect and I walked away being confident to practice my new skills in a clinical setting. Education is truly one of the most priceless gifts in my book so there are definitely not enough words to express my gratitude to you all."- J.B.A., LVN  
"I loved this class. Not only did I learn how to start IV's & draw blood but I got a lot of insight into the nursing field." -M.S., LVN
"The instructor is awesome! This was my second class I've taken with her and I have gained much knowledge from her." -Y.L.
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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (CPR)
Accredited programs, like ours, provide assurance to employers and staff members.
 
The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO).  It is intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.  These healthcare providers may include (but are not limited to) physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician's assistants, residents or fellows of medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel.  The course is also designed for anyone who is required to take a healthcare provider course for employment.  Proficiency in the skills of this course is a prerequisite for AHA advanced courses in resuscitation, including advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), and BLS instructor courses.
Classes are ongoing on an individual or group basis.  Call to make an appointment or have an instructor(s) go to your facility/school.
Costs: Certification: $40.00
Recertification:$30.00
American Heart Association Position Statement/Policy
The textbook is an integral part of the education process and the student should have the current textbook throughout the time that the information is required.  Each student must have the current appropriate textbook for use before, during and after the course. 
The American Heart Association promotes knowledge of and proficiency in CPR/BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose.  Although this course is not sponsored by any AHA component, some or all materials utilized by the faculty or students may be American Heart Association materials supplied on a cost basis.  Any fees charged for this course do not
represent revenue to the AHA.  The American Heart Association endorses only
those products that are developed by the AHA.
Permission from course participants/students obtained prior to publishing photos.
***AHA New BLS Updated Class Being Taught Now!!!
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NURSING ASSISTANT/HOME HEALTH AIDE CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES (NAC# 6737)
Accredited programs, like ours, provide assurance to employers and staff members.
Under the California Department of Public Health, Aide & Technician Certification, CNA's, HHA's are required to renew 48 hours of in-service/CE hours during their present certification period. (24 hours per year).
Our CNA/HHA Continuing Education Program consists of the following classes:
Sexual Harassment
Resident's Rights
Feeding Techniques:Adult Dysphagic Patients
Alzheimer's Disease: Coping With Confusion
Body Mechanics: The Science of Moving Safely
The Confused Resident: Strategies for Quality Care
Measures To Prevent Pressure Sores
Infection Control
Universal Precautions: AIDS and Hepatitis B
Restraints: A Last Resort
Skin Assessment for CNAs/HHAs
Sexual Transmitted Disease: The Keys To Prevention
Bowel and Bladder
Foley Catheter Care
It's Your Back!
Patient Confidentiality
* more courses are being added......
If there is a subject matter you do not see but wish to have presented at your facility, please call and ask us.
Classes are ongoing.  Please call us to set up your class within your facility.
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EKG Interpretation Class
Our EKG Interpretaiton Class is ideal for the novice, as well as for the experienced professional.  Refresh your skills and update your knowledge. This 2 day class is limited in size to ensure personalized instruction and guidance to give you the ability to retain the knowledge you will learn. At the end of the course, there will be an exam. 80% or higher is required to pass.
Day 1: heart anatomy, conduction system, rhythm identification, rhythm breakdown, components of a complex.
Day 2: rhythm review, practice reading EKG strips, reading cardiac monitor, lead placement, therapeutic modalities.
Class Location: Cypress, CA.
or please call to set up a class at your facility or school. 
NURSING STUDENTS: If you are in Term 4 or cardiovascular section of the curriculum, as per our students, it is recommended that you take this course to help supplement what is being taught.  
LA Southwest College RN Students
"This weekend's class was excellent! The instructor is great to work with and her years of expertise are reflected in her lectures. She was definitely a team player and made the entire class feel comfortable in her presence. EKG are no longer 3 scary letters". -T.D, RN student
"I highly recomment taking this class. I passed my finals with flying colors!"- B.R., RN Student  LASW College
"I understand! Thank you for explaining it to me interms I can grasp."- T.G., RN
"I thought I would never get. Now I do. Thank you!"- K.M., RN
"Thank  you for making it really simple to understand how to read EKG".- W.B.,RN
CLASS DATES
disclaimer: For the class to continue there must be at least 15 registered.
January 23, 24 
February 20,21
March 20,21 
April 17,18  
May 15,16
June 12,13 
8:30am-3:30pm
Parking is FREE.
EKG Interpretation Class
2 day class/Individual.
Price: $125.00
EKG Interpretation Class
2 day class/Group 15+.
Price: $95.00
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You may pay on-line or mail a check or money order to
Applied Nursing Advancement
P.O. Box 3463
Cypress, CA,90630
*$25.00 late registration fee for those registering within 3 business days of course commencement.  No checks will be accepted for late registration.
*$20.00 processing fee for any returned checks.
Confirmation by mail or via email will be sent out prior to start of class.
** There is a $25.00 fee for a copy of your cetificate.
Cancellation/Refunds: 
The following are conditions of our refund. ALL requests must be done in writing and may be mailed in or emailed to us.
1. The course instructors reserve the right to cancel the course within five business days of the first class session due to insufficient enrollment and/or class location may change to accomodate all registrants. All pre-registrants will receive 90% refund, less 10% non-refundable registration fee OR may reschedule the same course at a later date. This is valid up to 3 months from the date of the cancelled class.
2. We do NOT offer refunds on courses that were cancelled or were not attended by the student. Instead, we will offer a credit to the student towards the same course for any student cancellation or non-attendance. This credit is redeemable and valid up to 3 months from the date of cancellation or non-attendance. This credit becomes void and remains non-refundable after this 3 month period. Students may reschedule up to 3 times.
3. If a student wishes to transfer registration/payment for the same course at a later date, they may do so at no extra cost.  This may be done by emailing us your request.
4. ALL registration fees are non-refundable. Registration fees refer to 10% of the cost of the course, less the transaction fee if registration was done online.
 5. No refunds will be given to transferee.  No refunds given once class starts. Refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.