Medical Certificate Programs

The FUHSD Adult School offers three medical certificate programs. 

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program in a blended classroom, is designed to train students as Certified Nursing Assistants.  We teach how to provide compassionate and competent patient care along with the technical and professional skills necessary to effectively work as a Nursing Assistant and pass the State of California certification with the Department of Public Health.  Our CNA program will help you reach your goal of a successful, rewarding and meaningful career in healthcare that will make a difference to those in need.

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) program prepares Certified Nurse Assistants for certification as Home Health Aides by the State of California. These classes will begin again in the spring of 2021.

Medical Interpreting program Online provides valuable training to enhance accurate communication with patients through all stages of medical care.  This program consists of three classes

  • Medical Terminology: Beginning
  • Medical Terminology: Advanced
  • Medical Interpreter

Upon successful completion of all three classes, students are eligible to take the California or National Interpreter certification exams.