Quality Career Pathways: Vinton Campus
Take your CNA Classes at one of our two Omaha locations.
The Quality Career Pathways Vinton Campus, conveniently located just off I-80 and the 42nd Street exit, offers select courses throughout the year. Check the Course Calendars for all the details.
Please note: The Vinton Campus is only staffed during scheduled class times. If you need to reach the administrative staff, please visit the Fort Campus at 5437 N 103rd St or call 402.609.9583.
4060 Vinton Street, Ste 101
Omaha, NE 68105
Course Options Available At The Vinton and Fort Campuses of Quality Career Pathways
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
This 76-hour course Certified Nurse Aide / CNA Class is offered as an online hybrid or as a traditional 100% in-person class. You will learn how to check vital signs, make up patient beds, and assist patients with personal tasks. Upon graduation you will be ready to work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse / RN or a Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN in a variety of settings such as health care facility, hospital, nursing home, long-term care facility, or in a patient’s own home. In some cases, CNAs can also assist practical nurses with basic medical procedures. This course is the premier CNA class in Omaha.
Certified Medication Aide (CMA)
Become a Certified Medication Aide / CMA in this 40-hour Course. Offered as an online hybrid, you will complete 24 hours online before coming to class for 12 hours. Competency and written testing is completed on-site at the completion of the course. The exams fees are included in the course tuition rates. In this course you will learn the five rights of safe medication administration including accurate and complete documentation, the resident’s rights, especially the right to refuse medication, and how to administer medications in clinical setting by the following routes: oral, inhalation, topical and instillation
The Pharmacy Technician / Pharm Tech Program is a 12-week course that combines online learning and in-class checkpoints. Plus, through an externship, students will have the opportunity to experience both retail and inpatient settings. This course prepares and meets the requirements for students to register and take the ExCPT exam through the National Healthcareer Association. Upon completion of all course requirements and successfully passing the ExCPT exam, students will be awarded certification and will be allowed to use the credentials of CPhT in all 50 states.
Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
The Personal Care Assistant / PCA course designed for individuals new to healthcare and the skills it takes to care for others. This course also explores the unique careers and employers available in the healthcare industry. Since it is only 12-hours, it is the perfect first step for someone exploring a new medical career. This course covers: a healthcare system overview; the roles and responsibilities of a PCA; ethical and legal behavior; communication & cultural diversity; infection prevention & standard precautions; safety & body mechanics; physical, psychological, & social health; confusion, dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease; human development & aging; mental health; dying, death & hospice; nutrition; caring for yourself; and basic personal care skills.
Basic Life Support
Most Omaha-area hospitals require BLS certification for their CNAs, CMAs, Nurses and staff. That is why we offer this 3.5 hour Basic Life Support Course. The entire class takes place in-person at the school and includes demonstration videos plus participation in simulated clinical scenarios to reinforce skills proficiency. Upon completion of this American Heart Association class, you will receive your eCard that that is valid for two years.
This one-day Children’s Pediatric CNA / PEDS Program, based on curriculum written by Omaha’s Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, will teach you how to adapt your CNA (certified nursing assistant/certified nursing aide) skills in order to care for children. Additionally, it will prepare you to work within hospital and clinic settings. In this course you will learn basic pediatric nursing skills such as checking patients’ vital signs; how to assess the growth and development stages with communication and behavior management strategies for each age group; how to identify and report emotional, physical and sexual abuse and neglect; patient rights and mental health needs of minors; and effective communication, interaction and de-escalation techniques while providing care and with family members involved.