Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide (CNA)


Instructions for completing Step H. Drug Screening on the  Part 2 - Time-Sensitive Clinical Requirement Checklist 

All students enrolling in the HEOC 130 or 131 Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide courses must complete a Drug Screen and receive Clinical Clearance prior to the first class day to be eligible to participate in the course.  The student must pay all costs related to drug testing and complete the testing at the program designated lab.

NOTE:  Drug Screening must be completed at this designated lab and results sent by lab to the Health Sciences office at 530-225-4780.  Results will not be accepted from any other lab.  Results will not be accepted directly from the student.

The location for obtaining the drug screen for the Shasta College program is:

Compliance Associates, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                 20279 Engineers Lane, Redding, CA 96002 (end of the cul-de-sac)

Please call to make an appointment:                                                                                                                   (530) 241-2099 or (866) 844-0661

Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday 8 AM to 5 PM; Closed for lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost:  $35.00; Cash preferable.

From Highway 44 take the Airport Road exit, head south. In 1.7 miles Engineers Lane will be on the right, a Dutch Brothers Coffee stand is on the corner. We are at the end of the cul-de-sac.

From I-5 take the Bonnyview/Churn Creek Exit, head east on Churn Creek Road, make a left on Rancho Road, up the hill, to Airport Road. Turn left on Airport, 1 block, then left on Engineers Lane.


  • Go to designated lab above only
  • Pay for drug test as requested
  • No special forms required.  Identify self as a Shasta College Nursing Student
  • Show a picture ID to verify identity when requesting services
  • Ask that results be emailed directly to Shasta College, Health Sciences (they will not be sent unless requested directly by student)
  • Bring receipt of completed drug screen to division office (1400 Market St, Suite 8204, Redding, CA 96001) to obtain Life Scan fingerprinting authorization form

Do not obtain drug test until after you have completed registration for the class.  The results of the drug screening may take up to one week to complete and be emailed to the Health Sciences office.  Plan your schedule to make sure that you can complete the drug screening and still have time to complete the Live Scan criminal background check prior to the deadline established in your Enrollment Invitation letter..

Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening  

CNA Clinical Requirements Packet