Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Certified nursing assistants perform basic nursing functions involving patient care, working under the supervision of a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or physician. In general, CNAs attend to matters related to personal hygiene, safety, nutrition, exercise, and elimination. Maintaining patient comfort is a priority.
Lab fee: $150.
Registration for these courses are closed for self-registration. In order to register for the classes, each student must submit the following:
· TB Screening within the last 12 months, positive reactors are to have signed a symptom checklist within the last 12 months
· 2 MMR vaccines both since 1980 or Rubella and Rubeola titers
· Tetanus vaccine within the last 10 years
· Hepatitis B series (3 shots)
· Proof of Varicella immunity- titer or proof of vaccine accepted
· Current CPR from an American Heart Health Care Provider
· Drug screen ($30.00)
· Background check with Caregiver Criminal History Screening Program (CCHSP) Fingerprints required. ($65.00)
Students can obtain a clincal clearance packet by attending an orientation. Dates and times of orientations will be posted around the Health and Public Services Building or you can contact the program directly for more information. Course admission is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check, which will be completed during the first week of class.
NA 104 Certified Nursing Assistant Fundamentals 4.0 Credits
NA 105 Certified Nursing Assistant Clinicals 4.0 Credits