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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

CNA/Nurse Assistant Certificate


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The Nursing Assistant Training Program has been designed to provide students with the theory and skills necessary to give basic patient care in a nursing home or hospital. The course includes instruction in basic bedside skills such as bed baths, moving and lifting, enemas, and other techniques. Students will receive practice in a lab setting and in a nursing home. Successful completion of this program qualifies the student for the Illinois Basic Nursing Assistant Certificate and to take the state approved Competency Examination.

Program Requirements


Program Total: 7 credits


* Along with regular lectures, students will have clinicals in some local facilities such as long-term care facilities, where they will perform basic nursing care under the guidance of a registered nurse.

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