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Nurse Aide Training

Begin your career in health care by registering for the Nurse Aide Training program, where classroom lecture, lab skills and clinical practicum prepare you for employment in long-term care facilities, hospitals and nursing homes.

 

Nurse Aide Training Details

Begin your career in health care by registering for the Nurse Aide Training program. Classroom lecture, lab skills, and clinical practicum will prepare you for employment in long-term care facilities, hospitals and nursing homes. Training topics include the role and function of a nurse aide, resident rights, nutrition, abuse and neglect prevention, infection control, psychosocial needs, safety and accident prevention, personal care skills, communication skills, and legal and ethical aspects of long-term care.

Participants will be prepared to sit for the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide Competency and Training Examination upon completion of the training.The fee for the complete written and skills exam is administered separately by the American Red Cross and is an addition $102.

Note: The registration deadline is two weeks prior to the start of this class. Prospective participants must hold a high school diploma or GED. Participants must pass a general physical examination plus a two-step test for tuberculosis, and must undergo a criminal background check. Documentation of these requirements must be submitted two weeks prior to the start of class.  Download the physical screening form  and complete a criminal background check. Students are also required to complete a Pennsylvania Residency verification form

Date and Hours Location Cost
124 Hours Main Campus, Center for Business and Industry $1,495
 
Classroom/Lecture
Saturdays, Jan. 21 - March 25, 2017
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch, 2 fifteen minute breaks)
 
Clinical
Saturdays & Sundays, April 1 - 22, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch, 2 fifteen minute breaks)
(No Class March 11, 2017)
 
Review and Final Exam
Saturday, April 29, 2017
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 
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Classroom/Lecture
Mon., Tues, Weds., Thurs., May 10 - 24, 2017
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch, 2 fifteen minute breaks)
 
Clinical
Mon., Tues, Weds., Thurs., May 30 - June 8, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch, 2 fifteen minute breaks)
(No Class May 25 & 29, 2017)
 
Review and Final Exam
Monday, June 12, 2017
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
   
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