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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 and are required to take reading comprehension and math tests. 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.

Date and Hours Location Cost
124 Hours Main Campus, Center for Business and Industry $1,495
Classroom/Lecture
Saturdays
Coming Fall 2016 - Dates To Be Determined
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch)
 
Clinical
Saturdays & Sundays
Dates To Be Determined
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch)
 
   
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