ES100 CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA)
Certified Nursing Assistants are responsible for direct, hands-on care to residents of long-term care facilities. The class is designed to teach skills in resident care which will qualify students to perform uncomplicated nursing procedures and to assist licensed practical nurses or registered professional nurses in direct resident care. By combining 75 hours of classroom instruction with 100 hours of “hands on” direct care training, students will have the skills and knowledge to enter one of the fastest growing professions in the healthcare industry. CNAs can work in nursing homes, hospitals, home health, Dr.'s offices, hospice, and private duty care.
Requirements: To be eligible for the CNA Training Program, students must be:
- At least 18 years of age
- Negative 2 step TB test or chest X-ray
- Pass background check
ES185 RESTORATIVE NURSING ASSISTANT (RNA)
Restorative Nursing Assistants actively participate in the therapeutic process of residents of health care facilities under direction and guidance of licensed personnel. The Restorative Nursing Assistant (RNA) is an expanded role for the Certified Nurse Assistant. The RNA acquires special knowledge, skills, and techniques in therapeutic rehabilitation as prescribed and supervised by licensed personnel. This course provides an excellent overview of the field of therapeutic healthcare, including physical, recreational, occupational and speech therapy. Students are taught techniques and methods to assist residents with ambulation, transfer, activities of daily living and other activities based on therapeutic theory, practices and procedures. This course is offered as incumbent training for current Certified Nursing Assistants.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Have a current negative 2 step TB test result
- Have worked in a long term care skilled facility as a CNA for at least 6 months
- Have a high school diploma or GED