This program is designed to teach and train the student to function as an integral part of a health care team, under the direction of a registered or licensed nurse, in nursing homes or home health care settings.
Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the State of Illinois Nurse Aide Competency test.
|*CNA 120||Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program||7|
|CPR 120||CPR for Healthcare Providers||0.5|
|This course is mandatory for working in long-term care facilities.
*90 hours - theory
40 hours - clinic (will be held off-campus)
- AGE: Be at least 16 years of age.
- ENTRANCE TEST: Placement test score equivalent to ENG 047 or higher.
- BACKGROUND CHECK: A fingerprint background check must be initiated prior to starting class. A 2-step PPD test for TB must be completed prior to clinical.
Possible Career Opportunities
Certified Medication Aide; Certified Nurse Aide; Certified Nursing Assistant; Geriatric Nursing Assistant; Licensed Nursing Assistant; Nurses’ Aide; Nursing Aide; Nursing Assistant; State Tested Nursing Assistant
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