Instructors: Lori DelCore and Tiffanie Wright
Health Occupations (CNA)
This course is designed to meet the state training requirements for certified nursing assistants (CNA). The course combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for development of basic skills needed to care for the elderly. Course content focuses on teaching the nursing assistant to provide safe, effective, and caring service to the elderly or chronically ill resident in a long term setting. To qualify for certification, the student must complete 76 hours of skills assessments within the class. Excellent attendance is critical. Physical demands are part of the training and skills required of the certified nursing assistant. Skills in science, math, communications, health, and social sciences are reinforced.