Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant 1 & CNA 2

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NURSING ASSISTANT 1

The Nursing Assistant course is offered every term

Registration for Winter Term classes begins on December 5th!

Winter term Informational Meetings in November:

It is highly recommended you attend an informational meeting before you register. The next Informational Meetings are:

  • Wednesday, November 29th, 5:15-6:15 pm, room 106, DCA 101 W 10th Ave
  • Thursday, November 30th, 10:30-11:30 am, room 107, DCA 101 W 10th Ave

Course Information

The Nursing Assistant course provides the student with the skills to perform basic level nursing care. Content includes introduction to health care facilities, role of the nursing assistant, communication, medical terminology, basic body structure and function, patient needs, basic growth and development, preventing infection, body mechanics, and much more. This course is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Upon successful completion of this non-credit course, students may sit for the Oregon State Board of Nursing certification exam for nursing assistants at an additional fee.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites required to register for the Nursing Assistant Course. NO application or pretesting is required for this course.

One Term Only: The Nursing Assistant 1 course is ONE TERM ONLY. It is split into two half-term classes, Part One and Clinical Part Two, one following the other:

PART ONE: Classroom

This is part one of a two-part class. Upon successful completion of Nursing Assistant Class-Part One, you will be able to register for Nursing Assistant Clinical-Part Two. Nursing Assistant Class-Part One and Nursing Assistant Clinical- Part Two must be successfully completed in order to sit for the Oregon State Board of Nursing certification exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. Classes will be held at the Downtown Campus (DCA), 101 W 10th Ave.

Winter Term 2018 Class Days, Times & Locations

  • 8 am-noon, M/W/F, Jan 8-Feb 2, DCA, Rm 327 (83 hrs $629) - Carrick
  • 1-5 pm, M/W/F, Jan 8-Feb 2, DCA, Rm 327 (83 hrs $629) - Carrick
  • 9 am-3 pm, Tu/Th, Jan 9-Feb1, DCA, Rm 327 (83 hrs $629) - Leach
  • 5-9 pm. Tu/W/Th, Jan 9-Feb1, DCA, Rm 327 (83 hrs $629) - Kersgaard

PART TWO: Clinical

This is Part Two of a two-part class.You must successfully complete Nursing Assistant Part One, in order to register for Nursing Assistant Clinical - Part Two. This Class is designed to give the student a course of practice of basic level nursing care and skills. 

Winter Term 2018 Class Days, Times & Locations for Part Two: Clinical

  • 6 am-2 pm M/W/F, Feb 5-Mar 9, Location TBA (75 hrs $629) - Carrick
  • 2-10 pm, M/W/F, Feb 5-Mar 9, Location TBA ( 75 hrs $629) - Carrick
  • 9 am-3 pm, Tu/W/Th, Feb 6-Mar 10, Location TBA ( 75 hrs $629) - Leach
  • 4-10 pm Tu/W/Th, Feb 6-Mar 10, Location TBA (75 hrs $629) - Kersgaard

Nursing Assistant Class-Part One and Clinical- Part Two:

Both Part One and Part Two must be successfully completed in order to sit for the Oregon State Board of Nursing certification exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Space is limited! Winter Term registration starts on December 5th!

Textbooks for Nursing Assistant 1 Classes:

Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long Term Care Workbook, ISBN: 978-1604250626
4th Edition, 16, Author: Dugan, Publisher: Hartman, Cost: $16.85
 
Nursing Assistant Care: Long Term Care and Home Care Textbook, ISBN: 978-1604250619, 4th Edition, 16, Author: Dugan, Publisher: Hartman, Cost: $52.88

Remember: Save your receipts, if you go to work in an LTC (long term care facility) after obtaining your certificate, and work there a minimum amount of time, you can obtain reimbursement for your course costs from that long term care employer...including textbook and testing fees!

Funding and Benefits are Available

Do You Qualify for Veteran's Benefits? You can use your benefits to pay for this class! For more information contact VA Educational Benefits, Main Campus, Building 19, Room 233, (541) 463-5663 or 5683.

To Register: Go to our online registration system.

NURSING ASSISTANT 2 - Acute Care

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CNA 2 class is offered every term

CNA 2 registration for Winter Term 2018 opens on December 5th.

Winter Term 2018 Class Days, Times & Locations:

Class: Jan 22-Feb 2, Mon through Fri, 3-9pm, Main Campus, LCC30, Nursing Lab 240.

Clinical: Feb 5-7, Mon,Tue, Wed, 3pm-12am Location will be given by instructor.

Course Information:

A CNA 2 is a CNA 1 who has received specialized training in more depth to assist licensed nursing personnel in hospital and other acute care settings in providing nursing care for patients.

CNA 2 costs $699. This course is a total of 88 hours.

Prerequisites: CNA 2 students must be listed on the OSBN registry as a CNA in good standing in Oregon prior to enrolling in the program.


For additional information about Nursing Assistant classes contact Kathy Calise.

Current term class information.