Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

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INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

This free, one-hour class will introduce you to the realities of the job, and what skills and training are needed to become a Nursing Assistant. Becoming a Nursing Assistant can be a fulfilling, lifelong vocation or the first step in your health care career. Detailed information will be given about additional requirements for the completion of the program. 

Attendance at an informational meeting is required for Nursing Assistant classes. Meetings are held at the Downtown Campus, 101 W 10th Ave, Eugene. Registering for this class is not required. Choose a date and time below for the appropriate term and attend, or contact Kathy at calisek@lanecc.edu.

For Fall term 2015, beginning September 28

Wednesday, August 26, 5:15-6:15 pm, Room 107
Thursday, August 27, 10:30-11:30 am, Room 107

NURSING ASSISTANT

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 payable to the testing agency.

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

Funding is available for this class through various sources including Goodwill Industries at (541) 431-3332.

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!

THE NURSING ASSISTANT COURSE IS ONE TERM ONLY, AND IS SPLIT INTO TWO HALF-TERM CLASSES, ONE FOLLOWING THE OTHER:

Nursing Assistant Class-Part One
This is part one of a two part course. 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 certified.

Nursing Assistant Clinical-Part Two
This is part two of a two part course.You must successfully complete Nursing Assistant Class-Part One, in order to register for Nursing Assistant Clinical- Part Two. Nursing Assistant Class-Part One and Nursing Assistant Clinical- Part Two must be completed in order to sit for the Oregon State Board of Nursing certification exam to become certified. This class is designed to prepare the student in a course of practice of basic level nursing care and skills.

Cinical days may not be the same as class days. Days and times will be available the first week of class.

Textbooks for Nursing Assistant classes:

  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care & Home Care Textbook , 3rd Edition., (Hartman) , ISBN: 978-1604250305

  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant Student Workbook, (Hartman) ISBN: 978-1604250381


For additional information about Nursing Assistant classes contact Kathy Calise.

Current term class information.