Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant 1 & 2

INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS for CNA1 and CNA2

Attendance at an Informational Meeting is required for registration in classes!

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. Detailed information will be given about additional requirements for the completion of the program. 

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.

Informational Meeting Dates for Spring term 2016 (Beginning March 28):

Wednesday, March 2, 5:15-6:15 pm, Room 105

Thursday, March 3, 10:30-11:30 am, Room 331

NURSING ASSISTANT 1 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 payable to the testing agency.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites required to register for the Nursing Assistant Course.

To register: Go to our online registration system.

The Nursing Assistant course is offered every term. Two sessions are usually available for registration: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9am-1pm, or Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 4pm-8pm.

The Nursing Assistant  1 course is ONE TERM ONLY. It is split into two half-term classes, one following the other:

Nursing Assistant 1 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. Each part costs $529.

Nursing Assistant 1 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 1 CLASSES:

  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant a Foundation in Care Giving Textbook, ISBN: 978-1-60425-030-5, by Diane Duggin, RN, 3rd Ed., Publisher: Hartman, Cost: $36.70-$48.90
  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant a Foundation in Care Giving Workbook, ISBN: 978-1-60425-031-2, by Diane Duggin, 3rd Ed.,Cost: $12.65-$16.85

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 AVAILABLE:

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.

NURSING ASSISTANT 2 COURSE INFORMATION

Nursing Assistant 2 class will be offered in Spring of 2016. Attendance at one of the informational meetings above is required for registering for class.

A CNA2 IS A CNA1 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.

Prerequisites: CNA2 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.