Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant 1 & CNA 2

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Nursing Assistant 1

Registration for Winter Term classes begins December 6th.

Registration for Winter classes will be first registered-first in the class until it is full.

Information Meetings for Winter 2017:

Wednesday, Nov 30 ,5:15-6:15pm, Downtown Campus, 101 W 10th Ave, Room 303

Thursday, Dec 1, 10:30-11:20am, Downtown Campus, 101 W 10th Ave, Room 107

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.

The Nursing Assistant course is offered every term. Two half-term sessions, or cohorts are usually available for registration:

Days, Times & Locations:

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9 am -1 pm, at the LCC Downtown Campus, 101 W 10th Ave, Eugene, Room 327.
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 2 pm - 6 pm, at the LCC Downtown Campus, 101 W 10th Ave, Eugene, Room 327.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm, at the Goodwill Job Connections, 855 Seneca

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, 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 $569.

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.

Clinical days may not be the same as class days. Days and times will be available the first week of class.Cost for each half-term class is $569. Total cost is $1138 for the term.

Textbooks for Nursing Assistant 1 Classes:

  • Hartman’s Nursing Assistant a Foundation in Care Giving Textbook, ISBN: 978-1604250305 by Diane Dugan, RN, 3rd Ed., Publisher: Hartman, Cost:  $39.15-$52.15

  • Hartman's Nursing Assistant a Foundation in Care Giving Workbook, ISBN: 978-1604250312 by Diane Dugan, RN, 3rd Ed., Publisher: Hartman, 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.

To Register: Go to our online registration system.

Nursing Assistant 2

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Next CNA 2 class will be offered Winter 2017

Course Information:

A CNA2 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 80 hours, and meets for three weeks, Monday through Friday, from 3-9 pm

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.