Certified Nursing Assistant CNA For More Information Eligibility requirements additional
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) For More Information Eligibility requirements, additional program information and applications are available from the health sciences 800 South College Drive program office in building M and at the counseling office in Santa Maria, CA 93545-6399 (805) 922-6966 student services in building A on the Santa Maria campus. www.hancockcollege.edu For more information, please contact the health sciences program office at: Phone: 805 922-6966 ext. 3384 Fax: 805 922-5446 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hancockcollege.edu Certified Allan Hancock College is a California public Nursing Assistant/Acute community college in northern Santa Barbara County serving more than 11,000 credit students each semester. The college offers degrees and certificates in more than 100 Care Aide fields of study from accounting to welding. Nursing Assistant Series The college has a campus in Santa Maria • Certified Home and centers in Lompoc, Solvang, and at Health Aide Vandenberg AFB. • Restorative Aide • Health Unit Coordinator • EKG/Monitor Observer • Mentor Training Allan Hancock College Certificate of Completion The Allan Hancock Joint Community College District is committed to the active promotion of diversity and equal access and opportunities to all staff, students, and applicants, including qualified members of underrepresented/protected groups. The college assures that no person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, marital status, or sexual orientation. Allan Hancock College will provide, upon request, alternate translation of its general information documents in large print, Braille, e-text etc. Please call (805) 922-6966 ext 3788. rev. 8/07 | rep. 8/07 Nursing Assistant Series The demand for health care professionals is high in all areas. This need is projected to increase for at least the next 30 years and has resulted in Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for higher wages and more diverse job opportunities be available for post- Certified Nursing Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs): for Nursing Assistants. The following courses Assistant (CNA) courses: provide an opportunity for upward mobility, entrance into the VN Program, and an increase NURS 422 EKG/Monitor Observer pay. Certificates of completion are awarded for NURS 416 Certified Home Health Aide 1.5 units all the Nursing Assistant classes. Wages range (2 weeks) 22 CEUs 2 units Must show proof of current CNA, LVN or RN status. $9-$12/hr for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Students must show proof of current CNA status. This Students will receive training as monitor observers in Certified Home Health Aides have reported course meets the state mandated course for certification areas such as critical care and emergency dept., where earnings of $12-$16/hr. Continuing Education as a home health aide (which is required by Home Health patients receive cardiac monitoring. The student will be Units (CEUs) are offered for most post-CNA Agencies). The student will provide care for home-bound able to recognize normal electrical patterns of the heart courses. clients with disabilities, or during convalescence. Training and recognize life-threatening abnormal rhythms. Use of in personal care, meal preparation, and assisting with the cardiac monitor as a diagnostic and monitoring tool medications are some of the areas covered. will be covered. Offered summer session. NURS 400 Certified Nursing Assistant/ Acute Care Aide 12 units NURS 479 Mentor Training NURS 418 Restorative Aide This state approved program is the core class of the (5 weeks, 40 hours ) 30 CEUs 2 units 8 CEUs 0.5 units Nursing Assistant Series and a requirement for entrance Must show proof of current CNA status. Prepares the Open to health care providers who are interested in into the LVN Program. Certification as a Nursing Assistant student to work under the direction of a licensed physical a position of training or mentoring new employees. is mandatory to work in a long-term care setting, and therapist or occupational therapist and with the licensed Leadership, communication, stress management, adult in most acute care hospitals. The Certified Nursing nursing staff to assist patients with exercise to improve or teaching strategies, and evaluation methods will be Assistant is vital in the care of the elderly and the maintain mobility and independence in the patient. covered. Offered fall and spring semester. chronically ill and the need for CNAs is projected to Offered summer session increase as the population continues to age. Physical care, communication, and psychosocial concerns are some of the areas covered. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be qualified to take the State Board examination (written and skills) to become a CNA. Offered spring and fall semesters, day and evening hours. It is necessary to obtain a registration authorization packet from the department secretary prior to registration.