Here is the course description from Waubonsee's website on the CNA class: This course, approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, is designed to prepare persons to function in the role of nurse assistant in a variety of health care settings. Content includes basic nursing procedures, food service, body mechanics, safety measures, special treatments, communication skills, and care of persons with Alzheimers disease and related dementias. Clinical experiences are provided in long-term care facilities. Note: Due to state attendance requirements, students must register by the first day of class. Included in the fees are: $50 for state competency exam, $15 for state criminal background check, and $4 for a WCC student name badge. Please note that Waubonsee processes and sponsors this application once at the completion of the course. Students must complete CNA testing in the Center for Learning Assessment for appropriate advising and/or placement into the course. All students enrolled in the course are required by the Illinois Department of Public Health to have a background check prior to clinical experiences. In addition, students must provide evidence of a 2-step test for tuberculosis (TB) prior to the first clinical day. A valid social security number is required at the time of enrollment. Prereq: Reading assessment; 16 years of age or older.
You can get information about start dates for next semester by searching the course schedule: http://www.waubonsee.edu/learning/ca...ules/index.php