Bergen Community College in Paramus offers a CNA/Tech program with their continuing education dept. www.bergen.edu
H H772 Certified Nursing Assistant Training Course (CNA)
(24 sessions) $900
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) have been identified as the third largest growing occupation in response to the increasing need for senior care in long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and senior housing. The U.S. Department of Labor projects that the need for CNAs will increase 23.5 percent to a workforce of 1.7 million by 2010. This 90-hour course is approved by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. It is designed to meet the challenge by providing 50 hours of classroom and 40 hours of clinical instruction to prepare the student for the New Jersey State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Exam.
Learn to care for ill and disabled individuals confined to nursing or residential facilities. By the end of the course, the student will be able to:
• Perform 25 direct patient care skills
• Assist a patient with daily hygiene needs and personal grooming
• Recognize the psycho-social needs of the elderly
• Observe and report health status changes
• Understand the importance of the spiritual and recreational activity needs
of residential clients
Class size is limited. Tuition reimbursement is possible. Textbook provided.
The $76 State Exam fee is additional.
Prerequisite: Interview, complete physical, fingerprinting, and criminal background check. Please contact Brenda Milo, RN, Program Coordinator, at [email protected]
or call (201) 612-5473 to schedule an interview.
001 9/12/05-10/13/05 M/T/W/Th/F 9:30-2:30 CLC-108 Janet Watkins
002 10/17/05-11/16/05 M/T/W/Th/F 9:30-2:30 CLC-108 Janet Watkins
003 11/18/05-12/20/05 M/T/W/Th/F 9:30-2:30 CLC-108 Janet Watkins
004 9/12/05-11/17/05 M/T/Th 5-9:30pm CLC-108 Jeanne Compagnone