Certified Nurse Assisting Course Description

CNA 131 (7 credit hours) - Teaches and trains the nursing assistant to assist in patient care and function as effective members of the nursing team, under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse, in hospitals, nursing homes, and home health care settings. Orient to the work environment and responsibilities needed for quality patient care and good employee morale. Prerequisites: The Health Care Worker Background Check Act was amended in August 1996 and stipulated that the required non-fingerprint background check for nurse aides/habilitation aides be initiated at the beginning of the training program. A fee is required for this background check and will be the responsibility of the student.