Train the Trainer

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CNA educators are in high demand!!!

IDPH requirements

  1. Must be a registered nurse with a minimum of two years nursing experience.
  2. Required to have one year of experience as a registered nurse with direct patient care, for the elderly or the chronically ill of any age in the following: long-term care nursing facility, extended care unit, geriatrics department, chronic care unit, swing bed unit of a hospital, hospice, home health, or other long term care setting.

Course DescriptionPrerequisites: RN Licensure in the State of Illinois, two years of nursing experience in a long-term care setting.  This course is to prepare registered nurses to teach nursing assistants.  The course will focus on necessary teaching skills including the teaching-learning process, behavioral objectives and educational outcomes, teaching methods and tools, utilization of audio-visual equipment, and evaluating learning.  Application to the clinical laboratory will be included.  Students will be required to prepare written assignments.  A basic present oral reports and complete all in class assignments.  A basic review of Alzheimer's Disease and appropriate nursing care of Alzheimer's patients is included in this course.  This course meets the Illinois Department of Public Health's requirement for teachers of the state approved nursing assistant course.  (2 credit, 2 lecture, 0 lab)