Nurse Aide

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Nurse Aide

Nurse Aide Program

This program is designed to prepare students to meet the demands necessary for Long Term Care patients or provide care for patients recovering from medical illnesses.  Students will receive classroom lecture and laboratory practice, and will ultimately be assigned into a clinical environment to apply acquired skills and knowledge in real life situations.

The student will protect, support, and promote the rights of the residents; provide safety and preventive measures in the care of residents; demonstrate skills in observing and reporting; and function effectively as a member of the health care team.

CPR training will be provided.  Graduate students of this program are eligible to sit for Nurse Aide Certification administered by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services (TDADS).  Successful students are given the title of Certified Nurse Aides who gain employment in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, correctional facilities and private duty.

NURSE AIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION

Current Photo Identification

Social  Security card or letter from social security that you have one in process

US High School Diploma or GED

FOREIGN diploma will be accepted if written in English or you may take the school’s Placement Test (Wonderlic SLE; cost is $50 for placement test). The placement test is required if no proof of High School Diploma, GED or Diploma.

A negative Tuberculosis test not older than one year  or x-ray not older than two years

 The following immunizations are required:

  • Flu Shot (During Flu Season)
  • Chicken Pox
  • Tetanus/ Diphtheria
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine

A background check will be conducted to make sure students is eligible to work as a certified nurse aide

A Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services Employability status check will be conducted on student

Textbook will be loaned to student or can be bought at a price of $40.

One set of scrubs for clinical is included in tuition

Workbook and skill book is included in tuition

CPR is issued to student upon successful completion of program

 

Nurse Aide Schedule for Q1 - 2021

Jan 4 – Jan 15  – AM/PM

Jan 18 – Jan 29  – AM/PM 

Feb 1 – Feb 12  – AM/PM

Feb 15 – Feb 26  – AM/PM 

Mar 1 – Mar 12  – AM/PM

Mar 15 – Mar 26  – AM/PM

Mar 28 – Apr 13  – AM/PM

 Apr 12 –  Apr 16  – Refresher Class

Apr 18 – Apr 30  – AM/PM

 

**Subject to change**

Classes are Monday-Friday, some days are online via zoom.

Clinicals will run in between the classes as the curriculum schedule requires.

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