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Certified Nurse Aide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Myrna Whitehead
SPC Byron Martin to offer Certified Nurse Aide class in June
LUBBOCK – South Plains College Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center will offer a Certified Nurse Aide course from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 18 through July 30 in Room 218. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
The cost of the class is $493, and enrollment is limited to eight students. Students will use the textbook, “Nursing Assistant, Seventh Edition” which is not included in the course fee. The instructor will be Janet Copeland.
Students will learn the necessary skills to work in long-term care, home health, or hospital environments. A method of instruction providing detailed education, training and work-based experience, and direct patient/client care, generally at a clinical site. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty.
On-site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation, and placement are the responsibility of the college faculty. Clinicals will be conducted from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 through July 27. Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Upon completion of the 60 hours of classroom and 24 hours of clinicals, each student will be required to take the State of Texas Certified Nurse Aide Competency Examination.
Students must provide proof of immunization for Hepatitis B Series, 2-MMR shots, Tetanus no older than eight years, and a current negative TB test no older than 6 months prior to the first class, valid state issued photo identification, and social security card prior to enrollment. (Names must match on both documents and not expire before the end of class). On-site registrations will not be accepted for this course.
IMPORTANT: Students will not be allowed to register or pay for this class without all requirements being met. Criminal background checks will be performed for all students. NO REFUND will be given for criminal background checks. CPR certification is required and it is not included in tuition fees. Other supplies not included in the tuition and fees are a Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope.
To sign up, call (806) 716-4906.