Nurse Assistant Course

Dates:July 17 - August 3, 2017
Meets:M, Tu, W, Th and F from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, 14 sessions
Location:City College - Technology Building B001
Instructor:Danelle Perry
Fee: $350.00

There is only one opening remaining at this time.

Certified nursing assistants play a key role as members of the comprehensive healthcare team in a variety of medical settings - CNAs are employed in hospitals, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, community care facilities and as home health aides in patient's homes. Regardless of where you work, many of your responsibilities will be the same; however, some duties may differ depending on the type of facility or location of employment. A certified nursing assistant's main role is to provide basic care to patients, as well as assist them in daily activities they might have trouble with on their own, such as bathing. Because of the personal nature of the job, certified nursing assistants should be compassionate and enjoy helping others.

Course Description: Concepts and practices in basic skills for Nursing Assistants. Course includes basic medical terminology, basic human anatomy and physiology, and the aging process. Students will gain understanding and application of the skills required to address the needs of the chronically ill residents.


July 17, 2017 – August 3, 2017


Class/Lab Hours – 7:00 am to 3:30 pm on July 17, 18, 19, 20, 24 25 26, 2017

and 8:00 am – 12:30 pm on July 21, 2017 (CPR Class)

Clinical Hours – 6:00 am to 12:30 pm on July 27, 28 and 31, 2017

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm on August 1, 2017

Practice Lab Day – 7:00 am – 3:30 pm on August 2, 2017

Test Date – August 3, 2017


Registration Fee $350.00


·         Criminal Background Check - $40.00

·         Urine Drug Testing - $30.00

·         Uniform – Scrubs (any solid color)

·         American Heart Association CPR (will be completed in class) - $55.00

·         TB testing (within the last year, two step if never done or not within last year)

·         Text Book (available at City College Bookstore)

·         Proof of Immunization (MMR, Tetanus/Diptheria, Hepatitis B series)

·         Name Badge -  $5.00


Questions and Information Contact

Susan Floyd, Director of Nursing



Funding Options Contact

Norma Cleveland, HealthCARE MT



Registration Information Contact

Lisa Skriner, Director of Workforce Development


Note:  This course is designed to prepare students to sit for the CNA licensing exam which will be given at the end of the course.  Testing fee is $97 (in addition to Registration, Fees & Book costs).



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