Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Play an important role in the care of clients in hospitals and long-term care facilities. It is the nursing assistant who provides basic care at the bedside while ensuring the safety and comfort of clients. All requirements must be met prior to registration.
CPR/BLS - EMSP 1019
Basic Life Support training reinforces healthcare professionals’ understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.
CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE - LECTURE - NURA 1001
Achieve a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essentials to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. You will engage in topics that include resident’s rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting, and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety. In addition, you will learn the importance of effective interaction with members of the health care team.
CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE - LAB - NURA 1060
Gain the necessary health-related work-based experience that enables you to apply specialized materials, theory, skills, and concepts to the care of residents in a nursing care facility under the direct supervision of the instructor. Prerequisite: Individuals must successfully complete the Nursing Assistant (NURA 1001) lecture, class.
Students can register online at https://www.alamo.edu/academics/wtn/Getting_Started/ or by contacting Mr. David Rutkoski at 210-486-3411.
C.N.A. Program Requirements:
Varicella #1 and #2
Hepatitis B #1, #2, #3
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis)
Tuberculosis (TB) Test Results (within 1 yr)
Background Check (completed at www.precheck.com)
Name: David Rutkoski
Campus: Palo Alto College
For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.
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