2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Assistant (CNA), CP

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The Nursing Assistant program is only offered to meet industry demand. The program focuses on safe and effective student performance in a health-care setting. Emphasis is placed on specific Nursing Assistant duties and the concepts pertaining to the psychosocial aspects of care giving. Participants engage in classroom theory hours consisting of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and practicing specific skills of bed making, patient bathing, hygiene techniques and body mechanics. Clinical hours are spent in a long-term care setting providing hands-on care to the residents. The curriculum was developed in accordance with the Health Care Finance Administration under the OBRA 1987 Guidelines. The course is coordinated and instructed by a Registered Nurse. Graduates are eligible to take the practical and computerized examinations that Lead to Arkansas State Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA). This program is approved by the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care. This program of study includes special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.

Nursing Assistant Course

(7 credit hours)

Total 7 Credit Hours

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