Lecture: This course helps develop the technical skills, compassion, communication, and critical thinking skills necessary to function effectively in a health care setting. A humanistic approach to caregiving is a theme during lecture to ensure students practice this approach throughout their career.
Skill Lab: Students will learn the 23 skills necessary to take the National Nursing Assistant Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination. Students will receive in-person instruction in a nursing lab to prepare for the skills evaluation portion of the NNAAP examination.
Clinical: Students will work in a in a real health care-setting, supervised by a CCRI CNA instructor that is a registered nurse, by applying the knowledge gained through lectures and skill labs acting as a Nursing Assistant.
Successful completion of each component of the CNA training program positions the student to receive a 120 temporary CNA license through Rhode Island Department of Health and the opportunity to sit for the NNAAP Examination within a year of class completion date.
Class is a combination of remote classroom learning with hands-on technical skills.
Total Hours: 130