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Do you have a passion for helping people? With a fast-paced 12-week training program, you can provide patient care as a Certified Nursing Assistant in nursing homes, long term care facilities, or hospice centers. Begin your new, exciting nursing career in only three months!
Course Description: This program prepares students to work in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and private duty. The 14-week program consists of 40 hours of classroom instruction, combined with 36 hours of lab, 36 hours of practical hands-on training in a clinical setting, and 8 hours of exam review. Housatonic Community College's program prepares the students for the State of Connecticut’s Certification to practice as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). The students will learn to deliver all aspects of personal care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN).
Students must be able to pass a background check including criminal records, and be capable of meeting physical exam and related requirements to successfully complete the program.