As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you will offer patients compassion and patience while assisting them with day-to-day life tasks such as dressing, bathing, and feeding. Typical work environments include long-term care facilities, hospitals, clinics, and in the home. While in school, you will be instructed on a broad range of subjects, including infection control, communication and interpersonal skills, safety and emergency procedures, personal care skills, psychosocial needs, basic restorative services and skills, basic nursing skills, quality improvement and more. The training is 96 hours and takes four weeks to complete, preparing you to take the Nevada State Board of Nursing exam.
Dates are subject to change. Daytime cohort class lectures meet 8am to 4:30pm. Evening cohort class lectures meet 5:00 to 9:00pm. The schedule for clinicals will be discussed at the first class meeting.
As a student in the CNA program, you are required to adhere to the rules and regulations as outlined in the Perry Foundation Student Catalog. The catalog lists the prerequisites for the program as well as the program's refund policy. Please review the catalog here: https://ced.unlv.edu/sites/default/files/2022-06/CNACatalog_UNLV.pdf.
Prerequisite: Students wishing to enroll in the CNA Program must be 18 years of age and show proof of high school diploma or equivalency. Once registered, students will complete an enrollment agreement.
|March 27 - April 24, 2023
|M, Tu and W from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, 13 sessions
|Textbook, workbook, one set of scrubs (top and bottom), licensing fees, and additional materials are included in the tuition. Please ensure you have a device suitable for distance learning prior to registering for this class and that you are available on the dates assigned to this class.
Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.