CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

(CNA)

Certified Nursing Assistant (or Long Term Care Aides) perform all the duties related to daily living activities, effectively communicate with resident, family members, and medical staff. They practice safety and infections control and apply legal and ethical behavior.  

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Must work 8 hours in LTC facility in a two year period of time to renew certification and attend an approved training program. Pass State Certification that  is regulated by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority for Nurse Aide Registry. Certification is current for two years.  Students must provide a social security card or proof of US citizenship and must pass a background check.

PROGRAM LENGTH

80 hours of Theory/Lab and 16 hours of clinical hours (3 weeks to 3 months)

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Long-term care facilities

  • Hospital skilled nursing units

  • Assisted living

  • Home health agencies

  • Adult day care

  • Developmental disability facilities

  • Residential care facilities

SALARY RANGE

$9.67 - $14.55

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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