CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
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.
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.
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
Home health agencies
Adult day care
Developmental disability facilities
Residential care facilities
$9.67 - $14.55