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Certified Nursing Assistant Training

Program Description

The Certified Nursing Assistant Training in Long-Term care Facilities Course is a New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services approved training course which consists of 90 hours of training (50 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of clinical instruction in a New Jersey licensed long-term care facility). This Certified Nursing Assistant Training offer is based on the belief that all residents in long-term care facilities are entitled to receive an optimum level of health and personal care services. It is predicted on that belief and further embodies the concept of human caring.

This course complies with the Federal Regulation requirement that at least a total of 16 hours of training in the areas of communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, promoting residents independence and respecting residents rights, safety/emergency procedures, including the Heimlich maneuver, be taught to the student prior to any direct contact with a resident. This also complies with the New Jersey curriculum requirement to complete modules I and II prior ot giving physical care to a resident. While the modules shall be presented in sequence, the lessons in each module may be reordered to maximize the teaching process.

The purpose of the Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care Facilities Course are to provide the caregiver with the basic nurse aide knowledge and skills needed to care for residents of long-term care facilities and to prepare the nurses aide to assume the responsibilities of a trained caregiver.

Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program Outline
Module I Care Curriculum For Nursing Assistant Personnel In Long-Term Care Facilities
Module II Psychosocial Needs Of The Resident
Module III Physical Needs Of The Resident
Module IV Spiritual, Recreational and Activity Needs Of The Resident

Course Schedule:

Day Class: Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Day)
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00

Evening Class: Monday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (Evening)
Break: 7:40 to 8:00

Weekend Class Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00