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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Continuing and Professional Studies

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

This 130-hour program is approved by New York State and provides both classroom instruction and a 30-hour clinical internship. Coursework includes anatomy and physiology, basic life support, and fundamentals of patient care. During the final six weeks of class, students are assigned to a clinical externship in a nursing home.

CNAs work under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), physician assistant (PA), nursepractitioner (NP), or medical doctor or other supervisory staff in a health care facility. Students will learn how to assist patients withdaily living tasks, provide basic care services such as bed making, grooming, and taking vital signs.

Prerequisites: High School diploma, GED, or HSE; CNA orientation; assessment test.

If clinical rotation is not completed in the class for which you registered, you will be required to pay a fee for a newly scheduled clinical rotation.

Please note: Textbooks, Medical exam, Uniform, CPR certification and certification exam fee are not included in the tuition.

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For more information and/or to register:

In-Person: Shepard Hall room 2, Convent Avenue near 140th Street
Call: (212) 650-7312
Online: Register now

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