CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program, in partnership with the VEEB School of Nursing. Students will learn patient care techniques such as grooming, feeding, transporting and administering treatments as well as how to document patients’ vital signs and symptoms. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, nutrition, infection control, and legal and ethical policies. CNAs can work in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, adult day cares and assisted living facilities. This course prepares students to provide nursing care to the elderly and those with cognitive and mental disabilities. Students must complete the full 120 hours of training (90 classroom/lab hours and 30 clinical rotation hours) to sit for the New York State certifying exam. Clinical rotations will be conducted at a local nursing home and students must arrange their own transportation to the nursing home on the Saturday sessions scheduled for clinical rotations. Call for more detailed information.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaTown of Hempstead, New York; Garden City, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Client Information
EligibilityStudents must be 18 years of age or older, have a High School diploma or equivalent, complete a background check and meet health screening requirements. Before the conclusion of the course, students will need to have a current Basic First Aid/CPR certification. NCC offers Basic First Aid/CPR courses. Students will need to purchase light blue scrubs and a stethoscope.
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1Office Of Workforce Development & Lifelong Learning
Physical Site Address 2One Education Drive
Physical Site City, State, ZipGarden City, NY 11530
Mailing Address 1One Education Drive
Mailing City, State, ZipGarden City, NY 11530
Main Phone(516)572-7472
Fax(516)828-3507
Program EmailCED@ncc.edu
Web Addresshttps://www.ncc.edu/continuingeducation/
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMay19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING
This Program: CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
Affiliated Services: CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT