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Nursing Assistant
This course prepares a person to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Certified Nursing Assistants work in hospitals and nursing homes under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel. The student’s time will be divided between classroom instruction, laboratory time, and supervised practical experience in hospital and/or nursing home settings.

The Nursing Assistant class is held during the spring, summer and fall. This class is full, call 328-9274 to get on a waiting list.

Class Begins: August 22, 2012
Class Ends: December 12, 2012
Class Meets: Wednesdays
Time: 5:30-9:00 pm plus 24 hours of clinical time TBA
Location: CCHEC Vocational Campus, 812 E. Murray Street, Rawlins
Instructor: Judy Dixon, BSN, RN

Admission Requirements:

Students must be at least 16 years of age
Students must have proof of current TB test
Students must have proof of two MMR vaccinations or proof of immunity prior to the start of clinical
It is recommended that students have current (less than 10 years) tetanus shot and have begun the Hepatitis B series prior to start of clinical

Total Cost - $246
Tuition - $146
Textbook & Workbook - $55
CPR Training - $35
Central Registry Check - $10

Costs not payable to CCHEC
Nurse Aid Competency Exam - $98
Licensing Fee - $120
White Scrubs - Varies
Watch with a sweep second hand - Varies

NEW! Nursing Assistant Class Offered in Baggs!
Class Begins: Call 328-9274 for dates
Class Meets: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Location: CCHEC LSRV Ed Center, 360 Whippoorwill, Baggs
Instructor: Dawn Dingman, RN

CNA II
The CNA II training enhances and broadens the scope of practice for the CNA, training the student in several specific skills beyond basic CNA preparation. CNA II skills are specifically intended for those patients with chronic, stable conditions. A CNA II works under the direction of a registered nurse who must follow the principles of delegation as stated in Chapter 9 of the WSBN Administrative Rules and Regulations.

During this class, students will identify the policies, procedures, rules and regulations that govern the CNA II in Wyoming, identify legal implications when functioning as a CNA II and identify the principles of delegation that a registered nurse must adhere to when making the decision to delegate a task to a CNA II. The student will also learn to perform the following CNA II skills: Oxygen Therapy, Sterile Technique, Wound Care, Oropharyngeal Suctioning, Urinary Catheter Care, Gastrostomy, and Percutaneous Gastric (P.E.G.) Feeding Tubes in a stable site, Elimination Procedures, Capillary Blood Glucose Testing, Completes training according to CLIA standards, Tracheostomy care, Assisting with peripheral IV fluids, Respond to Mental Health Needs. After completing the course, the CNA must be able to test to all critical competencies on the floor under the approval of a nurse before certification is final.

In order to apply for a CNA II training program, the CNA must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or a GED, have a current unencumbered certified nursing assistant certificate, have completed at least one thousand five hundred (1500) hours of documented work hours as a CNA and work in an area where opportunities exist to complete the competency skills test.

After completing the course, the CNA must be able to test to all critical competencies, demonstrating clinical application of the skills at their base facility under the approval of a nurse before certification will be granted. Training and certification as a CNA II is required before the CNA may attend a Medication Aide-certified course.

Click here for more information on the CNA II program

Class Begins: September 10, 2012
Class Ends: September 13, 2012
Class Meets: Monday-Thursday
Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm - A $50 deposit is required to hold your spot in the class. Full payment is due by August 20, 2012.
Cost: $250, includes textbook
Location: CCHEC Vocational Campus, 812 E. Murray Street, Rawlins
Instructor: Barb James, RN, BSN, MSN
Preregistration is required. Call 328-9274 for more information or to register.

Admission Requirements:

In order to apply for a CNA II training program the CNA must:
Bullet Be at least 18 years of age;
Bullet Have a high school diploma or a GED;
Bullet Have a current unencumbered certified nursing assistant certificate;
Bullet Have completed at least one thousand five hundred (1500) hours of documented work hours as a CNA;
Bullet Work in an area where opportunities exist to complete the competency skills tests.



 
 
 
 
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