CNA Training Offered in Grayville

Training classes for Certified Nurse Aide will be held beginning Aug. 22, 2011 in Grayville, Illinois through Frontier Community College.

The course which will provide both classroom lecture and clinical experience is aimed  to teach and train individuals to help in caring for patients under the supervision of a registered or licensed practical nurse.

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) main duties and responsibilities are the following:

  • Perform routine tasks under the supervision of nursing and medical staff.
  • Answer patients’ call bells, deliver messages, serve meals, make beds, and help patients eat, dress, and bathe.
  • They may also take temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; and help patients get in and out of bed and walk.
  • They may also keep patients’ rooms neat.

The Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program will meet every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville. Clinical training will be held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m.. – 4:00 p.m. a few weeks after the semester begins. Rosalyn Crawford is the course instructor. The last class meeting is October 14. Registration is limited to 10 students.

The training program is seven semester hours of credit. Tuition fee is $71 per semester hour for in-district residents. Financial aid may be available to those who have a qualifying public assistance number. Please contact Stacey at Frontier Community College for details.

To register for this course, call Frontier Community College at (618) 842-3711 or 1-877-464-3687. Frontier is one of four colleges within the IECC District. Located in Fairfield, Frontier offers courses in White, Lawrence, Edwards, Clay, Jasper and Wayne counties.

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