Certified Nurse Aide - CNA
The Certified Nurse Aide Certificate provides the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. You will learn about resident rights, communication, safety, observation and reporting. You will learn to assist residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety. You will also learn about the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws and interactions within social systems associated with the nurse aide occupation.
You will be prepared for entry-level employment in long-term care facilities, doctor’s offices and hospitals. Income will depend on the area of employment chosen.
Successful completion of the Certified Nurse Aide certificate makes one eligible to take the State of Texas C.N.A. Certification Licensing Exam.
Before entrance into the program you must show proof of the following:
- Attend an information session
- Immunizations: Hepatitis B series, measles,mumps,rubella,tetanus,and varicella
TB skin test (if positive a chest xray must be done)
- Criminal background check
Course offerings vary by semester. For more information, contact: 713.718.7583/7031
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