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Certified Nursing Assistant
with Lois Bourque
Feb 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks
Students enrolled in the CNA program will complete a minimum of 180 hours of theory, laboratory and clinical experience, meeting all requirements of the Maine State Department of Education. Upon successful completion of this program, the nursing assistant will be issued a certificate of training in compliance with the Maine State Board of Nursing. Basic skills learned will enable the Certified Nursing Assistant to deliver health care in hospitals, nursing home facilities, clinics and home-care situations. Course includes classroom theory, practice laboratory sessions and clinical experience to include rotations at the Maine Veterans Home. The course will conclude with the administration of the Maine State CNA Competency Exam. Students must have a physical, proof of immunizations, a recent TB test, grant permission for a criminal background check and pass a reading test. An information meeting, reading test and individual interviews will be held on Thursday January 19 at 5:30 pm at Gardiner High School. If you are interested in the C N A program, you must attend this meeting. Bring names and phone numbers of three professional references and a copy of your diploma. Payment is due at registration. Registration fee includes text books. Student limit is 10.