Openings Remain in Kaskaskia College Spring CNA Classes at Main Campus and at Nashville Education Center

February 1, 2019


Kaskaskia College is announcing that there are still seats available for two Certified Nurse Assistant classes this spring.

The class at the main campus will start Monday, March 18 and end May 17 and is scheduled to meet on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  A mandatory orientation will be held Tuesday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the KC Main Campus Nursing Building.  The registration number for the class is NAST160 MC88D.

The class at the Nashville Center will start Monday, March 18 and end May 24 and is scheduled to meet Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. A mandatory orientation will be held Tuesday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. at the KC Main Campus.  The registration number for the class is NAST160 NS88E.

The Nurse Assistant course is a seven credit hour class that includes classroom and laboratory experiences.  Units of instruction include: introduction to the health care system and the health care team, basic anatomy and physiology, abbreviations and common medical terminology, legal/ethical and spiritual aspects of care, growth and development, the patient and his/her environment, vital signs, aseptic techniques, bathing, feeding, nutrition, body mechanics, moving and transporting residents/patients.  It will also include habilitation and rehabilitation, admission and discharge, collecting specimens, special procedures, observation, reporting and recording, death and dying, home care needs, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  The course has been designed to enable the student to differentiate between the normal aging process and cognitive dysfunctional disease processes.  The student will be introduced to the appropriate care and treatment modalities for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related demetias (Successful completion of the course qualifies the student to take the nursing certification examination).

For more information, please contact Ruth Barczewski at the Nashville Education Center at 618-327-3486 or Misty Ulmer, Coordinator of Healthcare Support Services for Kaskaskia College at 618-545-3243 or email mulmer@kaskaskia.edu.  To register, please call the KC Advising Office at 618-545-3060.

 

 

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