Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

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Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) 2018-09-26T11:49:57+00:00

Our CNA Training Program in Oklahoma City is approved and accredited by  Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)- Nurse Aide Registry.  Our nurse aide training (CNA)  program code approval number is # 3701602.

MedNoc Training College is  well equipped with highly trained, and educated instructors as well as with resources to ensure that our CNA training program remains the best CNA academy and training institute in Oklahoma. Our Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) Program is a 76 hour course; two week program. This CNA class offers flexible training schedule to meet our CNAs students’ needs. CNA trainees or students at our school can choose their schedule that best serves their need. Our Certified Nurse Assistance training program, and classes and are offered here in Oklahoma City.

Please call or email us for more details or questions : 405-589-2573 or 405-225-7876. The following CNA class schedules are available:

  1. CNA morning Class / Training
  2. CNA morning Class / Training
  3. CNA weekend Class / Training

CNA Requirements:

  1. Fill out and complete the application and admission forms. Applications can be filled out online, at the office in our school, or the student can call or write an email to request an application form. Completed applications can be faxed, emailed, submitted through our online portal, mailed, or given in person at our office.
  2. High school Diploma/GED or higher diploma
  3. Pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) background check
  4. A Form of Identification with photograph such as current State Identification card or Driver’s License
  5. A signed copy of an affidavit of lawful presence stating citizenship or alien status
  6. Scrubs for attending clinical training. (Solid Black color for both top and bottom)
  7. BLS/CPR card. (We offer BLS training at MedNoc Training College therefore you can enroll for BLS while still enrolled in this program at our school.)
  8. TB Skin screen test results will be required before attending clinical. If your TB skin screen test is positive, you will be required to bring a negative TB Chest X-Ray

CNA Training Course Details:

The CNA program is the basic course for the professional Certified Long Term Care Aide. The course focuses on caring for the residents, elderly adults, and patients with compassion and professional care. CNA trainees are taught the principles of infection control, communication techniques, and skills to safely care for people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

To ensure that students are well prepared to care effectively for people experiencing cognitive impairment such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, CNA students will also learn the following topics to meet Oklahoma requirements to successfully complete CNA training program:

(i) CNA Techniques for addressing the unique needs and behaviors of individual with dementia (Alzheimer’s and others);
(ii) CNA Communicating with cognitively impaired residents;

(iii) CNA Understanding the behavior of cognitively impaired residents;
(iv) CNA Appropriate responses to the behavior of cognitively impaired residents; and
(v) CNA Methods of reducing the effects of cognitive impairments

After successful graduation, students are allowed to take the Oklahoma State CNA exam and upon passing, they are issued with a Long Term Care Aide Certification by the Oklahoma Department of Health.

The following topics will be covered during your training:

TOPIC 1: CNA: HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
TOPIC 2: CNA: ROLE OF THE NURSING ASSISTANT
TOPIC 3: CNA: OBSERVING AND REPORTING
TOPIC 4: CNA: COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS *
TOPIC 5: CNA: INFECTION CONTROL *
TOPIC 6: CNA: BODY MECHANICS
TOPIC 7: CNA: SAFETY *
TOPIC 8: CNA: EMERGENCIES *
TOPIC 9: CNA: RESIDENT’S RIGHTS *
TOPIC 10: CNA: PROMOTING RESIDENTS’ INDEPENDENCE *
TOPIC 11: CNA: BASIC ANATOMY
TOPIC 12: CNA: AGING PROCESS
TOPIC 13: CNA: COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT
TOPIC 14: CNA: RESIDENT’S FAMILY
TOPIC 15: CNA: RESIDENT’S ENVIRONMENT
TOPIC 16: CNA: POSITIONING
TOPIC 17: CNA: VITAL SIGNS AND MEASUREMENTS
TOPIC 18: CNA: BATHING
TOPIC 19: CNA: SKIN CARE
TOPIC 20: CNA: ORAL CARE
TOPIC 21: CNA: HAIR AND NAIL CARE
TOPIC 22: CNA: DRESSING
TOPIC 23: CNA: TRANSFERRING
TOPIC 24: CNA: MOBILITY
TOPIC 25: CNA: NUTRITION AND HYDRATION
TOPIC 26: CNA:ELIMINATION
TOPIC 27: CNA: CARE OF THE DYING RESIDENT
TOPIC 28: CNA: SURVEY PROCESS AND TYPES OF FACILITIES
TOPIC 29: CNA: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND CARE OF THE RESIDENT WITH ALZHEIMERS

 

Our CNA program will also cover the following skills to ensure that students are well prepared to take any CNA job upon graduation from our program.

CNA and HHA CORE SKILLS AND PROCEDURES

 

1. CNA: Handwashing * 25. CNA:  Electric Razor
2. CNA: Gloves * 26. CNA: Denture Care
3. CNA: Supine Position 27. CNA: Oral Care
4.CNA:  Lateral Position 28. CNA: Oral care for Unconscious
5.CNA:  Fowler’s Position 29. CNA: Comb Hair
6. CNA: Semi-Fowler’s Position 30. CNA: Assist to Eat
7. CNA:Sit On Edge of Bed 31. CNA: Feeding
8. CNA: Assist Resident to Move to Head of Bed 32. CNA: Shower
9. CNA: Protective Devices 33. CNA: Bed Bath
10. CNA: Walking 34. CNA: Perineal Care
11. CNA: Assist with Walker 35. CNA: Assist to Bathroom
12. CNA: Assist to Chair 36. CNA: Bedside Commode
13. CNA: Transfer to Wheelchair and Transport 37. CNA: Bedpan/Fracture Pan
14. CNA: Drape and Undrape 38. CNA: Urinal
15. CNA: Rub Back 39. CNA: Empty Urinary Drainage Bag *
16. CNA: Heel or Elbow Protectors 40. CNA: Weight
17. CNA: Check Skin 41. CNA: Pulse and Respiration
18. CNA: Range of Motion 42. CNA: Oral Temperature
19. CNA: Change Gown 43. CNA: Axillary Temperature
20. CNA: Dressing a Dependent Resident 44. CNA: Blood Pressure
21. CNA: Unoccupied Bed * 45. CNA: Choking *
22. CNA: Occupied Bed 46. CNA: Fire *
23. CNA: Fingernail Care 47. CNA: Seizures *
24. CNA: Safety Razor CNA: 48. Falling or Fainting *

 

As a CNA (Certified Nurse Aide), you can be employed and work in the following areas in Oklahoma, in addition to other states:

Careers for CNA, HHA: Nursing homes, Day Care Centers, Pre-Schools,...

Barrier Offenses for the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in Oklahoma.
Effective November 1, 2012
63 O.S. § 1-1950.1 (OSCN 2012)
Title 63, Section 1-1950.1(C) 1. If the results of a criminal history background check reveal that the subject person has been convicted of, pled guilty or no contest to, or received a deferred sentence for, a felony or misdemeanor offense for any of the following offenses in any state or federal jurisdiction, the employer shall not hire or contract with the person:

a. abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of any person entrusted to the care or possession of such person,
b. rape, incest or sodomy,
c. child abuse,
d. murder or attempted murder,
e. manslaughter,
f. kidnapping,
g. aggravated assault and battery,
h. assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, or
i. arson in the first degree.
2. If less than seven (7) years have elapsed since the completion of sentence1, and the results of a criminal history check reveal that the subject person has been convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to, a felony or misdemeanor offense for any of the following offenses, in any state or federal jurisdiction, the employer shall not hire or contract with the person:
a. assault,
b. battery,
c. indecent exposure and indecent exhibition, except where such offense disqualifies the applicant as a registered sex offender,
d. pandering,
e. burglary in the first or second degree,
f. robbery in the first or second degree,
g. robbery or attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, or imitation firearm,
h. arson in the second degree,
i. unlawful manufacture, distribution, prescription, or dispensing of a Schedule I through V drug as defined by the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act,
j. grand larceny, or
k. petit larceny or shoplifting.
Note: Possession of a Schedule I through V drug as defined by the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act is no longer a barrier

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Fees

Tuition, usable materials, study materials, folders and files, name badge: $500.00
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) State Certification Exam, Written and Clinical Skills $150.00
OSBI Background Check $20.00
TB Skin Screen Test $20.00
Total Cost: $690.00

Books (provided on loan), if you prefer to buy books, the cost is $50.00. If you fail to return our books after your training has completed, you will be charged $50.00

We do require you to have solid black scrubs. This is an expense that is not included in our tuition fees and is the sole responsibility of the student to attain.

CNA JOB OUTLOOK!

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for CNA is $12.00 per hour. The job outlook is 17% faster than the average.

Summary

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Quick Facts: Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
2016 Median Pay $26,590 per year
$12.78 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education See How to Become One
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training See How to Become a CNA in Oklahoma
Number of Jobs, 2014 1,545,200
Job Outlook, 2014-24 17% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2014-24 267,800

What Certified Nursing Aide/Assistants (CNA) do:

Certified Nursing assistants, sometimes called Certified nursing aides or CNA, help provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.

Work Environment

Nursing assistants or CNA work in nursing and residential care facilities and in hospitals. They are frequently physically active and may need to help lift or move patients.

How to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant or CNA in Oklahoma.

CNA ( Certified Nursing Aide assistants) must complete a state approved education program located in Oklahoma and must pass their CNA Oklahoma state’s competency exam to become certified as Long Term Aide.

Pay

The median annual wage for orderlies was $26,690 in May 2016.

The median annual wage for nursing assistants was $26,590 in May 2016.

Job Outlook for Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in Oklahoma and in the US:

Employment of nursing assistants and orderlies is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Because of the growing elderly population, many nursing assistants and orderlies will be needed to assist and care for these patients.

State & Area Data

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More Information, Including Links to O*NET

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Suggested citation:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Nursing Assistants and Orderlies,on the Internet at:

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm (visited July 02, 2017).

Publish Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm
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