Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

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Our CNA training program is a 2-week class composed of 77 hours. The CNA course is offered at our Oklahoma City Campus. This certified nurse assistant training program is composed of class hours, skills lab hours, and clinical hours. MedNoc Certified Nurse Aide course is completed in 2 weeks or 4 weekends if you enroll on the CNA weekend course. We offer flexible training schedules to meet our students’ needs. We offer 2 week CNA daytime class, 3 weeks CNA evening and 4 Weekend (Saturday & Sunday). Our CNA training is a hands-on program that requires class, clinical and skills lab attendance. Strict attendance is required.

Upon completion of the training at MTC and passing the Oklahoma State Certification Exam, you will become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) MedNoc Training College Certified Nursing Assistance program in Oklahoma City is approved and licensed by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)- Nurse Aide Registry.  Our certified nurse aide training (CNA)  program code approval number is # 3701602.

Course Description

The CNA program is a 77 clock-hour, basic course for the professional Long-Term Care Aide in Oklahoma. This course is led by a licensed nurse who is the instructor. The course focuses on training students to be able to care for residents in Long-Term, Acute Hospitals, Residential Homes, and Long-Term Acute Care Hospital. During this course, the student will be trained to do the duties and responsibilities of a Certified Nurse Aide. The student will gain knowledge and clinical skills. Upon successful completion of this program and passing the State certification examination, the student shall be certified as a Long-Term Aide (CNA) in the State of Oklahoma. The course is offered in three schedules: Weekday, Evening, and Weekend. 

Total Training hours for this program = 77 hours.

Class and Skills lab=53

Skills check-offs = 8 hours

Clinical =16 hours.

CNA COURSE SCHEDULE

Schedule Length Time 16 hours of Clinical to be completed during the week on Tuesday and Wednesday 6:45am-3:15pm
Weekday 2 Weeks 8:00am-4:00pm
Evening 3 Weeks 5:30pm-9:30pm

(The first Monday class begins at 3:30pm-9:30pm)

Weekend 4 Weekends 8am-5:00pm

 

Admission Requirements

  1. Student Application.
  2. Two Forms of identification. (One must be a Social Security Card, and the other must be a photo ID, such as a current State Identification card or Driver’s License.)
  3. A criminal background check (Can be done at School for a cost of $25.00)
  4. TB Skin Screen Test. (Can be done at School for a fee of $20.00)
  5. Current BLS certification before attending clinical. (Can be done at School for a fee of $60.00)
  6. Affidavit of Legal Presence.
  7. Drug screening may be required before you are assigned to clinical rotation. Also, immunization records may be required. This information will be communicated in the first two days of class.
  8. Flu shot required during flu season. If no flu shot, the student is required to wear a mask at clinical sites.

Learning Objectives:

  1. The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care.
  2. Body Systems and Related Conditions.
  3. Understanding Residents.
  4. Foundations of Resident Care.
  5. Confusion, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.
  6. Personal Care Skills.
  7. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care.
  8. Nutrition and Hydration.
  9. Caring for Yourself.
  10. Foundations for Resident Care.
  11. Body Systems and Related Conditions.
  12. Personal Care Skills.
  13. Nutrition and Hydration.
  14. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care.
  15. Demential and Alzheimers:
      1. CNA Techniques for addressing the unique needs and behaviors of individual with dementia (Alzheimer’s and others);
      2. CNA Communicating with cognitively impaired residents;
      3. CNA Understanding the behavior of cognitively impaired residents;
      4. CNA Appropriate responses to the behavior of cognitively impaired residents;
      5. CNA Methods of reducing the effects of cognitive impairments

 Class Examinations/Clinical Skill Examinations:

  1. Students are required to take (10) written exams and make an average score of 80% before being allowed to take a state certification exam.
  2. Students must pass all clinical skills and skills checkoffs with a score of 100%.
  3. The student is required to write 2 Clinical Essays as indicated on the course syllabus and score a minimum of 40 points out of 50 points on each.
  4. Homework, tests, and popup quizzes shall be given. Therefore, the completion of all assigned daily readings is of paramount importance.
  5. If a student is unable to pass state a certification challenge exam, both written and clinical skills, he/she is required to remediate until such a passing score is attained before he/she is permitted to take the state certification exam.

 CNA State Certification Examination:

The state certification exam for CNA is made up of two parts:

  1. Knowledge (Written)
  2. Skills

Knowledge:

  • 72 questions.
  • 90 minutes.
  • 70% pass.
  • Multiple choices.
  • Candidates may request an oral test for additional fees.

Skills:

  • 6 Skills.
  • 45 minutes.
  • 80% must be achieved on all skills.
  • Vital signs must be within 2 points error.

NOTE: Students have THREE attempts to pass the CNA state exam. Failure to pass after the third trial, students are required to retake the whole course and submit new payments for both training costs and state exams.

NOTE: MedNoc Training College uses Headmaster LLP for the state certification examination. The Handbook from Headmaster will be provided to all students.

CNA Tuition and Fees

  ITEM COST
1 Tuition $ 490.00
2 State Exam $ 150.00
3 TB Skin Screen Test $   20.00
4 OSBI $   25.00
5 BLS Certification $   60.00
6 Name Badge $   10.00
  Total Cost $ 755.00

** Note: The $10.00 actor’s fee is not included. The fee must be paid with each skill test event on the day the student takes the state exam.

 **Note: Students Deeming 16 hours LTC to HHA shall pay an additional $ 100.00 for HHA training.

**  The total cost does not include books, and uniform. These items are obtained separately at the student’s expense.

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 *

 

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 sentence, 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

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,...

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