The CNA program is 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 (Nursing Home), Acute hospitals, Residential Homes, and Long-Term Acute Hospital. During this course the student will be trained the duties and responsibilities of a Certified Nurse Aide. The student will gain the knowledge, and clinical skills. Upon successful completion the student shall be certified as Long-Term Aide (CNA) in the State of Oklahoma. The course is offered in three schedules: Weekday, Evening, and Weekend. The CNA training program is structured and requires strict attendance.
Total Training hours for this program = 77 hours.
Class and Skills lab=53
Skills check offs = 8 hours
Clinical =16 hours.
MedNoc Training College Certified Nursing Assistance 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.
CNA COURSE SCHEDULE
|Schedule||Length||Time||16 hours of Clinicals to be completed during the week on Tuesday and Wednesday 6:45am-3:15pm|
(The first Monday class begins at 3:30pm-9:30pm)
CNA Admission Requirements
- Student Application.
- 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.)
- Criminal background check (Can be done at School for a cost of $25.00)
- TB Skin Screen Test. (Can be done at School for a cost of $20.00)
- Current BLS certification before attending clinical. (Can be done at School for a cost of $60.00)
- Affidavit of Legal Presence.
- Drug screening may be required before you are placed for clinical rotation. In addition, immunization records may also be required. This will be communicated in the first two days of class.
- Flu shot required during flu season. If no flu shot the student is required to wear a mask at clinical site.
To ensure that students are well prepared to care effectively for residents as well as people experiencing cognitive impairment such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, CNA students will also learn the following topics to meet Oklahoma requirements:
(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 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,
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:
c. indecent exposure and indecent exhibition, except where such offense disqualifies the applicant as a registered sex offender,
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
CNA Tuition and Fees
|ITEM||COST||Books and binders are on rent. If the student fails to return undamaged Textbook, he/she shall be charged $100.00, and the CNA Binder, the student shall be charged $50.00. If you do have a current background check, TB Test and BLS certification, the fees charged for those items will be deducted. We do require you to have solid black scrubs. This is an expense that is not included in our tuition fees and is the sole responsibility of the student to attain.|
|1||Tuition, Name Badge||$ 500.00|
|2||State Exam||$ 150.00|
|3||TB Skin Screen Test||$ 20.00|
|5||BLS Certification||$ 60.00|
|Total Cost||$ 755.00|
*** Payment plan can be made with the Director of Admissions and Registrations. However the whole balance must be paid in full before the end of the program. The student will not be allowed to take National Certification Examination if all fees are not paid in full. No records will be issued to the student if he/she has a hold on fees.
***Current BLS/CPR certification is required before the student is allowed to go to clinical. (BLS is Offered at MedNoc for additional cost)
***Uniform (Scrubs) is needed for lab skills and clinical. This can cost up to $100.00
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.
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.
As a CNA (Certified Nurse Aide), you can be employed and work in the following areas in Oklahoma, in addition to other states: