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City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Nursing Assistant (Basic)

Continuing Education Certificate (CEC)

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This Illinois Department of Public Health approved certificate program for Basic Nursing Assistant (BNA) prepares students to work in the health care industry as a CNA. Students will be introduced to the discipline of nursing and the basic approaches to patient care. The role of the CNA as an assistant to the licensed nurse and member of the health care team is studied and practiced in the classroom, laboratory and clinical setting. Upon successful completion of all components of the program, the graduate must pass the State competency exam to become certified as a Nursing Assistant in the State of Illinois.​         
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10 CH
Short Term Health
Clinical Nurse Assist Perso 2
This course is part of the curriculum designed to prepare individuals to work in the health care industry as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The student applies the principles of patient care in a clinical setting.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

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