SPRING CLASSES RESTART ONLINE
Spring classes and services restart the week of March 29 online only. Details are available on jjc.edu.
March 25, 2020 02:50:34
A nurse assistant helps with the routine care and treatment of persons who are sick, disabled, or infirm.
In order to be eligible for this course, students must have completed at least 8 grade levels of schooling, be at least 16 years of age, speak and understand the English language, have a valid Social Security number, and be in good physical, mental and emotional health.
All students interested in registering for NA 101 (Certified Nurse Assistant) must EITHER view the online orientation (NA 101 Orientation) OR attend an in-person session prior to registering.
All students registered for NA 101 must be fingerprinted before the first day of class. Please review the Summer 2020 fingerprinting information document for more information.
April 15, 2020, Wednesday, 4 pm - 5 pm
In-person orientation sessions will be held at the Main campus in U-Building, first floor auditorium. Sessions last approximately one hour; registration is not required.
Students who have completed the online NA 101 Orientation are not required to attend an in-person orientation session.
The Certified Nurse Assistant Training course (NA 101) prepares students to administer patient care as a member of a nursing team in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, and other extended care facilities. Students who successfully complete NA 101 are eligible to receive the Nurse Assistant Certificate of Completion, NU 400.
The NA 101 course follows the curriculum required by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Some of the topics include: the roles and responsibilities of a nurse assistant; HIPAA laws; how to prevent infection/promote safety; transfers; assisting with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding; specimen collection; how to care for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias.Summer 2020 Information and Class Schedule
Our program, which is approved by the IDPH, exceeds the minimum hours required in the classroom/lab and clinical setting. The additional time allows for reinforcement of key concepts, skills practice, and preparation for the state competency exam. Our pass rate on the state competency exam is above the state average for community college programs.
Pass rate includes scores from JJC's Main and Romeoville campuses:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than other occupations. Potential employers include:
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