NAE Student Requirements
This nine credit hour course is designed to prepare nursing assistants to work under the direction of the licensed professional nurse to provide care in various health care settings. Coursework includes development of basic nursing skills through lectures, laboratory demonstration and practice, and 48 hours of clinical experience. The Illinois Department of Public Health has approved the course for a total of 144 hours of instruction.
After you successfully complete the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate, you are eligible to take the written State Nurse Aide Competency Exam. When you pass the Nurse Aide Competency Exam, your name is added to the Healthcare Worker Registry, and you can be employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
An individual will be placed on the Nurse Aide Registry when:
- s/he has successfully completed a training program approved in accordance with the Long-Term Care Assistants and Aides Training Program Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 395)
- AND, s/he has met the required criminal background check information (Section 300.661), and there are no findings of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property in accordance with Sections 3-206.01 and 3-206.02 of the Nursing Home Act. Disqualifying Convictions in Accordance with the Health Care Worker Background Check Act (225 ILCS 46).
Total Cost of Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate
(in-district) Total Amount: $1,342.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 9
Semesters to Complete: 1
What makes MCC's Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
In addition to the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate, we offer:
What you need to know about getting your Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate (CIP 51.3902)
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What job opportunities are available to someone with a Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate?
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|Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants||31-1014|
How will MCC's Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
By the Numbers:
A graduate of MCC's Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate program can expect an entry-level salary of $11 to $13 per hour.
What have graduates gone on to do?
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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).
Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of FY12 completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.
Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.
Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.
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