The Nurse Aide Program is one of the top nursing programs  in and around the United States. It is a comprehensive program designed for teaching students the skills and abilities in a hands on environment, essential for the provision of basic care to patients and residents in hospitals, nursing home and long term care facilities.

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helps patients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). CNAs work in a variety of healthcare settings. A CNA may also be known as a Nursing Assistant (NA), a Patient Care Technician (PCT), or a State License Nurse Assistant (SLNA).

CNAs must possess both personal and professional skills including:
As a healthcare assistant, a CNA must know how to maintain health care facilities and environment clean by applying different sterile in order to keep the patients and staffs safe. They are expected to have basic elements of  first aid, CPR, monitoring vital signs, knowledge of  nutritional composition in dietary plan and able to follow infection control protocols. CNAs must also be responsible for feeding and dressing patient as well as taking their vitals and performing other patient care tasks.
Students must possess compassion for others, enjoy working with the public, and have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
They must be able to understand the needs of each patient and establish effective communication related nurses or doctors as required.

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helps patients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). CNAs work in a variety of healthcare settings. A CNA may also be known as a Nursing Assistant (NA), a Patient Care Technician (PCT), or a State License Nurse Assistant (SLNA).

CNAs must possess both personal and professional skills including:
As a healthcare assistant, a CNA must know how to maintain health care facilities and environment clean by applying different sterile in order to keep the patients and staffs safe. They are expected to have basic elements of  first aid, CPR, monitoring vital signs, knowledge of  nutritional composition in dietary plan and able to follow infection control protocols. CNAs must also be responsible for feeding and dressing patient as well as taking their vitals and performing other patient care tasks.
Students must possess compassion for others, enjoy working with the public, and have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
They must be able to understand the needs of each patient and establish effective communication related nurses or doctors as required.

Competencies

Upon completion of this course:

  1. Graduates will be able to communicate and interact and assist effectively with patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence, while observing patient rights.
  2. Graduates will be able to perform basic first aid and CPR, monitor vital signs, apply the elements of basic nutrition in meal planning and follow infection control protocols. 
  3. Graduates will learn techniques of proper body mechanics including bed making, lifting, turning and transferring patients.
  4. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion and be qualified  to sit for the Texas Nurse Aide Competency and Evaluation Program (NATCEP) exam. Upon successfully passing the Texas NATCEP, they will be prepared to begin their rewarding career in healthcare as a Certified Nurse Aide

Admission Policy

  1. Be at least 18 years age
  2. Proof of secondary education (high school diploma or college degree or GED certificate)
  3. Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) verification prior to enrollment (to ensure candidate is not listed on the registry as unemployable),  
  4. Pass Wonderlic Basic Skills Test if student does not have HS/GED**.
  5. Cannot be listed as unemployable on the Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) and cannot have been convicted of a criminal offense as listed in Texas Health and Safety Code 250.006.

**Prospective students who have some educational and /or working experiences but did not receive high school diploma would be given an opportunity to take the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (Ability to Benefit) which measures their verbal and math skills of adults for eligibility requirements for training program including: CORE: 200 verbal / 210; quantitative skill of 500.
(Note: Administer with paper & pencil and score using PC software)

Why choose CTK Healthcare?

  • Approved by TWC, COE, HHS
  • 3 WEEKS Program
  • $334/Week [For 5 Weekly Payment]
  • Flexible & Affordable PMT
  • We assist you in Healthcare jobs while you are in our school

Related external websites

  1. Texas Health and Human Services