REGISTRATION IS EASY, PLEASE CALL 732-224-2315 TO REGISTER OR TO LEARN ABOUT POSSIBLE PAYMENT PLANS. WHEN PROMPTED, PRESS OPTION 1 TO SPEAK WITH ONE OF OUR CPS ASSOCIATES.  NO ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE.


Healthcare Information Session

Click HERE to register: Thursday, August 8th – 1:00 pm


CHHA, CNA and PCT – NURSING PREREQUISITES

The Certified Homemaker/Home Health Aide, Certified Nurse Aide in Long Term Care or Patient Care Technician Certificate Program will fulfill the prerequisite for the Brookdale Nursing Program.


Certified Homemaker/Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Coordinator: Wendy Massaro- Johnson, MSN, RN 

This NJ State Board of Nursing approved program prepares you to work for a home care agency or assisted living facility. Learn to provide basic care including personal care, nutrition, and rehabilitation services for patients recovering from an illness in their home or in an assisted-living facility. Learn basic anatomy and physiology and study common diseases. Class includes 12 hours of clinical in a local nursing home and a uniform is required. Upon successfully completing the program, you will be prepared to qualify for certification. The certification exam will be administered on the last day of class. Also includes CPR certification. 76-hours.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you closer to the start date of class):

Note: 100% attendance is required by the NJ State Board of Nursing. An additional fee will be charged to students for class and clinical make-up hours. Uniform is required.

All Classes are In-Person at the Lincroft Campus

Please choose one of the following class dates:

SPRING 2024

CLASS CLOSED

Monday through Friday
August 5 – August 16, 2024
8:00 am – 4:30 pm 

Fee and code: $1,025, XMEDG 014
Textbooks not included (Approx. $55) Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

 

FALL 2024

Monday – Friday
November 4 – November 15, 2024
8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Monday – Friday
January 6 – January 17, 2025
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Fee and code: $1,099, XMEDG 014
Textbooks not included (Approx. $55) Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.


Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to Joyce Cosentino at 732-224-2140 or email jcosentino@brookdalecc.edu or cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


Certified Nurse Aide in Long Term Care (CNA)

Coordinator: Christine Haas, RN

This NJ Department of Health approved program will train you for employment in a nursing home, long term care, or assisted living facility. Learn physical care skills, psychosocial care skills, and the role of the nurse aide including legal and ethical concepts, and client rights. Upon successful completion of course content and skills testing, you will be prepared to sit for certification. 90 hours.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you closer to the start date of class):

Note: If English is not your best language, oral and written English tests may be required. 100% attendance is required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class and clinical make-up hours. Uniform is required. Clinicals will take place at area nursing homes located within Monmouth County.

All classes are In-Person at the Lincroft Campus
Clinicals to be held at a facility in Monmouth County

Tuesday & Thursday
September 24, 2024 – February 13, 2025
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
(No class Oct 31, Nov 28, Dec 24 & 26)

Fee and Code: $1,499, XMEDG 013
Textbook and Certification Test Fee ($76) not included in cost of program. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.


Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to Joyce Cosentino at 732-224-2140 or email jcosentino@brookdalecc.edu or cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


Patient Care Technician Certification

Coordinator: Pam Hileman-Kuebler, MSN, RN-BC, HNB-BC 

Patient Care Technicians are multi-skilled and employed in a variety of settings including hospitals. This program uses a comprehensive approach (lecture, lab and clinical) to train you as a patient care technician.

Areas of Study: Patient care, basic anatomy and physiology, infection control, legal and ethical responsibilities, vital signs, knowledge of behavioral health and patients with special needs. Also, EKG & venipuncture training and CPR certification. Upon completion you will be prepared for the certification test through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you closer to the start date of class):

Note: If English is not your best language, oral and written English tests may be required. 100% attendance is required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class and clinical make-up hours. Uniform is required. Clinical will be held at area hospitals and sub-acute facilities.

Most classes are in-person instruction at the Lincroft Campus.  There maybe a few classes conducted remote live via Zoom.

Please choose one of the following class dates:

Saturday
September 7 – December 7, 2024
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Lincroft Campus
(No class November 30, December 14 – 28)

Clinical
Saturday & Sunday
January 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
8 to 12 -hour shifts between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, JSUMC


Tuesday & Thursday
September 10 – November 7, 2024
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wall Campus

Orientation
Thursday, November 8, 2024 (7:00 am – 3:00 pm) JSUMC

Clinical
Sunday – Saturday
November 9 – November 19, 2024
8 to 12 -hour shifts between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, JSUMC


Monday & Wednesday
October 7 – December 4, 2024
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wall Campus
(No class November 27)

Orientation
December 5, 2024 (7:00 am – 3:00 pm), JSUMC

Clinical
Sunday – Saturday
December 8 – 15
8 to 12-hour shifts between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, JSUMC


Monday & Wednesday
November 4, 2024 – February 3, 2025
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lincroft Campus
(No class November 27, December 23 – January 1 & January 20)

Orientation
Thursday, February 4, 2024, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm, JSUMC

Clinical
Sunday – Saturday
February 5 – February 13, 2025
3:00 pm – 11:00 pm or 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, JSUMC


Tuesday & Thursday
December 3 – February 13, 2025
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wall Campus
(No class December 23 – January 1)

Clinical
Sunday – Saturday
February 14 – February 24, 2025
8 to 12 -hour shifts between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, MMC           

Fee and Code: $2,699, XMEDG 075 (Includes NHA Certification Exam fee)
Textbooks not included in cost of program (approx. $110) Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.


Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to Joyce Cosentino at 732-224-2140 or email jcosentino@brookdalecc.edu or cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


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