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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.

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.


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, EKG, venipuncture and CPR. 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.


Please choose one of the following class dates:

Classes below are a combination of Remote Live via Zoom and In-Person Classroom Instruction

Monday & Wednesday
February 20 – April 17
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wall Campus

Orientation
April 18
7:00 am – 3:00 pm
JSUMC           

Clinical
Monday – Friday
April 19 – April 27
8 to 12 -hour shifts may include weekends between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
JSUMC


Monday & Wednesday
May 15 – July 12
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wall Campus
(No class May 29)

Orientation
July 13
7:00 am – 3:00 pm
JSUMC

Clinical
Monday – Friday
July 14 – July 22
8 to 12 -hour shifts may include weekends between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
JSUMC


Monday & Wednesday
June 5 – August 14
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lincroft Campus

Orientation
August 15
3 pm – 11 pm
JSUMC

Clinical
Monday – Friday
August 16 – August 27
3:00 pm to 11:00 pm and or 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm hour shifts may include weekends
JCUMC


Tuesday & Thursday
June 20 – August 17
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wall Campus
(No class July 4)

Orientation
August 18
7:00 am – 3:00 pm
JSUMC

Clinical
Monday – Friday
August 19 – August 28
8 to 12 -hour shifts may include weekends between 7:00 am – 7:00pm
JSUMC


Fee and Code: $2,549, XMEDG 075
Textbooks not included (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


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 76-hour program, you will be prepared to qualify for certification. The certification exam will be administered on the last day of class.

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:


Monday -Sunday
April 3 – April 13
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(Please note class will take place on Sat, April 8)
(No Class April 9)


Monday – Friday
June 5 – June 16
8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Monday – Sunday
July 31 – August 9
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(Please note classes will take place on Sat, August 5 & Sun, August 6)


Fee and code: $1,025, 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


Tuesday & Thursday 
February 28 – July 11
5:00 pm – 9:10 pm

(No class April 11 & 13, June 20, July 4)

Skills testing
July 13
9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
June 26 – August 15
8:00 am – 2:40 pm

Make-up days (if needed) will be held on:
Fri, July 7
Fri, July 14
Fri, July 21
Wed, August 2

(No Class July 3 & 4)

Skills testing
August 18
9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Fee and Code: $1,425, XMEDG 013
Textbook (approx. $56) and Certification Test Fee ($76) not included. 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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