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CNA, CHHA and Patient Care Technician

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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.


Certified Homemaker/Home Health Aide (CHHA)

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:

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Physical exam, documentation of immunizations and 2-step PPD, and Flu vaccine
  • Copy of clear criminal background check

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

Note:  Students without all documentation submitted to the CPS office by the date listed below will be administratively withdrawn from the program and a $150 processing fee will be charged. Instructions to access prerequisites forms will be mailed to you upon registration.

Mon-Sat, Jan 2-12, 2018, 8:30 am-5 pm (no class Jan 1) • Brookdale at Hazlet
Fee and Code: $795, XMEDG 014

No online registration available.


Certified Nurse Aide In Long Term Care (CNA)

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: (Students without all documentation submitted to the OBCD office by the date listed below will be administratively withdrawn from the program. Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be mailed to you upon registration.)

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Physical exam, immunizations, 2-step PPD, and Flu vaccine
  • Copy of clear criminal background check

Note: 100% attendance required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class and clinical make-up hours. Uniform, textbook, supply tote and certification test fee ($76) required. Clinical at area nursing homes.

Sec 1: Mon & Fri, Sep 11-Dec 22, 8:30 am-2:30 pm (no class Nov 24) • Freehold Campus
Sec 2: Mon & Wed, Sep 11-Dec 13, 5-9:30 pm (no class Nov 22) • Freehold Campus
Sec 3: Tues & Thurs, Sep 12-Dec 14, 5-9:30 pm (no class Nov 23) • Brookdale at Hazlet
Fee and Code: $1195, XMEDG 013

No online registration available.


Patient Care Technician

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 on behavioral health and patients with special needs, EKG, venipuncture and CPR. Upon completion you will be prepared for the certification test through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) and the fee is $90. 150 HOURS.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be mailed to you upon registration):

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Physical exam, documentation of immunizations, 2-step PPD, hepatitis B series, and Flu vaccine
  • Copy of clear criminal background check and drug screening
  • Copy of malpractice insurance face sheet.

Recommended:

  • Math In Healthcare course

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

Sec 1: Class: Tues & Thurs, Aug 1-Sept 28, 9 am-3 pm • Brookdale at Long Branch
Clinical Mon-Fri, Sept 29-Oct 11, 7 am-3 pm • Monmouth Medical Center
Sec 2: Class: Tues & Thurs, Sep 5-Nov 2, 9 am-3 pm • Freehold Campus
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Nov 6-15, 7 am-3 pm • Jersey Shore Medical Center
Sec 3: Class: Tues & Thurs, Dec 5-Feb 8, 9 am-3 pm (no class Dec 26 & 28) • Brookdale at
Long Branch
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Feb 9-21, 7 am-3 pm • Kimball Medical Center/Monmouth South
Fee and Code: $2085, XMEDG 075

No online registration available.


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