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Nurse Aide/Nursing Prerequisite Programs

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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)

Coordinator: Robin Smith, RN, MSN

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Note:  Students without all documentation submitted to the CPS office by the date listed below will be administratively withdrawn from the program and a $150 processing fee will be charged.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.

Sec 1: Mon-Sat, Jan. 2-Jan. 12, 8:30am-5:00pm (No Class Dec. 31, Jan. 1) – Brookdale at Hazlet

Sec 2: Mon-Fri, Jun. 3-Jun. 14, 8:30am-5:00pm – Brookdale at Hazlet

Sec 3: Mon-Fri, Aug. 5-Aug. 16, 8:30am-5:00pm – Brookdale at Hazlet

Fee and Code: $825, plus textbooks (approx… $55), XMEDG 014
No online registration available.

Registration for Spring 2019 classes will open Monday, November 12th @ 8:30 AM
For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.


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 & Wed., Jan. 14-Apr. 29, 5pm-9:30pm (No Class Jan. 21 & Apr. 22)
Freehold Campus

Sec 2: Mon & Fri, Jan. 28-May 17, 8:30am-2:30pm (No Class Apr. 15 & 19, Apr. 22 & 26)
Brookdale at Hazlet

Sec 3: Mon-Fri, Jun. 24-Aug. 1, 8:30am-2:30pm (No Class Jul. 4 & 5)
Brookdale at Hazlet

Fee and Code: $1205, plus textbook, supply tote (approx… $93)
Certification test fee ($76), XMEDG 013
No online registration available.

Registration for Spring 2019 classes will open Monday, November 12th @ 8:30 AM
For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.


Patient Care Technician

Coordinator: Christine Haas, RN

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. 160 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, Nov 27-Feb 5, 2019, 9 am-3 pm (no class Dec 25 & 27)
Brookdale at Long Branch
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Feb 6-15, 2019, 7 am-3 pm • Monmouth Medical Center

Sec 2: Class: Tues & Thus. Feb. 19-Apr. 18, 9am-3:00pm (No Class Apr. 23 & 25)
Brookdale at Long Branch
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Apr. 29-May 8, 7am-3:00pm, JSUMC

Sec 3: Class: Mon & Wed Apr. 22-Jun. 24, 9am-3:00pm (No Class May 27)
Freehold Campus
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Jun. 25-Jul. 5, 7am-3:00pm (No Clinical Jul. 4), JSUMC

Sec 4: Class: Tues & Thurs, May 7-Jul. 9, 9am-3:00pm (No Class Jul. 4)
Brookdale at Long Branch
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Jul 10-19, 7am-3:00pm, MMC

Sec 5: Class: Tues & Thurs, Jul. 16-Sept. 12, 9am-3:00pm
Brookdale at Long Branch
Clinical: Mon-Fri, Sep 16-25, 7am-3:00pm, MMC

Fee and Code: $2105, plus textbooks, supply tote (approx… $ 155), XMEDG 075
No online registration available.

Registration for Spring 2019 classes will open Monday, November 12th @ 8:30 AM
For more information call 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


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