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CNA Classroom Options

Nursing Assistant Classroom options.

Through lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice you will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. 

PreRequisites for these courses: 

You must be at least 18 years old and have a Social Security Number or Tax Identification Number(remove in red) for the Maryland(remove) Board of Nursing licensing process upon successful completion of the program, as well as a Social Security Number for nursing homes that require criminal background checks prior to being on their premises for educational purposes. You must obtain a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (BLS) before the midterm exam (remove in red); Proof of Immunity through immunizations and blood work, ​proof of Covid 19 vaccine, a negative TB skin test (PPD) or chest x-ray is REQUIRED, Drug and alcohol screening before the mid-term exam. Additional fees:  BLS training, CNA application, GNA application, fingerprinting, and uniforms. Costs ​are discussed on the online CNA/GNA orientation.  Failure to comply will result in not being able to go to clinical.

Certified Nursing Assistant Classroom AHT028, 88 Hours (In-Person)

Through lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice you will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Written exams in the classroom portion of this program must be passed with an average of 80% or better, and 26 skills must be learned and tested on before students can go on to Clinical.

Nursing Assistant Classroom Course AHT243 & NUR076, 88 Hours (Hybrid)

This course is designed for the general public who are interested in becoming a Certified and Geriatric Nursing Assistant. This classroom includes on-line lectures and in-person nursing skills labs. You will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with a variety of illnesses.  After completion of the classroom and clinical sections, you will receive a certificate of completion from Montgomery College.  You will also be eligible to apply for the nursing assistant certification and take the Geriatric Nursing Assistant Licensing examination through the Maryland Board of Nursing.  

 

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