CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE  (CNA)


Students learn the necessary skills to work in long-term care, home health, or hospital environments.  A method of instruction providing detail education, training, and work-based experience, and direct patient/client care, generally at clinical site.  Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty.  On-site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation, and placement is the responsibility of the college faculty.  Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences.  

Upon completion of the 60 hours in the classroom and 40 hours of clinicals, each student will be required to take the State of Texas Certified Nurse Aide Competency Examination with PEARSON VUE.  Students will now submit their own applications and testing fees directly to PEARSON VUE after completion of the class. 

CPR Certification is required and not included in tuition fees.  Other supplies not included in the tuition and fees are a blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.  A maximum of ten (10) participants will be accepted for this class. 

IMPORTANT:  Students must obtain a criminal background check and submit the report at the time of registration for the class. Background checks can be obtained by logging on to the Department of Public Safety website: https://publicsite.dps.texas.gov/DpsWebsite/CriminalHistory

Textbook(s):  Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care:   Long-Term Care  4th Edition by Susan Hedman, Jetta Fuzy RN, MS & Suzanne Rymer MSTE, RN, LSW 

(Book Cost from Reese Campus Bookstore: Textbook $52.25 plus tax  workbook: $18.90 plus tax)

Available at the South Plains College Reese Bookstore  806-716-4610

 

Steps Required to Register for Nurse Aide (CNA)

Step 1:  Complete the SPC CE Application

Step 2:  Provide Proof of Immunizations:

  • MMR – 2 shot Series or TITER
  • Current negative TB Test (no older than 1 year prior to the first class day)
  • Tetanus (no older than 10 years prior to the first class day)
  • Hepatitis Series or TITER  **Note: HEP B - only titer needed if student cannot find shot record or is in middle of series**
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) or Proof of Illness
  • Flu Shot required of all students enrolled between October 1st and March 31st
  • COVID-19  2-Dose Vaccine / Letter of Exemption 

Step 3:  Provide Identification

Names must match on all documents and not expire before the end of class)

  • Valid Driver's License or ID
  • Social Security Card

Step 4:  Register in Person

COST: $500.00 (PRICE IS TOTAL COST FOR CLASS & CLINICALS)

 


 Class Offerings Lubbock Career and Technical Center

SCHEDULE
 DAYS
TIME
LOCATION
09/13/22 -  11/19/22 T & TH 4:45pm - 9:00pm Lubbock Career and Technical Center Rm 116
01/17/23 - 03/09/23 T & TH 4:45pm - 9:00pm  Lubbock Career and Technical Center Rm 116

 

Class Offerings Plainview Center

SCHEDULE
 DAYS
TIME
LOCATION
  10/17/2022-11/17/2022        M,T, & R              5:30pm-9:30pm                  Plainview RM 113         

 


 CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE CLINICAL

A clinical health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational therapy, skills and concepts learned in the class environment to be applied in actual health care facilities.  Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.  This course is required for all students taking the Certified Nurse Aide class.

Clinical Class Offerings- Lubbock Career and Technical Center

SCHEDULE
DAYS
TIME
LOCATION
09/17/2022-11/19/20222 SAT 8am-12pm / 6:30am-2:30pm Lubbock Career and Technical Center/ Carillon
01/17/2023 - 03/09/2023 SAT 8am-12pm / 6:30am-2:30pm Lubbock Career and Technical Center/ Carillon

 

Clinical Class Offerings- Plainview Center

SCHEDULE
DAYS
TIME
LOCATION
     11/20/2022 - 12/04/2022           SAT & SUN           6:00am - 2:00pm         BeeHive