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Nurse Assistant/Aide (CNA)

Nurse Aides assist in the care for the ill or injured by providing basic nursing skills and personal care.  Nurse Aides perform patient care under the supervision of registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses.  They have a broad range of duties including bathing, walking, feeding patients, making beds, assisting patients in and out of bed, dressing, helping patients with range of motion and activities of daily living.  They may provide skin care and observe patient’s physical, mental and emotional well-being.  Frank Phillips College’s curriculum is approved by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services to teach the skills necessary for work in a long-term care facility, hospitals,  and home health agencies   Instruction includes lecture, lab and clinical training in an approved facility.  Students must be over 16 years of age, be able to read, write and speak English. 

This course will prepare the student to take the Texas Registry Exam for certification. 

Questions:  Call the Vocational Nursing Office at 806-457-4200, ext 746

Prerequisite
Immunizations: You must provide documentation of the following immunizations prior to registering for CNA. All immunizations must be current including: Tetanus-Diptheria Toxoid (Td) must have been administered within the last ten years, Measles (two doses), Rubella, Mumps, Completed Hepatitis B Series, and Varicella (chickenpox), as specified by the Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 97, Subchapter B, Rule 97.64.

Criminal Background Check
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services requires that student trainees have not been convicted of a criminal offense listed in Texas Health and Safety Code, 250.006.  You will be required to complete a background check in sufficient time for it to be reviewed by the college prior to your first day of class.   A background check typically takes 3 – 5 normal business days to complete.  Students are responsible for the cost of the background verification.  The background checks must be conducted by www.certifiedprofile.com.

Directions for CNA Background Check

Allied health Training

Phlebotomy

This class is the didactic and clinical portion of a program that leads to the CPT National Examination of Phlebotomy Technician.  Phlebotomists are trained to draw blood samples by venipuncture, or arterial collection for medical tests and blood donations.  Phlebotomists must adhere to strict policies and procedures while treating the patient with care.  Length of clinical depends on individual scheduling and attendance. Registration form in Student Central. For questions please call 806-457-4200 ext 746.

Prerequisite
Immunizations: Students attending this class must complete the State of Texas immunization requirements.    Students must also be 18 years of age or older to attend this class. GED or High School diploma is required. Criminal Background by www.certifiedprofile.com.

CPR

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider only. Contact 806-457-4200 ext. 746 for more information.

Directions for Phelbotomy Background Check

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