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Options for CNA Course Completion:
Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing!
*Completion of this course qualifies you for the NNAAP exam.
Course description and topics:
Nurse aide training approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing focused on the nursing assistant role as it applies to foundations of resident/ patient care, communication, emergencies, infection prevention and control, holistic care, promotion of independence, resident rights, death and dying care, body systems and conditions, observation and reporting to the nurse, dementia and Alzheimers care, basic nursing and personal care skills, nutrition and hydration, vital signs (including manual BP), rehabilitation and procedures for care, skills demonstration and videos for state tested skills and onsite labs, hands-on clinical simulation preparation with typical LTCF equipment prior to the clinical experience. Included with the course is optional extra open lab practice.
Delivery of the content is available in the following options listed below:
DO FIRST ONLINE, SECOND ON-SITE:
5 hour classes except clinical (5.5hrs)
*Starting in September all clinical simulation will be 6.5 hrs with less online (CLINICAL DAYS ONLY: Sections AH &A: 8:30am-2:30pm, BH: 4pm -10:30 pm, CH: 7am - 1:30pm).
6 days for FT Hybrid (part online),
10 days for Traditional classes
Fast Track: Hybrid:
AH: T,W,TH, 8:30-1:40pm
(school day schedule)
BH:(afternoon or evening)
T,W,TH, 5p-10:10pm or 2pm to 7:10 pm
CH: Full week M-Sat, 7:30am-12:40pm
(must complete most of online prior to day 1)
Traditional: (all in class & homework, NO ONLINE)
A: M-F, 8:30-1:40pm (school day schedule)
STATE TESTING: Open SKILLS Lab will resume June 29th, 4-7pm
Email start@compassCNA.com to sign-up.
For questions about Pearson Vue vouchers that you already have,
please contact , 1-800-869-4101
Apply for your temporary CNA license at dpo.colorado.gov
Go to "apply for a new initial license", create login, "apply for a new license", they are at the top of the page under Temporary Healthcare applications, scroll to the app you need and apply!
Class sizes, less than 8-10, (below the Board of Nursing requirement) Extra infection control precautions, including social distancing when possible, masks (hand sewn). Students will graduate the last day of clinical simulation and be able to apply to work immediately with a provisional license.(Check with your employer for more information).
Due to COVID-19 some requirements may be suspended. TB test requirement is temporarily suspended.
(must be able to commit to at least a year of employment)
CHOOSE Supplemental CNA Hybrid Class options Below!
Pediatric Plus (Next in-class : August 29th, 9am to 1pm
EKG Basics *We need BETA testers! Get the online for free!
Encompassed Care Certification Next in-class dates: TBD