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Nurse aide training program approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing (80 hours). Focused on the nursing assistant role as it applies to resident/ patient care. Topics include communication, emergency/ first aid, infection prevention/ control, holistic care, promotion of independence, resident rights, death and dying care, body systems and conditions, observation, reporting to the nurse, dementia/ Alzheimers care, basic nursing personal care skills, nutrition and hydration, vital signs (including manual BP), rehabilitation care, skills demonstration/videos for state tested skills, onsite labs, hands-on clinical simulation preparation with LTCF equipment. Included with the course is an optional OPEN LAB SKILL date(s) held after graduation and prior to state testing. Currently a PPE/ Instructor lab fee will be necessary (only $10) to offset additional costs due to COVID-19. Students can sign up for an Open LAB SKILL date when they become available by going to our registration page. Please note that OPEN LAB SKILL dates are only offered to graduates of Compass Nursing Arts. Do not sign up unless you are a student who has graduated from our program. (Sorry there are no refunds).
Options for CNA Course Completion:
CNA CLASS SECTIONS:
5 hour classes except *CLINICAL SIMULATION (6.5hrs during COVID-19. *ADD one more hour of class on clinical simulation days).
6 days for FT Hybrid (part online), 10 days for Traditional sec. A
For the Fast Track: Hybrid (AH, BH, CH):
ONLINE, THEN ON-SITE.
AH: M,T,W, 8:30-1:40pm
(school day schedule)
CH: Full week (6 days)
(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)
Homework prior to class required.
CLICK HERE to:
Colorado NA Handbook Link
OPEN LAB SIGN UP (3hrs) TO REVIEW SKILLS ($10). Open labs are only for students who have graduated from Compass Nursing Arts. If a lab is full, check back, we will be opening up more labs as needed.
STUDENT STATE TESTING INSTRUCTIONS:
Choose infacility (requires code) or Regional (no code required)
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