Certified Nurse Aide

About this Course

This 108 hour course is offered as both a traditional 12 week program as well as an accelerated 6 week program preparing students to work in long-term care nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living, and home care. The course includes 36 hours of classroom instruction, combined with 72 hours of practical hands-on training in the laboratory and clinical setting, which enables the student to deliver all aspects of personal care to patients. Students will have an opportunity to train in clinical settings within the community.  Students learn about the physical and emotional changes related to aging. This course has been approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.  Students will be given both the State written and clinical exams at NCC at no additional cost.  In addition to C.N.A. certification, students will receive Red Cross Adult CPR Certification, valid for two years.

Entrance Requirements:

  • In order to participate in off-site clinicals, students must be fully Covid vaccinated 14 days prior to the first day of off-site clinical.
  • Students must register for a clinical assignment at the time of C.N.A. registration. Students must attend all clinical sessions. This is a time-intensive course; please plan accordingly.
  • Students are required to have a medical exam to meet state requirements to work in a health care facility and must be submitted by the first class. Health forms are online at:   http://norwalk.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Medical-Forms-for-Clinicals.pdf
  • Required Materials:
  • NCC approved wine-colored scrub top and pants, plain white non-canvas shoes with non-skid soles
  • NCC name tag (purchased in the NCC bookstore)
  •  A watch with a second sweep hand
  • Textbook and workbook

*Note:  For Session I,  CRN 6096, class will meet on campus 1/23, 1/25, 3/8, 3/9   The remaining lectures will be online.  Students must register for CNA clinical CRN 5705 or 6098

*Note:  For  Session II, CRN 5212, class will meet on campus 3/13, 3/15, 4/24, 4/26   The remaining lectures will be online.  Students must register for CNA Clinical  CRN 6286

**For Payment Plan information, please contact Continuing Education at 203 857-7080 or NK-Continuinged@norwalk.edu

**Tuition includes U-Pass Transportation Fee

 

USDOL funding is available for eligible students. 

For more information, please contact Continuing Education:

203 857-7080

NK-continuing.ed@norwalk.edu

 




Co-Requisites

C.N.A. clinical: Students also register for CNA clincal


The total cost of Connecticut Statewide Healthcare Industry Pathways is $6.9M. $3.4M (49%) is funded through a U.S. Department of Labor-Employment and Training Administration grant and another $3.5M (51%) is committed through non-federal state and local resources.
USDOL funding is available for eligible C.N.A. students. For more information, please contact Continuing Education at 203 857-7080 or NK-continuing-ed@norwalk.edu

SNAP Employment and Training Scholarships are available to eligible SNAP recipients to obtain training and additional skills. For more information, please contact Jenine Carlson, Coordinator, SNAP Employment and Training Program at jcarlson@norwalk.edu or 203-857-7059.



Course Details

Continuing Ed / Non-Credit
Tuition: $1125
Textbook Additional Fee
Subject: HMED D5030
CT SHIPSNAP

Sections Offered

Section: 1XS CRN: 6096
Location: W245
Type: Hybrid
Instructor: Nancy Kroszner RN, LNHA, MBA
nkroszner@norwalk.edu
No. of Sessions: 14
01/23/2023 - 03/09/2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon, Wed
No Class on: 2/20
Section: 2XS CRN: 5212
Location: W114
Type: Hybrid
Instructor: Nancy Kroszner RN, LNHA, MBA
nkroszner@norwalk.edu
No. of Sessions: 14
03/13/2023 - 04/26/2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon, Wed