UWG Certified Nursing Assistant
IMPORTANT NOTES:IF YOU CHOOSE THE CNA PAYMENT PLAN OPTION, YOU MUST PAY $350.00 AT TIME OF REGISTRATION AND THE REMAINING BALANCE MUST BE PAID BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS, AUGUST 4TH. CNA classroom/lab training will be conducted on Mondays and Wednesdays, August 4th through September 29th in the Murphy Building - Room 306 and 314 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. We will skip class on Monday, September 1st which is Labor Day. Clinical sessions will be conducted on Saturdays, October 4th, 11th and 18th. It is our policy during clinicals to maintain a ratio of 10 students to 1 instructor. For large classes, it will be necessary to schedule both morning (6:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.) and evening (2:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.) clinical sessions. We will try to take into consideration each person's needs in developing the clinical schedules, but if we reach an impasse, we will use the date a person registered for the course to determine who will attend which session. Certification Test dates for this class are tentatively set for Friday, November 7th and Friday, November 14th. Testing will start promptly at 8:00 A.M. each day and will continue until every student has completed both their written and skills portion. It is usually close to 4:00 P.M. before all students have completed their wrItten and skills testing. When you receive your registration confirmation, there will be two (2) attachments containing important information regarding the CNA course. Please be sure you open both attachments.
Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.
The UWG Certified Nursing Assistant program is approved by the State of Georgia. The course is a total of 88 hours consisting of 31 hours classroom instruction, 33 hours lab and 24 hours of clinical practice at a nursing home.
The registration fee covers instruction, textbooks, required supplies, clinical supervision, 1 set of scrubs, a stethoscope, name badge, and the state exam fee.
Students must initiate a background check before the first day of class through Advantage Students at a cost of approximately $78.50. If you have lived in states other than Georgia, or if you have lived/worked outside of the United States, there may be additional fees for international searches and it may require more time to complete your check. International fees vary depending on the country that will be searched. The following link will give you access to the website: Click here
Students must also bring a copy of the results of a PPD (TB) test to the first day of class. If you have previously taken a TB test, the results must be current within one calendar year of the scheduled clinical dates for this course.
Students are required to bring a watch with a second hand to class for use during the course and during the certification test at the end of the course.
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