Nursing Assistant Certified

Assist patients with compassion and care

Are you a compassionate person who enjoys interacting with others as part of their career? If so, then becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant might be perfect for you. As a CNA, you’ll have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide care to those who are unable to care for themselves. This Department of Health-approved course emphasizes safety. Our students learn patient care techniques, measures of well-being, and how to work as an integral part of a healthcare team. As a student, you are tested on your understanding of skills and safety through written examination and skill demonstrations before your clinical experience with geriatric population clients.

Contact Information:

Jason Carroll, Career Advisor

253-680-7008

jcarroll@batestech.edu

Downtown Campus

7:30AM - 4:00PM

  • Get the skills you need for the career you want.

More about the program:

Are you a compassionate person who enjoys interacting with others as part of their career? If so, then becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant might be perfect for you. As a CNA, you’ll have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide care to those who are unable to care for themselves. This Department of Health-approved course emphasizes safety. Our students learn patient care techniques, measures of well-being, and how to work as an integral part of a healthcare team. As a student, you are tested on your understanding of skills and safety through written examination and skill demonstrations before your clinical experience with geriatric population clients.

Class Schedule for CTNA 101, Nursing Assistant Certified

All classes are Monday – Friday. Times noted below.

Fall Quarter

  • 190A, 7 a.m.-Noon: 9/27-10/29
  • 190B, 7 a.m.-Noon: 11/1-12/8
  • 190D, 4:30-9:30 p.m.: 9/27-10/29
  • 190E, 4:30-9:20 p.m.: 11/1-12/8

Winter Quarter

  • 190A, 7 a.m.-Noon: 1/3-2/1
  • 190B, 7 a.m.-Noon: 2/7-3/8
  • 190D, 4:30-9:30 p.m.: 1/3-2/1
  • 190E, 4:30-9:20 p.m.: 2/7-3/8

Spring Quarter

  • 190A, 7 a.m.-Noon: 3/28-4/29
  • 190B, 7 a.m.-Noon: 5/2-6/3
  • 190D, 4:30-9:30 p.m.: 3/28-4/29
  • 190E, 4:30-9:20 p.m.: 5/2-6/3

Summer Quarter

  • 190A, 7 a.m.-Noon: 6/14-7/12
  • 190B, 7 a.m.-Noon: 7/18-8/12
  • 190D, 4:30-9:30 p.m.: 6/14-7/12
  • 190E, 4:30-9:20 p.m.: 7/18-8/12

Degrees & Certificates:

  • Certificate of Training: Nursing Assistant Certified

Program Lengths:

  • Certificate of Competency: 1 Quarter

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Bill Swarens, Director of Practical Nursing and NAC

(253) 680-7334

bswarens@batestech.edu

Catherine Atwell

(253) 680-7379

catwell@batestech.edu

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

Prerequisites

  1. High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  2. Proof of 2-MMR vaccines or positive titer
  3. Proof of 3-Hepatitis B vaccines (must have titer drawn) or started series
  4. TB Vaccination
  5. Proof of 2-vaccines Varicella Zoster (chicken pox) or positive titer
  6. T-DAP in the last 10 years
  7. Seasonal Flu shot

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $30,830
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 119,500

This information is based on data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, captured on June 2021.

EPSLO’s

  1. Demonstrate clear, accurate communication with clients, their family, and healthcare staff
  2. Promote client independence as appropriate for each individual.
  3. Provide safe client care under the supervision of a nurse.

No forms have been provided.

Student services will be reduced May 9-20 for ctcLink implementation. Programs, courses, library, tutoring and student activities will continue as scheduled. Students can still email offices or drop off paperwork. Offices will reopen for full service on Monday, May 23.