Embarking on a fulfilling career in healthcare is a noble journey, and Dallas Career Institute is excited to present its Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) Training Program, designed to prepare you for an entry-level role as a nurse aide in long-term care facilities and hospitals. If you have a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of patients and residents, this comprehensive four-week course in Dallas, Texas, is an excellent choice.
What Does the Course Include?
- Acquire essential skills for providing high-quality nursing care to residents and patients.
- Learn to take vital signs and apply proper body mechanics, ensuring you are well-equipped for CNA responsibilities.
2. Effective Communication:
- Understand the crucial role of effective communication in healthcare.
- Develop compassionate interaction skills with patients and their families, addressing psycho-social needs.
3. Safety and Prevention:
- Gain knowledge about safety protocols and preventative measures to ensure resident well-being.
- Emphasize the commitment to protecting and promoting resident rights as a cornerstone of your practice.
- Become a valuable member of the healthcare team within long-term care facilities.
- Understand how your observations and skills contribute to the overall healthcare system.
Classes start on the first Monday of every month, offering flexibility with two schedule options:
- Morning Classes: 9 AM to 2 PM
- Evening Classes: 5 PM to 10 PM
Classes are scheduled on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with clinical training sessions on Saturdays and Sundays from approximately 7 AM to 1 PM.
Fees & More
The total cost of the program, including tuition, books, and uniforms, is $700. Dallas Career Institute understands the financial aspect and provides flexibility:
- Begin with a $200 deposit upon registration.
- Pay the remaining balance in installments until your graduation date.
To enroll in the CNA Training Program, candidates must meet specific criteria:
- Proof of completing at least 8th grade.
- Verification of being at least 16 years old (driver’s license required).
- Not listed as unemployable on the Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) list.
- No prior convictions of criminal offenses listed in the Texas Health and Safety Code §250.00.
Embark on your healthcare journey with Dallas Career Institute and build the foundation for a rewarding career as a Certified Nursing Aide.