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This MD Board of Nursing approved program prepares students to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in a variety of health care settings. Upon successful completion of the theory and clinical training, students are eligible to take the Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA). Class size is limited to eight students. Daytime and evening classes are generally two evenings or two days during the week and are offered throughout the year in Wye Mills and Cambridge. Course requirements: College placement test, favorable criminal background check, drug screening, updated immunizations, perfect attendance, and CPR for healthcare providers. Students must attend a Health Careers Orientation and Career Planning for CNA/GNA prior to acceptance into the training. Uniform and textbook are required for class. Tuition: In-county $100, Out-of-county $105, Out-of-State $110. Course fee $1,675.
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Dates | Time | Location/Room Instructor:
August 2019* 8 am – 4:30 pm Wye Mills Stephanie Allen (* Saturday only)
September 2019 5 – 9 pm Wye Mills Sedonna Brown
For course schedules, email CEhealthcare@chesapeake.edu.
CAREER PLANNING FOR CNA/GNAs
This pre-requisite course provides an overview of the CNA/GNA training and the applications for the drug testing and a criminal background check required for certification from the MD Board of Nursing. Tuition: In-county $10, Out-of-county $15, Out-of-State $20. Course fee $175.
During this pre-requisite course, students will:
- Learn the expectations of the Nursing Assistant classroom and clinical training
- Discuss the regulations in the healthcare industry
- Complete the application for drug testing and a criminal background check
- Discuss the steps to the application process with the Maryland Board of Nursing
Schedule for Upcoming CNA Career Planning Sessions
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CPR AND FIRST AID FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
This course is designed to provide training that will qualify students for a two year American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification in CPR and an American Heart Association certification in basic first aid. Textbook is required. For more information, contact CEHealthcare@chesapeake.edu. All students pay $165 course fee.
CERTIFIED MEDICINE AIDE
Students with at least one year of experience as a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) and currently employed in a long-term healthcare facility recognized by the State of MD can earn the Certified Medicine Aide (CMA) designation. This course complies with MD’s Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene guidelines. Class limited to eight students. For more information on the application process, email: CEHealthcare@chesapeake.edu. Tuition: In-county $50, Out-ofcounty
$55, Out-of-State $60. All students pay $545 course fee.
MEDICINE AIDE RECERTIFICATION
This course is designed to provide Certified Medicine Aides with the recertification training required by the MD Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene. Students must verify they have practiced in a licensed nursing home under their current license for at least 100 hours within the two years immediately preceding admission to the recertification class. Students must bring a copy of their current Medicine Aide Certificate prior to registering. For an approval to register, contact CEHealthcare@chesapeake.edu. Class is limited to 27 students. Tuition: In-county $25, Out of county $30, Out-of-State $35. All students pay $90 course fee.
This training is required by the Maryland Board of Nursing for Case Managers and Delegating Nurses working with assisted living facilities. It focuses upon the role of the Case Manager Delegate Nurse in relationship to the manager, staff and residents of assisted living facilities and also trains the RN to teach the Medication Technician for Assisted Living course. Prerequisites: Current Maryland RN license. Textbook is required. For more information, contact CEHealthcare@chesapeake.edu. Tuition: In-county $50, Out-of County $55, Out-of-state $60. All students pay $345 course fee.
MEDICATION TECHNICIAN FOR ASSISTED LIVING
This training will prepare students to work within an assisted living facility to track and administer pharmaceutical drugs for patients, monitor side effects, and work as a part of the healthcare team. Prerequisites: minimum score of 45 on the College’s reading comprehension and arithmetic placement tests. Textbook is required. For more information, contact CEHealthcare@chesapeake.edu. All students pay $295 course fee.
MEDICATION TECHNICIAN FOR ASSISTED LIVING REFRESHER
This training will provide the refresher to prepare students for the Medication Technician recertification as required by the MBON. Prerequisites: Active MBON Certified Medication Technician certificate and minimum score of 45 on the College’s reading comprehension and arithmetic placement tests. Textbook is required. For more information, contact CEHealthcare@chesapeake.edu. All students pay $195 course fee.
NATIONAL NURSE AIDE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM REFRESHER COURSE (NNAAP)
This training is designed for students who have never taken the NNAAP exam or who have attempted either portion of the exam but have not successfully passed it. Prerequisites: Active CNA number listed on the MBON CNA registry. Completion date for the Certified Nursing Assistant Program in Maryland less than one year from the test date listed on the course schedule. NNAAP Test fees of $70 (skills only) and $35 (written only) are not included in program costs. Approval to test is required. For more information, contact email@example.com.
NNAAP Test Prep – Skills only: All students pay $75 course fee.