Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Medical & Health Home Health Aide Certification Program NEW There is an ongoing demand for qualified Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide to work in client's private home and in assisted living facility. Candidates must read at 6th grade level as determined by an assessment test. HHA duties include assisting client in personal care, accompany to medical appointment, shopping, paying bills etc. Course contact hours -75 hours classroom plus 7 hours supervised clinical internship. Textbooks, uniform, and exam fee not included in tuition. M-Th 9:00am to 2:00pm 10/2-11/18/13 CE2008-F01 85 hrs. 17 sessions $630 Sat 10/19/13-3/15/14 CE2008-F02 85 hrs. 17 sessions $630 6:00pm to 9:00pm Prerequisites: 1. CPR Certified 2. Complete medical clearance due first day of class Certified Nursing Assistant Program (CNA) The increase in longevity and changes in the health care system has created an increased need for educated and skilled Nursing Assistants. Our CNA program is an excellent opportunity for you to acquire the occupational skills necessary to secure employment as a CNA. These jobs are ideal for people seeking flexible hours working in nursing homes, hospitals, doctorsâ€™ offices and health care facilities. Program includes: Anatomy & Physiology, Fundamentals of Patient Care and rotation in a residential health care facility. CPR/AED certification required. (See page 22 for additional information). Textbooks and exam fee not included in tuition. Coordinator: Alder Davis, MSN, RN M-Th 9:00am to 2:00pm 10/7-11/20/13 CE2001-F01 130 hrs. 26 sessions $995 M-Th M-Th 6:00pm to 9:00pm 10/21/13-1/14/14 CE2001-F02 130 hrs. 44 sessions $995 9:00am to 2:00pm 12/9/13-1/29/14 CE2001-F03 130 hrs. 26 sessions $995 Prerequisites: 1. Proof of GEDÂŽ or High School Diploma 2. Students must attend an orientation session where a screening test will be administered 3. Only students with scores of 8.0 in Reading will be admitted into the program Entrance Exam Dates* September 27, 2013 10am October 10, 2013 6pm November 1, 2013 10am *$20 non-refundable entrance fee 20 Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development