Spring 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 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, doctors’ 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). Books and test fee NOT included in tuition. This certificate program will be offered at both Hostos Community College. Coordinator: Alder Davis, MSN, RN M-Th 9:00am to 2:00pm 2/11-3/28/13 CE2001-SP01 M-Th 9:00am to 2:00pm 2/25-5/9/13 M-Th 6:00pm to 9:00pm 4/8-5/21/13 130 hrs. 26 sessions $995 CE2001-SP02 130 hrs. 26 sessions $995 CE2001-SP03 130 hrs. 44 sessions $995 Prerequisites: 1. Proof of GED 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* Friday, February 8, 2013 10am to 1pm Thursday, February 14, 2013 6pm to 9pm Friday, March 22, 2013 10am to 1pm Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6pm to 9pm Friday, May 10, 2013 10am to 1pm *$20 refundable entrance fee Increase your employability by going one step further: Our research on Employment Opportunities for graduates of a Certified Nursing Assistant Program tells us that students will need more skills in addition to the basic 130-hour CNA Certificate Program, in order to land a job. We are, therefore, expanding our CNA program to include this elective: Elder Care Fundamentals – A CNA Enhancement This course will provide you with the additional skills needed to fulfill the requirements to land a job as a CNA. Students will learn: Effective Communication Skills when working with the elderly; how to work with Alzheimer and dementia patients and their families; issues of elderly abuse; death, dying and grief; Managing Conflict; “It’s Not My Job”-an inter-disciplinary approach to working as a team; 100+ activities to do with the Elderly. Students will be introduced to computer literacy and Emergency Healthcare Records to acquire the new skills required by the Certified Nursing Assistant. 20 Fri 9:00am to 2:00pm 2/8-3/15/13 CE2002-SP01 30 hrs. 6 sessions Fri 9:00am to 2:00pm 3/22-4/26/13 CE2002-SP02 30 hrs. 6 sessions $199 Sat 9:00am to 2:00pm 4/13-6/15/13 CE2002-SP03 30 hrs. 10 sessions $199 Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development $199