Certified Nursing Assistant Program Summary
The program is designed to provide students the practical skills and education that are necessary to perform basic nursing care in a long- term care facility. The students perform hands-on care at a state approved LTC under the supervision of a clinical supervisor and the facility RN or LPN. The curriculum was created using the Missouri ‘s Department of Health and Human Service requirements. The CNA curriculum consists of 88 hours of classroom/lab, 112 hours of clinicals, 8 hours for final exam, and 16 hours for capstone. The total hours for the program are 224.
Upon the successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Describe how healthcare facilities are organized and the role of each healthcare team member.
- State the responsibilities of the RN, LPN, and CNA in various healthcare settings.
- Identify ways to control the spread of infection and the transmission of diseases.
- Apply knowledge and skills learned to safely evacuate residents in emergency situations.
- Perform basic nursing assistant clinical skills within the scope of practice.
- Demonstrate effective communication with the healthcare team members.
- Display moral, ethical, responsible, caring, and honest characteristics while providing care.
- Diligently carry out assigned tasks and follow up on all care of the resident.
Students must demonstrate proficiency in all performance requirements at the end of each program or program course. All performance requirements are evaluated on a pass/fail system. Students must pass with 100% accuracy in order to satisfy the requirement. Students who fail any of their performance requirements will have an opportunity to be remediated and re-evaluated to demonstrate proficient skills with a maximum of three separate attempts.
Clinical competency check list sheets are given out the first day of each course within the program. Students must also tear out the skills sheets from the workbook and file it in their student file the first day of each class. A check list sheet for CNA 101, CNA 102, and CNA 103 must be completed, signed by the Instructor, and filed in the student file. Each student has a clinical file labeled with their name (last name first, first name last), program name, and anticipated end date. These files are always kept in the classroom.
- Be at least 17 years old of age
- Applicant must attest to having an accredited high school diploma or high school equivalency completed before enrolling in the course.
- Provide government issued picture ID
- Hepatitis B and influenza vaccinations
- Documentation of immunizations
- Negative TB screen
- Negative Urine drug screen
- Must not be on the Missouri Division of Aging employer disqualification list.
Students who decide to cancel within three business days exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays after the date of signing an enrollment agreement will be refunded all monies paid within 30 days of cancellation. All supplies and books must be returned in like-new condition to receive a full refund of all monies paid. If Bell-Brown Institute cancels the program, all payments made by the student, including the registration, book, and supply fees will be fully refunded within 7 days. Refund Policy Refunds are calculated for students who withdraw or are terminated from Bell-Brown Institute prior to the completion of their program and are based on tuition and fees according to the schedule set forth below. Students who cancel within 3 business days of enrollment will get a full refund of all monies paid, including registration fees. When a student withdraws from the school after their scheduled program has begun, he/she should complete and submit a student withdraw from with the Chief Academic Officer. Refunds will be released to the student or third-party payer and will be calculated by the following formula: First three days after the start of a program – A student terminating training within three business days of signing the enrollment agreement will receive a refund of all monies paid, including registration fees. After three days – A student terminating training after three business days of signing enrollment agreement will receive a refund of 75% of all monies paid excluding the registration fee.
After 25% – A student terminating training after completing over 25% of the program after signing the enrollment agreement but within 50% of the period, will receive a refund of 50% of all monies paid, excluding the registration fee.
After 50% – A student completing 50% or more of the program after signing enrollment agreement may be eligible to be refunded the cost of national certifications given that the student withdraws before the exam registration date.
However, monies paid towards tuition, fees, and cost of supplies and books will not be refunded. The NHA and American Red Cross certification cost is included in the cost of each program, however, a full refund will be made in situations when a student has paid in full but withdraws before the testing registration date regardless of withdraw date.
There is no charge for the regular processing and mailing of transcripts upon written authorization of the student. Requests for a printed official transcript can be made with the school’s Chief Executive Officer by completing a Transcript Request form.
Our mission is to raise the standard of career options in the community by providing well-trained and highly skilled support professionals. We are dedicated to empowering individuals with the knowledge and practical training needed for a successful career in the growing and rewarding fields of healthcare. Bell-Brown Medical Institute is a private institution of higher learning. We are dedicated to providing the comprehensive education and training necessary to prepare students for employment and advancement in a variety of high-demand positions within the healthcare field. Bell- Brown Medical Institute strives on a continuing basis to:
- Ensure an exceptional level of performance among healthcare professionals by offering -quality allied health programs
- Preserve the quality of our programs to ensure that student’s educational instruction is communicated well and understood fully
- Strengthen educational requirements by auditing then improving policies, processes and procedures on a evolutionary basis
- Assist students in professional soft skill training and career opportunities to ensure placement into the healthcare field after graduation
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All Applicants must submit their High School Diploma, Transcripts, (from an accredited high school) or high school equivalency, be 17 years of age or older, and government-issued photo identification.