SOUTH HOLLAND, ILSouth Suburban College's Office of Continuing Education is hosting an Open House for the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (CNA) on Saturday, February 8th from 9:00 a.m. 12 noon, in Room 5190 at the Oak Forest Center. Successful completion of this non-credit course is required in order to become eligible to take the State of Illinois Nursing Assistant Certification Examination, and is the first step towards entrance into the SSC Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program.
The classes meet at the Oak Forest Center on Monday through Thursday with daytime and afternoon classes. The course instruction includes basic nursing skills through lecture, campus laboratory and supervised clinical experiences at a long-term health care facility. Each individual who successfully passes the certification exam will then be placed on the State Registry for Health Care Workers.
Students must submit a health physical, proof of health insurance or signed release of liability waiver, and completion of a fingerprint criminal history record. The total cost of the program is $999 with books and supplies included (Financial Aid does not cover the cost of this program, nor the physical and background check).
The Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois. Please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2497 or email JMabry@ssc.edu for more information.