The Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (BNATP) prepares the student to assist the licensed professional nurse and licensed practical nurse as an integral member of the health care team in a variety of health care settings. The Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (BNATP) also offers Competency Exam Review is free to students in the program.
The classes meet at the University & College Center in Oak Forest on Monday thru Thursday with daytime and evening classes. The course instruction includes basic nursing skills through lecture, campus laboratory and supervised clinical experiences at a long-term health care facility.
A passing grade requires the student to have achieved an average score of 80% on written examinations and to meet all laboratory and clinical requirements with a passing grade of “C” or better. Upon successful completion of the program, the individual is eligible to take the State of Illinois Nursing Assistant Competency Examination. Each individual who successfully passes the certification exam will then be placed on the State Registry for Health Care Workers.
NAS E01 702
THEORY | 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Monday & Tuesday | Location: OFC-5740 | 8/11/2014 - 10/2/2014
LAB | 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM / Wednesday & Thursday | Location: OFC-5770 | 8/13/2014 - 10/2/2014
CLINICAL | 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM / Wednesday & Thursday | Location: TBD | 9/13/2014 - 10/2/2014
NAS E01 706
THEORY | 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Monday & Tuesday | Location: OFC-5740 | 10/14/2014 - 12/2/2014
LAB | 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM / Wednesday & Thursday | Location: OFC-5770 | 10/15/2014 - 11/6/2014
CLINICAL | 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM / Wednesday & Thursday | Location: TBD | 11/12/2014 - 12/4/2014
NAS E01 708
THEORY | 4:45 PM - 9:00 PM / Monday & Tuesday | Location: OFC-5740 | 10/14/2014 - 12/2/2014
LAB | 4:45 PM - 9:45 PM / Wednesday & Thursday | Location: OFC-5770 | 10/15/2014 - 11/6/2014
CLINICAL | 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM / Wednesday & Thursday | Location: TBD | 11/12/2014 - 12/4/2014
Upon completion and verification of the fingerprint background check, you will be approved to register for the class.
NOTE: Illinois State Law requires all students complete a fingerprint criminal history record in accordance with the Health Care Background Check Act.
The Nursing Assistant Program is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), 607 W. Jefferson St., Springfield, IL 62702-5097, telephone: (217) 782-6553, website: www.idph.state.il.us. As prescribed by the Illinois Department of Public Health attendance is mandatory.
Students are required to have 80 hours of theory/lab and 40 hours of clinical. If a student misses one or more classes, and falls below the required number of hours prescribed by IDPH, they will fail the course. Please see the student guide for additional information regarding the attendance policy.
The total cost of the program is $1,299 that includes: textbook and workbook, BP cuff, stethoscope and gait belt. Name badges are required for clinical and can be purchased in the SSC Bookstore for a cost of $5.25. Students should review the tuition information section of the SSC website or catalog for a list of payment methods.
Refund of fees will occur only after the student has the authorization of the Director and completed a “drop” through the end of the first week of class. No refunds will be authorized for withdrawals or changes made after the refund date. Incidental fees (textbooks/workbooks and equipment) and returned check fees are not refundable.
For registration information or a current list of courses, please call our main number (708) 596-2000, ext. 2497.