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Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) Instructional Program

NNAAP – National Nurse Aide Assessment Program

Program Description:

QHO’s 120+ hour Certified Nursing Assistant Instructional Program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Division of Quality Assurance.  QHO provides an adult learning environment with small class sizes. QHO’s RN Primary Instructors use state of the art equipment and up-to-date criteria to provide quality training through lectures, videos, and hands-on skills. QHO works with several Long Term Care facilities in the Milwaukee area to provide a rewarding clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the CNA instructional program, participants are scheduled for the NNAAP Competency Exam administered by the American Red Cross.  The NNAAP Competency exam is held at QHO approximately two weeks after completion of the instructional program.  QHO’s Certified Nursing Assistant Instructional Program has consistently held a pass rate of 98-99% for the graduates who have completed the NNAAP Competency Exam. QHO graduates continue to hold the highest percentage in the state of Wisconsin.

Instructional Fees:

Fees include textbooks, classroom supplies and the NNAAP Competency Exam. Contact QHO for availability and fees.

Length of Program:

120+ Hours; including classroom/lab training and 32 clinical hours.  Convenient Day, Evening and Weekend schedules available year round. Space is limited; all classes are filled on a “first come, first served” basis.

Objectives of the CNA Certification Instructional Program:

  1. To perform tasks and follow directions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  2. Administer medically oriented tasks as assigned:
    1. Range of Motion
    2. Positioning
    3. Feeding with special tools as assigned by the therapist
    4. Performs bowel and bladder care, including catheter care
    5. Temperature, pulse, respirations, height and weight
  3. Administers personal cares as assigned:
    1. Assistance with bathing, including male/female perineal care
    2. Nail care
    3. Hair care and grooming
    4. Denture/teeth and oral hygiene care
    5. Care of eyeglasses, hearing aids and other adaptive devices
    6. Assistance with dressing and undressing
    7. Assistance with toileting, including use of bedpan, protective undergarments, urinal, commode
    8. Shaving
  4. Assistance with mobility and ambulation
  5. Assistance with simple transfers including: bed to wheelchair, gait belt use and pivot transfers
  6. Maintain a safe environment:
    1. Fire procedures
    2. Accident prevention
    3. Choking – Heimlich Maneuver
  7. Observe the client for changes in physical and emotional changes
  8. Knowledge about: infection control, diseases, body systems, and characteristics of the aged and disabled.
  9. Maintains client confidentiality
  10. Completes accurate and timely charting
  11. Protect client’s rights

Class Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must pass a math and reading comprehension “Pre-Test” at time of registration to determine eligibility
    1. Able to interact with others; speak, write, and understand English; and able to read and understand written documents
    2. Able to add/subtract/multiply/divide; measure; tell time/count
  2. Professional appearance and caring personality:
    1. Uniform required for every class
      1. Scrubs (any color or pattern); white athletic or nursing; watch with a second hand
  3. Dependable and cooperative, with a positive attitude
  4. Able to meet physical demands: bending, lifting, kneeling and reaching
  5. Able to pass a physical exam and TB test/chest x-ray (required if TB test is positive)
    1. Completed physical form required prior to start date. Forms provided at time of registration
    2. Negative TB test/chest x-ray results required prior to start date
  6. Able to pass a Criminal Background Check
    1. QHO follows criminal background requirements listed on the Wisconsin List of Offences Affecting Caregiver Ability; Quality Healthcare Options, Inc. Acts, Crimes and Offences List and approval from the clinical site
    2. Participants with any criminal convictions are subject to the approval of QHO’s Program Administrator

How to Register:

  1. Registration MUST be done in person during regular business hours
  2. You will need:
    1. Photo ID
    2. Social Security Card
    3. Payment
      1. QHO accepts Cash, Check, Money Order and all major Credit Cards
      2. All non-cash transactions are subject to a non-refundable processing fee
      3. ½ total fees are due at time of registration; full payment is due 14 business days prior to start date
      4. Cancellation policies are provided at time of registration
  3. Contact QHO at (414) 475-7337 for class availability and fees.

 

2014 CNA Training Schedule

 

16-Day (Full-time) CNA Training

CLASS DATES

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

CLINICAL DATES

As early as 5:30 am

January 9 – January 30

January 24, 27, 28, 29

January 20 – February 10

February 4, 5, 6, 7

February 3 – February 24

February 18, 19, 20, 21

   

March 3 – March 24

March 18, 19, 20, 21

March 17 – April 7

April 1, 2, 3, 4

March 31 – April 21

April 15, 16, 17, 18

April 14 – May 5

April 29, 30; May 1, 2

April 28 – May 19

May 13, 14, 15, 16

May 12 – June 3 **

May 28, 29, 30; June 2

May 20 – June 11 **

June 5, 6, 9, 10

May 28 – June 18

June 12, 13, 16, 17

June 5 – June 26

June 20, 23, 24, 25

June 16 – July 8 **

July 1, 2, 3, 7

July 1 – July 23 **

July 17, 18, 21, 22

July 10 – July 31 **

July 25, 28, 29, 30

July 24 – August 14

August 8, 11, 12, 13

August 4 – August 25

August 19, 20, 21, 22

August 14 – September 5 **

August 29; September 2, 3, 4

August 26, - September 17 **

September 11, 12, 15, 16

September 8 – September 29

September 23, 24, 25, 26

September 18 – October 9

October 3, 6, 7, 8

September 30 – October 21

October 15, 16, 17, 20

October 16 – November 6 **

October 31; November 3, 4, 5

October 29 – November 19

November 13, 14, 17, 18

November 10 – December 3 **

November 25, 26; December 1, 2

November 20 – December 15 **

December 9, 10, 11, 12

December 4 – December 26 **

December 19, 22, 23, 24

December 16 – January 8 **

January 2, 5, 6, 7

December 22 – January 14 **

January 8, 9, 12, 13

January 5, 2015 – January 26, 2015

January 20, 21, 22, 23


 

 Evening (Part-time) CNA Training

 

CLASS DATES

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

CLINICAL DATES

Two separate weekends (Sat. & Sun. only)

 as early as 5:30 am

March 10 – May 22

May 10, 11 & May 17, 18

June 2 – August 14 **

August 2, 3 & August 9, 10

August 18 – October 30 **

October 18, 19 & October 25, 26

November 3 – January 22 **

January 10, 11 & January 17, 18

 

Weekend (Part-time) CNA Training

 

CLASS DATES

Friday 4:30 pm-8:30 pm &

Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

CLINICAL DATES

Two separate weekends (Sat. & Sun. only)

as early as 5:30 am

February 7 – March 22

March 8, 9 & March 15, 16

April 25 – June 14 **

May 31, June 1 & June 7, 8

June 20 – August 9 **

July 26, 27 & August 2, 3

September 5 – October 18

October 4, 5 & October 11, 12

November 7 – December 27 **

December 13, 14 & December 20, 21

 

 

**QHO Office Closed (NO Classes):

January 1, 2014

August 30, 31, 2014

April 19, 20 2014

September 1, 2014

May 24, 25, 26 2014

November 27, 28, 29, 30, 2014

July 4, 5, 6, 7 2014

December 25, 2014

 

 

v  Contact QHO at 414-475-7337 for availability and fees

v  Fees are per student

v  Payment is required to reserve place in class, minimum 2-week cancellation noticed required to receive refund

v  Class dates and tuition are subject to change without notice, cancellations options are available

 

 
 
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