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COS Certified Nurse Assistant Course

This is an Excellent Opportunity if yo are thinking of a career in nursing.  College of the Siskiyous is offering the course so you can become a Certified Nurse Assistant.  Once you have the designation of CNA you can work in Skilled Care Facilities, Extended Care Facilities and Residential Care Facilities.  Classes Start June 9th 3 days a week for 8 weeks up in Yreka.  If you want to do this - we will worth with you so you an get your finals done early.  For further information contact the Nursing Office at 841-5929.  Registration begins April 28....Orientation is May 5 1-3.

Prerequisites for Admission:

  • READ 0862 or approved course or qualification through COMPASS assessment
  • ENGL 0896 or approved course or qualification through COMPASS assessment
  • Fingerprinting background check - if you have past convictions, you may be disqualified from the CNA program and from obtaining state licensure (CNA program form is required)
  • Drug screening clearance  (CNA program form is required)
  • Must be at least 16 years of age 
  • Meet or exceed minimum health and physical requirements
  • Successfully pass a physical exam (within 30 days of class start date - CNA program medical examination form is required) and complete required immunizations or show documented proof of immunity: Chicken Pox, MMR, TDap, Hep. B series (the first 2 in the series of 3 injections must be completed prior to entering clinical) and a TB skin test (taken within 1 month of starting the program).
  • American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR Card good through the duration of the CNA program
  • Furnish RELIABLE transportation to get to the site.

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