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Continuing Education Certificate Programs:

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Using a state-of-the-art SIM Lab, Lehman College's Nursing Assistant Certificate is a New York State Education Department approved training for those seeking employment as CNAs in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and home health agencies. CNAs work directly with patients providing quality patient care. Duties include: help with dressing; bathing; feeding; toileting; taking vital signs; catheter care; assisting with ambulation; range of motion exercises; and moving patients to bed and from bed to wheelchair. Students must successfully complete the course and clinical to be eligible to take the New York State credentialing examination.

Program includes

Total Hours: 130 hours. Anatomy and Physiology (50 hours), Fundamentals of Patient Care (50 hours), Nursing Home Clinical Rotation (30 hours). (Prerequisites: must attend a career session / orientation- Required prior to clinical CPR100: CPR for Health Care Providers or current national certification from the American Heart Association (AHA.) Completed program application with proof of high school/GED/TASC completion and short essay required. Must demonstrate fluency in English, a reading test may be given. Completed physical exam documentation is due at the 1st class meeting. *NOTE: $115 required a testing fee to be paid in class; uniform and textbook fee not included.

Prerequisite or corequisite: CPR100

CNA 100 130 hours / COTC / $1295 (tuition for total program)

CNA 111 Anatomy and Physiology /15 sessions / 50 hours / $495
CNA 112 Fundamentals of Patient Care /15 sessions /50 hours /$495
CNA 110 Clinical Rotation /10 sessions /30 hours /$305

Financial Assistance

The program above is qualified for Workforce1 ITG Vouchers. Individual Training Grant (ITG) vouchers are issued by Workforce1 Career Centers and provide funding for occupational skills training that leads to employment in New York City high-demand occupations. Become a member of a Workforce1 Center near you. Visit WORKFORCE1 website for more information.

Nurse Technician Program for CNAs

This program is for CNAs that wish to advance to the position of nurse technician. Includes all courses for Nurse Technician except for CNA 100 and MAS 17
Tuition: $1495. Includes all courses for Nurse Technician (see Healthcare Technicians page) except for CNA 100 and MAS 17: First Aid.

Coordinator Contact

Arlette Paul

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