Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program Open House Coming to South Suburban College on December 11

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL—(ENEWSPF)—December 3, 2013. South Suburban College’s Office of Continuing Education is hosting an Open House for the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program on Wednesday, December 11th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria at the college’s Main Campus.  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). 

South Suburban College is located at 15800 S. State St., South Holland, Illinois.  Please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2497 or email [email protected]du for more information.