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Certified Nurse Aide

September 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm 9:00 pm

Fall registration begins Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – Call 903-823-3384 to register or visit us in the Nelson Administration building.

The Certified Nurse Aide Course at Texarkana College is a course designed to prepare students to take the state certification test. This 100-hour course prepares entry level nursing assistants to achieve a level of knowledge, skills and abilities essential to provide basic care to patients and/or residents of hospitals, assisted living and long-term care facilities. The course consists of 100 hours of classroom theory/lab instruction, and 44 hours of clinical experience. Prior approval of required documentation listed on the Course Pre-requisite list must be reviewed and approved to be accepted into the program.

$700 includes books

State Exam: Students are provided instructions on how and when to apply for their state exam. Students will pay for their written and skills exam online and be able to schedule their exam at Texarkana College Regional Testing Site on dates specified.

Refund Policy: Students will receive 100% refund upon request within 24 hours prior to the first class meeting only.

Criminal Background Requirements: For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please check with the Texas Nurse Aide Registry by calling 1-512-438-2050 or certification board for your topic of study to determine if you are qualified to obtain a certificate in that field. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.

A social security number is required in order for students to complete the required Pre- Check on line application for criminal history report and to register for this course.

Virtual Access: Students agree and acknowledge that they will go online one evening per week to maintain a safe environment and prevent the spread of disease by reducing contact with others. This may even be a permanent platform, when and if the situation arises. Students also agree to have adequate access to an internet provider with an appropriate device to continue course work online.