Nursing Assistant – A Great Career Opportunity
NAs or Nursing Assistants play a vital role in the field of health care. They work directly with the Physicians, Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses. NAs are also referred to as direct care staff members, orderlies, care partner, nurse aides, patient care technicians, and patient care assistants.
The main role of an NA is to assist with the patient’s daily activities and monitor their routine care. In certain facilities, NAs are allowed to perform direct care procedures, such as checking for vital signs, repositioning and turning of patients, finger stick blood sugar testing, grooming, dressing, feeding, and so on.
Nursing Assistant Program
Programs offered by PRUDENTIAL HOME HEALTH will lead to an effortless entry into the healthcare field.
NAs are important members of a healthcare team and they work closely with patients on a daily basis to offer important care and assisting doctors and nurses with medical procedures. Nursing assistant programs provided by PRUDENTIAL HOME HEALTH are accredited by Illinois Department of Public Health and they prepare you to become a qualified nursing assistant to work in various settings, including hospitals, medical offices, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and home health care.
The student is responsible for the following:
- Background Check (Fingerprinting)
Nursing Assistant Program: Admission Requirements
In order to get admission in our Nursing Assistant program, you have to meet the following requirements:
- 16 years of age or older
- Speaks the English language
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Submit to a Background Check
- Submit a completed health-physical and Tuberculosis Skin Test (2 step)
Prudential Home Health Services, Corp. is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Prudential Home Health Services, Corp. is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.
Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Ste. 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Program fees and Descriptions
PROGRAM / COURSE NAME: NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING (120 HOURS)
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM / COURSE: Prudential Home Health’s Nursing Assistant Training is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The theoretical foundation for clinical skills and procedures are presented in lecture and include instruction in basic anatomy, medical terminology, communication skills, safety, infection control, and patient rights. This course contains substantial information on Alzheimer and dementia patient care, and emphasizes communication and coping mechanisms fundamental to working with this patient population. The curriculum also includes proper management of patient hygiene and mobility, and taking vital signs. In the student lab, students must master 21 patient care manual skills mandated by the Illinois Department of Public health. The instructor will demonstrate skills, students will practice skills until achieving mastery in the lab with other students. Eleven of the 21 skills will be performed with a patient or resident during clinical sessions.
PREREQUISITE COURSES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO PROGRAM / COURSE: NONE
PROGRAM / COURSE OBJECTIVES: This Institute is committed to training nurse aides that will be ready to participate in the healthcare industry with confidence.
NUMBER OF WEEKS: 6
TOTAL CREDIT or CLOCK HOURS: 120
We do not offer Financial Aid at this time. We have a payment plan as follows:
PAYMENT OPTION A: Down payment of $150 and weekly payments of $150
PAYMENT OPTION B: Down payment of $300 and weekly payments of $100
Students Must complete payments prior to taking final exams.
|Application/ Registration Fee (Non-Refundable)||$75|
|Identification Fee (Non –Refundable)||$10|
|Text Book Rental Fee (Non –Refundable)||$50|
|Work Book Purchase Fee/ Supplies (Non-Refundable)||65|
|Supplies examples are scrubs, thermometer, gloves etc.|
TOTAL COST FOR: NURSING ASSISANT PROGRAM / COURSE: $900
REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY
As a part of the commitment to the institution to reserve a seat, the initial deposit is due one
week before the start of the first business day of class. Once the fee has been paid, it becomes
a part of tuition. Also, if the student does not show for the class after the first week,
(beginning with the first business day of class), his or her registration fee of $75 is
non- re- fundable, portion is transferable only to the next term. If the student does not
enroll in the next term, based on seat capacity rule, tuition deposit will be forfeited.
Students who withdraw from the program may obtain a partial refund at the time of
withdrawal. If a student leaves the Institution during the program, the Business Office
recalculates the tuition due for the amount of time scheduled.
All refunds will be made within thirty (30) days from the date of termination. The school must receive a written notice with date and signature from student.
Total clock hours scheduled is divided by the total clock hours of the academic year. Based on this calculation, the amount of tuition refunded will be based on the following schedule:
Enrollment Scheduled Refund of Program Cost
00.01% – 10% 90% refunded
10.01% – 20% 80% refunded
20.01% – 25% 75% refunded
25.01% – 50% 50% refunded
50.01% – 60% 40% refunded
Over 60% No refund
Students may withdraw from a course prior to completing two-thirds of the term without
incurring a failure for the courses. A student will not be eligible to take the
Comprehensive Exam for a given level if any bills owed the school are unpaid.
Students with- drawing from the program for any reason must meet with the
Administration Officer. Transcripts will be held for failure to fulfill all financial
obligations to the school.