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Nurse Aide Preparation (CNA)

Course number : 3050002   ID : 18074    Section Number : 31L
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This is a FastForward Program: FastForward programs are short-term training courses for industry credentials in high-demand jobs. Eligible Virginia residents may pay only one-third (1/3) of the full tuition cost. To qualify, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Virginia "domicile" means you have lived in Virginia and intended to stay here indefinitely for at least one year before the date of application. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. Additional financial assistance is available to offset some or all of the FastForward tuition costs. Complete this short survey to see if you qualify for financial assistance. Learn more about FastForward

Virginia Ready Initiative: This course may qualify you for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000. You must apply to Virginia Ready within five calendar days of your FastForward course start date to be part of this program, if eligible. Learn more and apply to become a Virginia Ready (VA Ready) Scholar today!

G3 Initiative: The G3 program makes it possible for Virginians with low or modest income to pursue jobs in high-demand fields. Learn more about G3 to see if you qualify for additional funding to offset the tuition cost.

Instructional Mode: Learn@Home and On Campus (Hybrid – Instructor-led)
 
Admission and Technology Requirements:
  • Students must complete the Healthcare Orientation prior to registering for this class.
  • Students must have a high school or college diploma, foreign diploma that has been translated or GED.
  • Current Immunization record (to include: DTaP, MMR, Varicella, Polio, Hepatitis B, COVID-19, and Flu) and PPD or Chest Xray (proof of negative TB ) less than 1 year old.
  • Technology Requirements: Laptop or computer with camera and microphone, reliable internet access, Microsoft Office software and media player software.
 
Program Description:
  • Our 150-hour, state-approved, noncredit program prepares you to work under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, or physician as an entry-level nurse aide in a variety of inpatient and outpatient care settings such as long-term care facilities, physician offices, clinics and home settings. Nurse Aides play a vital role in the healthcare team and are in critical shortage in our community. This class will be taught concurrently with the ESL for CNAs class.
Clinical Information:
  • There are 44 Hours of a clinical rotation at a local skilled nursing facility.  Hours are 6:45 am - 5:30 pm on weekdays. All students must provide their own transportation and 100% attendance is mandatory. Clinical hours and site will be announced in class. Be advised: Clinical dates and times are subject to change related to situations we cannot control (such as COVID outbreaks). Any changes will be communicated as soon as available to all registered students.
Attendance Requirement:
  • 100% attendance is required in addition to any requirements set by the instructor to complete the class successfully. 
  • Be advised: Clinical dates and times are subject to change related to situations we cannot control (such as COVID outbreaks). Any changes will be communicated as soon as available to all registered students.
Included with tuition:
  • All digital books, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, gait belt, BLS for Healthcare certification, and state exam fee. No other certification exam can be substituted in this program. Note: The digital class materials ($400) are assigned to students on or by the first day of class and are non-refundable once assigned.
Not Included with tuition:
  • Tuition does not include scrubs, immunizations, watch with a second hand, criminal background check & drug screening through Viewpoint testing ($75 fee for Viewpoint). These must be completed before registering for the course.  Please complete your Viewpoint Compliance signup and Health portal record submissions by the first day of class.  To sign up go to www.viewpointscreening.com/nvcc
     
This program cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.

Class Details

46 Sessions
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Location : Multiple Location : 
  NOVA Reston Center
  TBA
  NOVA Workforce Online Class.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Amanda Wills  2.JoAnna Collins  3.TBD TBD 

CEUs : 15

 

Notice

Please read:  Learn@Home & On Campus (Hybrid - Instructor-led): This class has multiple schedules and locations. Class meets on campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule. Please follow COVID-related health and safety guidelines while on NOVA premises. Please stay home if you feel ill.

The class also meets online in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on the class schedule as NOVA Workforce Online Class. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required. See Zoom Class Requirements for more details.

Note: Should local conditions change requiring restrictions related to COVID-19, the class will switch to fully-remote delivery or put on pause.

This class requires the use of your myNOVA account and the CANVAS online classroom. Please follow these instructions on how to activate your myNOVA account before the first day of class: How to access myNOVA and Canvas

Important: I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Tuition: 

$3,489.00


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/30/2022, 05/31/2022, 06/20/2022, 07/02/2022, 07/04/2022, 07/19/2022)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/23/2022 - 6/23/2022 Weekly - Mon, Thu 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Amanda Wills  Lecture
5/24/2022 - 5/27/2022 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Fri 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Amanda Wills  Lecture
5/28/2022 Sat 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online JoAnna Collins  Lecture
6/1/2022 - 6/17/2022 Weekly - Wed, Fri 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online JoAnna Collins  Lecture
6/4/2022 Sat 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 Amanda Wills  Laboratory
6/7/2022 - 6/21/2022 Weekly - Tue 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Amanda Wills  Lecture
6/11/2022 Sat 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 Amanda Wills  Laboratory
6/18/2022 - 6/19/2022 Weekly - Sun, Sat 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 Amanda Wills  Laboratory
6/22/2022 Wed 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online JoAnna Collins  Lecture
6/24/2022 - 6/28/2022 Weekly - Tue, Fri 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online JoAnna Collins  Lecture
6/25/2022 Sat 09:45 AM - 02:30 PM TBA, TBA  Map TBD TBD  Clinical
6/27/2022 - 7/6/2022 Weekly - Mon, Wed 06:00 PM - 09:15 PM TBA, TBA  Map TBD TBD  Clinical
6/30/2022 - 7/5/2022 Weekly - Tue, Thu 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Amanda Wills  Lecture
7/7/2022 Thu 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 JoAnna Collins  Laboratory
7/9/2022 Sat 06:45 AM - 04:30 PM TBA, TBA  Map Amanda Wills  Clinical
7/10/2022 - 7/17/2022 Weekly - Sun, Sat 06:45 AM - 02:30 PM TBA, TBA  Map Amanda Wills  Clinical
7/12/2022 Tue 06:00 PM - 09:15 PM TBA, TBA  Map TBD TBD  Clinical
7/14/2022 Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map Amanda Wills  Laboratory
7/18/2022 - 7/21/2022 Weekly - Mon, Thu 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, NOVA Workforce Online Class  Map, Room: Online Amanda Wills  Lecture
7/20/2022 Wed 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 TBD TBD  Laboratory
7/22/2022 Fri 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 TBD TBD  Laboratory
7/23/2022 Sat 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM Reston, NOVA Reston Center  Map, Room: RES-206 TBD TBD  Laboratory

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