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The increase in longevity and changes in the health care system has created an increased need for educated and skilled Nursing Assistants. This program gives you an excellent opportunity to acquire the necessary occupational and English literacy skills required for CNA.
Two hours of class time will be dedicated to improving study skills to ensure your overall success in the classroom and in the field. The CNA profession is ideal for people seeking flexible hours working in nursing homes, hospitals, doctors offices and health care facilities.
Program includes: Anatomy and Physiology, Fundamentals of Patient Care and clinical experience in a residential health care facility. CPR/AED certification is required and is also offered at Hostos.
State exam fee is included in tuition. Textbooks are not included in tuition.
1. Proof of GED or High School Diploma
2. Students must attend an orientation session where a screening test will be administered
3. Only students with scores of 8.0 in Reading will be admitted into the program
4. CPR Certified
5. Complete medical clearance due two weeks before class ends.
Please email Bpena@hostos.cuny.edu for more information.
Certified Nursing Assistant(CNA) Online Entrance Exam (by appointment only)