Klamath Community College's Nursing Assistant Training Course (HEA 100) is a seven-credit course divided into lecture, lab and clinical classes. It prepares students for the Oregon State Board of Nursing: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam and provides workforce training aimed at entry-level positions in sub-acute centers, some hospitals and doctors' offices, as well as academic transfer credits required with some nursing programs. Students study personal care skills, nutrition, safety, legal and ethical issues, infection control, emergency care, and interpersonal skills. Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests, or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program or state exam. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification.
|Hourly Salary Range (Klamath Area):
$10.86 - $18.05
Hourly Salary Range (State of Oregon):
$11.38 - $18.82
|Area Employment Projections: Projected growth (2014-2024) in the Klamath area is 16%. Projected growth in the state of Oregon is 16.5%.
|Statewide Employment Analysis: The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2024. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2024.
||Educational Requirements: The typical entry level education for this occupation is a postsecondary non-degree award.