Nursing Assistant

Klamath Community College's Nursing Assistant Training Course (HEA 100) is a 7 credit course divided into lecture, lab and clinical classes, designed to prepare students for the Oregon State Board of Nursing: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam, workforce training aimed at entry-level positions in sub-acute centers, some hospitals and doctor’s 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. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with a combined score of 42 and MTH 020 with 50% on fractions and decimals or complete WRI 090 and MTH 010 with a C or better. Students must also complete a negative background check and drug screening, required 2 step TB testing and immunizations, interview, entrance packet and obtain instructor approval for course registration. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential functions needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 100L and HEA 100C .

What CNAs need to know
Refer to Oregon State Board of Nursing website under division 63 and 63. Part of HEA 100 application process is to read this information and sign a statement that you have read these documents.

Fees, tuition, and other program costs:
Student must pay at registration into Program, unless other arrangement is made with college. This is responsibility of student. Costs may vary without notification.

Fee Description: Approximate Cost.
Costs subject to change without notice.
HEA 100 (7 credits @ 89.50 per credit) $626.50
Tech Fees (7 credits @ $4.00 per credit) $28.00
Facility Use Fees (7 credits @ $6.00 per credit) $42.00
Student Government Fees (7 credits @ $2.50 per credit) $17.50
Supply and insurance Fees $350.00  (includes fee for background check)
Name Tag Fee (includes cost of student ID/name tag for clinical) $10.00
Administrative Fees $2.00
Book $60.00-75.00
Approximate Total $1,136.00 to $1151.00


 Student Must Pay Out of Pocket Prior To Admission into Program
Fee Description Note: Paying for these fees does not guarantee the student admission into program. Approximate Cost.
Costs subject to change without notice.
Drug Screen $50.00-55.00  (additional fees may apply)
Finger Prints $15.00-20.00 (if your fingerprints need to be reprinted, you will be responsible for additional fees)
Criminal Background Price included in Supply and Insurance fee above (if your fingerprints need to be reprinted, you will be responsible for additional fees)
Hepatitis B Immunization Series $60.00-70.00 per injection & a visit fee (cost varies with each providers) (Note a 3 injection series)
TB Skin Test
2 step
$28.00 - $30.00 x 2(cost varies with provider)
Chest X-ray if required after TB skin test, cost varies with providers and fee for MD follow up.
MMR $40.00+  (cost varies with provider)
Approximate Total $193.00-$385.00
Students must pay out of pocket during the Program prior to clinical rotations
2 Uniforms:  $40.00- $100.00
Shoes:   $40.00- $100.00
Watch with second hand:      $10.00- $30.00 cost varies with store chosen
Gait belt:       $12.00- $20.00
Total: $102.00-$250.00
Students must pay out of pocket at completion of the Program
Fee Description Note: Paying for these fees does not guarantee the student admission into program. Approximate Cost.
Costs subject to change without notice.
Finger Prints $15.00-20.00 (if your fingerprints need to be reprinted, you will be responsible for additional fees)
Criminal Background $52.00-80.00 (if your fingerprints need to be reprinted, you will be responsible for additional fees)
OSBN Testing fee $106.00
Approximate Total $173.00-$206.00
Approximate total for class $1609.00 – $1900.00 additional cost not include for school supplies (e.g. Pens, paper etc.)