Nursing Assistant I and Certified Nursing Assistant II

Nursing Assistant I and Certified Nursing Assistant II

Klamath Community College's nursing assistant training course (HEA 100) is a 7 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 doctor offices, as well as academic transfer credits required by 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.

Median Annual Salary

United States:
$29,640
Oregon State:
$35,884
Klamath Region:
$34,128

Prospective Jobs

Home health aide Certified nurses aide Nursing care facility CNA
Hospital CNA Personal care aide Orderly

2019-2029 Employment Projection

14.1% Growth

Entry Level Educational Requirements:

Certificate

 
All data was gathered from the State of Oregon Employment Department and Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
Data provided for Nursing Assistant position. For a different employment forecast, visit the State of Oregon Employment Department.
   
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Q & A 

When are the application dates for HEA 100?

This course no longer has strict application dates. Current student may register online through MyKCC. New students will need to register through a student success representative. Students may register when selected term that fits for their schedules opens for registration. Promptness is key, as enrollment is limited to 10 students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

When are the application dates for HEA 113?

This course no longer has strict application dates. Current student may register online through MyKCC. New students will need to register through a student success representative. Students may register when selected term that fits for their schedules opens for registration. Promptness is key, as enrollment is limited to 8 students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

What are the program prerequisites?

For HEA 113, per the Oregon State Board of Nursing regulations a student must hold a current, unencumbered Oregon CNA 1 certificate and have their name listed on the Oregon CNA Registry before registering for this course.

What do CNAs need to know?

Refer to Oregon State Board of Nursing website under division 62 and 63. Part of the HEA 100 and HEA 113 admissions process is to read this information and sign a statement that you have read these documents.

What are the program fees/tuition/costs?

To find the most up-to-date cost information, please view the documents section under estimated program costs or KCC catalog.

Program Advisor

Nursing Assistant I and Certified Nursing Assistant II Advisor
Marylin Culp
Nursing Assistant Program Lead
7390 S. Sixth St.
Klamath Falls, OR 97603