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OJC Press Release ID: 2902


Monday, February 25, 2019

Eight week course for CNA’s to begin on March 12

 

Otero Junior College will soon be offering its second eight-week Nursing Assistant program for Spring Semester. The next eight-week session will begin on March 12, 2019. Enrollment is currently open. Students will complete eight-weeks of class and one week of clinical experience. Those interested should contact the OJC nursing office at 719-384-6898.

The Nursing Assistant program prepares students to work in nursing assistant positions. Students who complete the two-course program successfully are eligible to apply and test for State Nursing Assistant Certification. This program is offered in accelerated and extended formats. The Nursing Assistant program complies with the Colorado State Board of Nursing rules for Certified Nurse aide education, training and practice.

“This is a great program.” Terry Hogue, Nursing Assistant program faculty, said. “This is a time-saving option for individuals looking to increase their skillset in a short amount of time. Opportunities for employment are available throughout the area.”

For more information on the Nursing Assistant program contact Lynette Ramirez at 719-384-6898 or Lynette.Ramirez@ojc.edu.

 

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The next eight-week session for the Nursing Assistant program will begin on March 12, 2019. Enrollment is currently open. Students will complete eight-weeks of class and one week of clinical experience. Those interested should contact the OJC nursing office at 719-384-6898.







 

 

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