Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program Open House Coming to South Suburban College

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SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College’s Office of the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (CNA) is hosting an Open House on Thursday, August 11th from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in the Atrium at the college’s main campus. Successful completion of this credit course is required in order to become eligible to take the State of Illinois Nursing Assistant Certification Examination, and is the first step towards entrance into the SSC Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program.

The classes meet at the Oak Forest Center on Monday through Thursday.  The course instruction includes basic nursing skills through lecture, campus laboratory and supervised clinical experiences at a long-term health care facility. Each individual who successfully passes the certification exam will then be placed on the State of Illinois Health Care Worker Registry.
All Basic Nurse Assistant applicants must complete a Livescan criminal background check in accordance with the Health Care Worker Background Check Code, submit a physical health form, provide proof of current health insurance coverage and provide a copy of your current CPR card.

South Suburban College is located at 15800 S. State Street, South Holland, Illinois. The Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois. Please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2497 or email JMabry@ssc.edu for more information.