Castor Health Institute

  • CNA Start date: July 10
  • Ends :August 31
  • Instructor :Bobi Jo Totten
  • Days : Mon-Fri, Timing- 8am – 4pm

CNA Cirriculum

MODULE 1

Chapter 1: The Role of the Nursing Assistant

Chapter 2: Working in a long term care Facility

Chapter 3: Communication/Observations, and the Medical Record

MODULE 2

Chapter 4: Medical Terminology and Abbreviations

Chapter 8: Infection Control

Chapter 9: Blood-Borne Pathogens

MODULE 3

Chapter 11: Vital signs

Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems

MODULE 4

Chapter 5: Safety and Emergency Procedures

Chapter 6: Restraints

Chapter 15: The Client’s Environment

MODULE 5

Chapter 10: Assisting with Personal Care

MODULE 6

Chapter 7: Body Mechanics, Positioning, and Ambulating Clients

MODULE 7

Chapter 20: Common Health Problems – Part 1

MODULE 8

Chapter 12: Nutrition

Chapter 13: Fluids, and Intake and Output

MODULE 9

Chapter 20: Common Health Problems – Part 2

MODULE 10

Chapter 16: Rehabilitation and Restorative Concepts

MODULE 11

Chapter 17: Dementia Care

MODULE 12

Chapter 19: Special Care and Procedures

MODULE 13

Chapter 18: Death, Dying, and Grieving

LAB 1

Skills 1 & 17 (hand washing, PPE)

LAB 2

Skills 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 (oral care, shaving, nail care, peri-care, partial bath, shower, dressing)

Skills 8, 10, 11, 12, 15 (make occupied bed, transfer to w/c w/gait belt, transfer w/mech. lift, ambulation, side-lying position)

LAB 3

Skills 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 (oral care, shaving, nail care, peri-care, partial bath, shower, dressing)

Skills 8, 10, 11, 12, 15 (make occupied bed, transfer to w/c w/gait belt, transfer w/mech. lift, ambulation, side-lying position)

LAB 4

Skills 13 and 14 (Feeding, I&O)

LAB 5

Skill 16,20,21  (PROM, Ht, Wt)

Skills 18, 19  (TPR, BP)

CNA Overview

Welcome to Castor Health Institute’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course Website!

If you have a passion for caregiving and aspire to make a difference in the lives of others, Castor Health Institute’s CNA Course is the perfect stepping stone toward a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. Our comprehensive program is designed to provide aspiring CNAs with the knowledge, practical skills, and compassionate approach needed to excel in this vital role.

Castor Health Institute understands the unique demands of being a Certified Nursing Assistant. Our CNA Course is structured to meet the needs of individuals who want to enter the healthcare field or advance their careers within it. Whether you are a beginner or a healthcare professional seeking to expand your skill set, our course will equip you with the expertise to provide quality care to patients in various healthcare settings.

Here’s what you can expect from Castor Health Institute’s CNA Course:

  1. Comprehensive Curriculum: Our course curriculum covers a wide range of topics essential for CNA practice. You will learn about basic nursing skills, vital signs monitoring, infection control, patient safety, personal care assistance, patient mobility and transfers, documentation, and communication skills. Additionally, we focus on developing your understanding of ethical and legal responsibilities as a CNA.
  2. Experienced Instructors: Our instructors are highly qualified and experienced healthcare professionals who have a vast knowledge of the CNA field. They bring real-world expertise to the classroom, ensuring that you receive the most up-to-date instruction and guidance. Our instructors are dedicated to creating a supportive and engaging learning environment to help you succeed.
  3. Hands-on Training: We believe in the importance of hands-on experience for CNAs. Through clinical rotations and practical training, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and practice essential skills in a supervised setting. This practical training will help you develop confidence and proficiency in providing care to patients, including assistance with activities of daily living and other crucial tasks.
  4. Certification: Upon successful completion of the CNA Course, you will be eligible to take the state certification examination, after which you will receive a certification from Castor Health Institute, which will validate your skills and enhance your employability in the healthcare industry. Castor Health Institute will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the exam and become a Certified Nursing Assistant. Our certification demonstrates your competency and validates your qualifications for employment as a CNA. 

At Castor Health Institute, we are committed to providing a nurturing and supportive environment for your CNA education. Our mission is to empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide compassionate care to patients and make a positive impact in their lives.

Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in healthcare by enrolling in Castor Health Institute’s CNA Course today. For more information or to speak with one of our knowledgeable advisors who can guide you through the enrollment process, please email us at info@castorhealthinstitute.com or call us at (815) 622-3550.

Embark on your journey to becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant with Castor Health Institute!

CASTOR HEALTH INSTITUTE – CNA SYLLABUS

MODULE 1

Chapter 1: The Role of the Nursing Assistant

Chapter 2: Working in a long term care facility

Chapter 3: Communication/Observations, and the Medical Record

MODULE 2

Chapter 4: Medical Terminology and Abbreviations

Chapter 8: Infection Control

Chapter 9: Blood Borne Pathogens

MODULE 3

Chapter 11: Vital signs

Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems

MODULE 4

Chapter 5: Safety and Emergency Procedures

Chapter 6: Restraints

Chapter 15: The Client’s Environment

MODULE 5

Chapter 10: Assisting with Personal Care

MODULE 6

Chapter 7: Body Mechanics, Positioning,

and Ambulating Clients

MODULE 7

Chapter 20: Common Health Problems – Part 1

MODULE 8

Chapter 12: Nutrition

Chapter 13: Fluids, and Intake and Output

MODULE  9

Chapter 20: Common Health Problems – Part 2

MODULE 10

Chapter 16: Rehabilitation and Restorative Concepts

MODULE 11

Chapter 17: Dementia Care

MODULE 12

Chapter 19: Special Care and Procedures

MODULE 13

Chapter 18: Death, Dying, and Grieving.

LAB 1

Skills 1 & 17 (hand washing, PPE)

LAB 2

Skills 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 (oral care, shaving, nail care, peri-care, partial bath, shower, dressing)

Skills 8, 10, 11, 12, 15 (make occupied bed, transfer to w/c w/gait belt, transfer w/mech. lift, ambulation, side-lying position)

LAB 3

Skills 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 (oral care, shaving, nail care, peri-care, partial bath, shower, dressing)

Skills 8, 10, 11, 12, 15 (make occupied bed, transfer to w/c w/gait belt, transfer w/mech. lift, ambulation, side-lying position)

LAB 4

Skills 13 and 14 (Feeding, I&O)

Lab 5

Skills 16, 20, 21 (PROM, HT, Wt)

Why Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy has always been a good pathway into the health care system. Hospitals and labs always need individuals with excellent phlebotomy skills. Patients will always need blood tests. It is one of the most commonly used modalities to screen and diagnose disease.

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