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Where? New Hope Education Center- 175 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14210, across from the Frederick Douglass Towers between Swan and Clinton Street
When? Classes times vary.
How long does the course last? 130 hours of training over about ten weeks. Students receive 90 hours of instruction in the classroom and 40 hours of clinical experience.
Who can take the class? The following are required of all students:
How does a student enroll?- Interested students should call 716-549-4454 ext. 4163 to schedule the entrance exam.
What does it cost?- $950, Financial Aid is available based on income.
What is taught in the class?- Necessary skills to serve as a CNA/HHA such as: feeding, dressing, and bathing. Students will also learn medical terminology, safety, body mechanics, and communication skills.
CNA Course Description- CNA/HHA training is a great first step in the health-care field. The CNA is the "eyes and ears" of nurses and doctors. Becoming a CNA is also a good idea for someone interested in the nursing field but not sure which path to take. A CNA job will set you on the fast track to a quality career in the medical field. There are excellent employment opportunities in Western New York for individuals that are certified as nursing assistants/home health aides. Excellent attendance is required for completion.
Who teaches the class?- Erie 2 Chautauqua Cattaraugus BOCES.