BPCC announces spring CNA program course

Bossier Parish Community College’s Certified Nurse Assistant program’s spring 2018 classes are set for Wednesday, Feb. 28 through May 24.

Class time is from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday. Clinical hours are 7:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Seating is limited.

This program prepares one to work with long-term care patients, such as those in nursing homes and home health care. Instruction includes medical terminology, health care safety, patient care lecture, patient care studies, practice lab situations, and on-site clinical.

Applicants are required to provide the following prior to enrollment:

  1. Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  2. A criminal history record through the Louisiana State Police
  3. Background Check Policy Consent Agreement (This can take from 28-35 business days.)

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a certificate of completion and be recognized as a Certified Nurse Assistant in Louisiana. The student must complete all coursework with a grade C or better and score at least 70 percent on the final exam to successfully complete the program.

Cost of the program is $849. A split payment option is available by visiting the Workforce Development & Continuing Education Office in Building D, Suite 134. Split payment option not available online. Ages 17+ can apply for the class.

To register, contact BPCC’s Continuing Education Office at (318) 678-6015 or register online at www.bpcc.edu/continuingeducation.