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Nursing Assistant Level Two

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Nursing Assistant Level Two (Acute Care) program is offered at Umpqua Community College (UCC) as a continuation of the Nursing Assistant Level One program.

Course Description

This course follows the curriculum designed & approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing for certification of Nursing Assistants 2-Acute Care. The course is designed to assist the Certified Nursing Assistant 1 (CNA 1) with developing the knowledge and skills necessary to become a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2), Acute Care. The CNA 2-Acute Care will be able to provide opportunities for optimal client independence and support behaviors that promote positive healing, and will be able to demonstrate to peers, the correct methods and model behavior needed to address client care needs on an individualized basis. The course consists of 64 hours of instruction: 40 hours of classroom/lab plus 24 hours of hospital based clinical instruction.

Pre-requisite

The student must “hold a current, unencumbered Oregon CNA 1 certificate, have their name listed on the CNA Registry and assist licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care”. It is preferred that the student be employed as a CNA 1 at their current facility for the six-month period prior to the beginning of the course.

Program Information

View / Download Nursing Assistant 2 Program Information

View / Download Nursing School Procedure Handbook

View / Download Nursing Policy Manual

View and/or download Obtaining a Copy of your own Oregon Record (Background Check).

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

April Myler MSN, RN - Contact
Department Chair of Nursing/Director
Phone: 541-440-7879

LaVera Noland - Contact
Admissions Officer
Phone: 541-440-4662

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