• Medical Training Institute of New York

Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced

Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced prepares students to work in an advanced care setting. A Nursing Assistant advanced is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who has received specialized training to perform more complex patient care skills such as phlebotomy, point of care testing, bladder scans, EKGs, catheter removal, and assisting licensed nursing personnel in sterile technique situations.

Overview

Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced prepares students to work in an advanced care setting. A Nursing Assistant advanced is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who has received specialized training to perform more complex patient care skills such as phlebotomy, point of care testing, bladder scans, EKGs, catheter removal, and assisting licensed nursing personnel in sterile technique situations.

Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced combines the Patient care Technician (CPT) Curriculum and Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Curriculum.

What is the Difference Between Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced and Patient care Technician (CPT)?

The Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced Program and the Patient Care Technician Program consist of EKG, Phlebotomy, and Clinical Lab Skills.

Certified Nurse Advanced:

The student will begin with the Certified Nurse Assistant curriculum and end with EKG, Phlebotomy, and Clinical Lab Skills.

Patient Care Technician:

If the student already holds a Certified Nurse Assistant certificate and only has to take EKG and Phlebotomy and Clinical Lab Skills.

Program Summary

WHO WILL BENEFIT

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Those Considering Nursing

If your goal is to become a nurse, starting out as a CNA is a great opportunity to explore the nursing field. You'll get the chance to work alongside LPNs and RNs in a variety of healthcare settings, earning invaluable experience and skills along the way.

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Aspiring Medical Professionals

Working as a CNA gives many of us our first taste of working in the medical field. You might gain inspiration to continue that career path and get a more in-depth understanding of the medical world. It's okay to share this desire with your interviewer. It shows your dedication to the field and a willingness to learn

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Job Stability

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects approximately 174,000 job opening for CNAs each year between 2019 and 2029. An aging population, along with a nationwide nursing shortage across all levels of nursing, translates to a high level of job stability throughout the end of the decade.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Length of Curriculum: Clock hours

The 240 clock hours of Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced consist of 180 hours Didactic, 30 hours Lab, and 30 Internship Hours.

Program Type Learning Modality Hours
Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced
  • Didactic
  • Lab
  • Internship
  • 180
  • 30
  • 30
Total Hours 240

This course is also part of our Patient Care Technician program—consisting of Certified Nurse Assistant, EKG, and Phlebotomy—available for $2,600.

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Nurse Program Director: Alder Davis, MSN, RN

Instructors Alder Davis, MSN, RN

Program Curriculum

Curriculum Summary

Program requirements:

In order to earn a Certificate of Completion, and take NHA Examination, Students must complete this material and skills material of Unit II and III prior to beginning internship, Students must thoughtfully complete all 6 Units, including satisfactory completion of Internship.

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Units Modules Clinical Lab Skills Takeaways

UNIT 1 BASICS OF BEING A RCHF NURSE ASSISTANT

  • Theories of basic human needs
  • Diversity
  • The resident, resident's family, visitors(others)*
  • The health care team
  • Micro organisms
  • The process of infection
  • Medical asepsis
  • Universal Precautions
  • Exposure control
  • OSHA
  • Environmental
  • Resident risk factors
  • Accidents and incidents
  • Disaster plan
  • Responding to emergency codes
  • Fire safety
  • Choking and Heimlich maneuver
  • Physical effects of aging process
  • Abuse
  • Respect of all personal belongings
  • Restraint safety
  • Hand washing
  • Using an ABC fire extinguisher
  • Heimlich Maneuver
  • Applies waist restraint
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills (Core Values)
  • Infection Control
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures, incl. Heimlich Maneuver
  • Promoting Residents' Independence
  • Respecting Residents’ Rights
  • Maintaining care & security of resident's personal possessions
  • Avoiding the need for restraints
Units Modules Clinical Lab Skills Takeaways

UNIT 2 BASIC NURSING SKILLS

  • Developmental tasks that occur with the aging Process
  • How to respond to resident behaviors
  • Modifying aide’s behavior in response to resident’s behavior
  • Allowing the resident to make personal choices, providing and reinforcing other behavior consistent with the resident’s dignity.
  • Family as a source of emotional support
  • Hand washing
  • Using an ABC fire extinguisher
  • Heimlich Maneuver
  • Applies waist restraint
  • Changes in behavior and body, concept of loss
  • Human behavior
    • » Negative behavior
    • » Appropriate interventions
  • Therapeutic intervention» Verbally and/or physically aggressive behavior» Inappropriate or self- destructive behavior
  • Personal choice and a sense of control
    • » Cultural diversity
    • » Resident dignity
    • » Resident confidentiality
  • Who is family»Family reaction to placement» Family adjustment to placement» Family dynamics
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THE MTI ADVANTAGE

  • Experience Faculty and Staff
  • 100% Medical and Healthcare Programs
  • State-of-the-Art Medical Equipment’s
  • State-of-the-Art Classrooms
  • All instructors are Practitioners in their field
  • Workshops to enter the Workforce
  • Guaranteed Internships/Externships (Hands on Training)
  • Affiliated with top Hospitals and clinics
  • Career Development Skill
  • Job placement Assistant

Total Program Cost:

Program Certified Nurse Assistant
Hours 240
Registration Fee $50
Tuition $3,200
Books & Technology Fees $150
Clinical Rotation & Lab Fee $280
Uniform Fee $120.00
Total Program Cost $3,850

Fees

Registration Fee:

A non-refundable fee of $50 was due during registration to reserve a seat.

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Clinical/Lab Fee

Clinical/Lab Fee is used to cover the cost of Liability insurance policy and student lab operations and to provide students with Liability Insurance at clinical rotation internship sites.

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Books & Technology Fees:

Books and Technology Fee provide students with Online Learning Resources, the learning management system, eBooks, and the student portal.

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Uniform Fee:

Uniform Fee provides students with school logo uniforms, including 3 sets of scrubs and one Lab coat.

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Tuition:

Certified Nurse Assistant Advanced Program is $1,925 for each of the program's two (2) quarters and a total of $3,850 for the entire program, with tuition payments due as follows:

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Quarter Hours Cost Per Quarter
1 120 $1,925
2 120 $1,925

Credential:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate
  • Electrocardiogram-EKG Certificate
  • Phlebotomy Certificate
  • Patient Care Technician Certificate

Schedule of Sessions

9:00AM-1:00PM

Morning Classes

The day program will be

4 hours per day Monday- Friday.

20 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks.

6:00 PM- 10:00PM

Evening Schedule

The Evening program will be

4 hours per day Monday- Friday.

20 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks.

10:AM- 3:00PM

Weekend Schedule

The weekend program will be

8 hours per day Saturdays and Sundays,

16 hours per week for approximately 15 weeks