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Nurse Aide Training

                                                   
Phone: (719) 314-4865
Fax: (719) 634-7351
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
 
 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

*The next classes (Day and Evening) will start on January 6, 2020 and run through January 31, 2020. Please call 719-314-4865 for additional information.*


The A+ Nurse Aide School Program is 4 weeks in length, and has been approved by the State Board of Nursing. The cost of the program includes a uniform, gait belt, text books, influenza immunization (only during flu season), Tuberculosis testing, background check, and the state exam. Our tuition is built as a complete package, covering all needs necessary to graduate, without the need to charge any additional cost.

Students in the nurse aide school program learn basic nursing skills such as: taking and recording a patient’s blood pressure, temperature, pulse rate, and respirations. Students will assist patients with activities of daily living, including bathing, and hygiene, using the toilet, and basic exercise.  Students apply safe and correct techniques to assist patients with moving, walking, and positioning; recording vital information on specific medical forms.

The nurse aide school program includes but is not limited to the following classes:
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • The Nursing Assistant and the Healthcare Team
  • Safety and Body Mechanics
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Our nurse aide school is quick, thorough, current, and relevant. We offer you a great experience as well as the ability to get into the healthcare field in just a couple of months.


PROGRAM INFORMATION

The A+ Nurse Aide School program of Colorado Springs offers day and evening classes. Day classes typically begin at 9:00 am until 1:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. Evening classes begin at 5:30 pm until 10:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. All of our Nurse Aide classes are completed in 4 weeks. All theory and laboratory training is completed on site at A+ Nurse Aide School.

All clinical training is conducted off site at some of the best long term care nursing facilities that our area has to offer. The clinical training portion of the program involves hands-on learning experiences throughout these facilities, including: rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, activities, long term care, dementia, assisted living, and hospice.

Clinical training is scheduled during the third week of classes, normally Thursday and Friday mornings, as well as Monday evening.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be at least 17 years of age to apply.
  • All candidates seeking admission into the nurse aide training program must have a background screening report free of prohibitive offensives; however, each candidate’s eligibility for the program will be reviewed.
  • All candidates must be physically able to bend, kneel, and lift at least 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time, be able to understand classroom and skills lab instruction, as well as stethoscope sounds. Any student needing a learning accommodation must notify the instructor prior to the first day of class.
  • Attendance is mandatory for all class sessions.
  • No alcohol or drug usage will be tolerated. Random drug testing may be performed.
A+ Nurse Aide School Program Cost Options:
Complete Program: $900
Includes books, uniform, gait belt, TB testing, background check, influenza vaccination, and the State testing fee.

Payment Plan Option A:
Classroom and clinical training only [1 x Payment after deposit] - Cost of State Nurse Aide Certification Testing not included.
Deposit = $100.00                             Due at time of class registration & completion of application
Remaining Balance = $650.00          Due prior to the date of the first class
Total = $750

Payment Plan Option B:
Classroom and Clinical Only [Payment Plan Option after deposit] - Cost of State Nurse Aide Certification Testing not included.

Deposit = $100.00                            Due at time of class registration & completion of application
Payment #1 = $250.00                     Due prior to the date of first class
Payment #2 = $250.00                     Due 2nd week of class
Payment #3 = $200.00                     Due 3rd week of class and prior to attendance at clinical site
Total = $800.00                                Due prior to attendance at the school’s clinical site

Payment Plan Option C:
Classroom, Clinical and Nurse Aide Certification Testing [Payment Plan Option after deposit] - Cost of State Nurse Aide Certification Testing included.

Deposit = $100.00                            Due at time of class registration & completion of application
Payment #1 = $250.00                     Due prior to the date of the first class
Payment #2 = $300.00                     Due 2nd week of class
Payment #3 = $300.00                     Due 3rd week of class and prior to attendance at clinical site
Total = $950.00                                Due prior to attendance at the school’s clinical site
 

*Payments may be made in the form of cash, check, or credit card.
 
Please contact us should you have any further questions:
Program Director: Shannon Housley, RN
Phone: (719) 314-4865
Fax: (719) 634-7351
Email: apply@aplusnas.com
Hours of Operation:  Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


  

 

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