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SFCC to offer grant-funded CNA, CMT summer classes

May 16, 2014

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sfcc_logo1State Fair Community College will offer Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Certified Medication Technician (CMT) MoHealthWINs grant-funded courses this summer and fall. Both are part of SFCC’s Health Care Specialist Nurse Aide program.

Through the MoHealthWINs program free tuition for CNA and CMT courses is available to eligible students. For more information about MoHealthWINs and the application process, contact Kara Wheeler, admissions and advisement specialist, at (660) 596-7433 or kwheeler@sfccmo.edu. For information about the courses and the Health Care Specialist Nurse Aide program, contact Program Director Joyce Jennings at (660) 596-7466 or jjennings@sfccmo.edu.

A Certified Nurse Assistant works closely with the health care team, must have a strong grasp of emergency procedures and be able to observe a patient’s condition and report that information back to a nurse.

Classes are offered online and on-ground; clinicals are held at various locations. It will be offered in a fast track eight-week format from June 2 to July 24. Fall eight- and 16-week classes begin Aug. 18.

A Certified Medication Technician works in long-term care facilities, administers non-parenteral (oral or by inhalation) medications and assists RNs or LPNs with medication therapy.

This course is offered online and on-ground; clinicals are held at various locations. It will be offered in fast-track eight-week format from June 2 to July 24. Fall eight- and 16-week classes begin Aug. 18.

MoHealthWINs is a $20 million program that will train more than 3,200 Missourians for careers in growing healthcare occupations while developing innovative solutions to current and future workforce needs in the health services/sciences industry. Administered through the Missouri Community College Association, this program is made possible by a U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration federal grant, plus vital support from employer partners and college/workforce partners.

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