The purpose of this course is to orient and prepare individuals with the information and skills needed to pass the Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistant Exam (CNA). The course content includes responsibilities designed to provide basic administrative and clinical competency, combined with background knowledge of anatomy and physiology in the health care system, along with communication skills, and the legal and ethical issues that a nursing assistant may face. There will also be safety measures, emergencies, disease and wellness in the discussions. Infection control is covered, including blood borne diseases including HIV, AIDS and infection control procedures. Upon successful completion of this course, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.
If you would like to register for this course, please contact the school for more information. Items required to register include:
Upon successful completion of this course, individuals will have the opportunity to apply for the Nursing Assistant Competency exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Testing to become a Certified Nursing Assistant is conducted by Prometric. Prometric will ask you if you have a High School Diploma. The Florida Board of Nursing states "Has a high school diploma, or its equivalent; or Is at least 18 years of age" in section 2 of their CNA requirements at https://floridasnursing.gov/licensing/certified-nursing-assistant-examination/. An application and exam fee must be submitted by the individual to Prometric prior to receiving an exam date. For more information please visit www.prometric.com.
Taylor College's exam prep courses are designed to prepare individuals for professional opportunities and advancement in their current field of study or area of employment. Individuals receive hands-on education through the guidance of qualified faculty in both practice and theory, all reinforced with interaction with professionals in specialized industries.
Exam prep courses are excluded from accreditation with the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and licensing from the Commission for Independent Education, CIE.
Taylor College's exam prep Courses are offered at various times throughout the year. Any individual wishing to apply for an upcoming exam prep course, please call 352-245-4119 and request to speak to a School Representative.