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Where Can I Get Free Cna Training In Tulsa Ok?

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Tulsa Community College and Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education have established a fund of $371,000 in conjunction with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) that is to cover the cost of training around 1,000 CNA students.

The funding for these free CNA training classes has come from the fines and penalties collected from nursing homes that have been found guilty of delivering substandard care, otherwise known as nursing abuse.  Applications are being welcomed from workers from these homes in an attempt to improve patient care in long-term care facilities, with the focus on getting their qualifications to a level CNA 2. It is possible to attain a level CNA 3, but there is no funding available for this progression.

The new course combines traditional classroom and lab work with online teaching and is totally focused on achievement. Because of the online elements to the program, all students must have reliable computer and Internet access.

To be eligible for a place on this program, all students must take and pass the College Placement Test for reading and sentence skills. The pass mark is 80. In addition, all applicants must have worked in a health care facility for a minimum of six months and must have a letter of recommendation from their administrator. Applicants are also expected to have completed a minimum of 12 hours college credit hours, with a GPA of at least 3.0.

The classes consist of 30 hours in total over five days and will concentrate on safety, teamwork, aging and illness, communication, nutrition, quality of life, dementia care, the importance of family, culture change and restorative care, spirituality and dying, finishing off with an exam that, obviously, must be passed to receive CNA certification.
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If you are willing to drive to Claremore, which is 30 to 45 minutes away from Tulsa, OSU sponsors a free CNA class that will help you pass the tests to be certified. The waiting list for a class date can vary, it would be wise to study basic medical terminology, abbreviations and anatomy if you don't already know it while waiting for a class date, which could take approximately two to three months. Check out www.osuokc.edu/cna for more info. Also keep in mind that there are colleges in the Tulsa area that offer CNA training classes, which can vary from two weeks of class to three months and have tuition fees, such as the Dream Makers School and Wings, among others. Some classes train for CNA and HHA certification at the same time.
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Shirley McLean answered
Call your local junior college and ask if they may have any scholarships you may qualify for, or if you have training from working in a Dr's.office, you may be able to challenge the board exam & pass. The JC would know about that as well. Blessings,

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