In today’s uncertain economic market and high rates of unemployment, the healthcare industry provides ready employment to high school graduates and people looking to start new careers. Providing several thousand jobs each year due to the rapid increase in the senior population, new CNAs can get trained and get on board the growing industry. According to the department of labor, demand for CNAs is expected to grow by 20 percent by the year 2020. Prospective CNAs can enroll in a short-term training program to gain entry into the healthcare industry and advance their careers later on. The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) serves as the governing body for the Texas Nurse Aide Registry. CNA education programs within the state must provide a minimum 75 hours inclusive of theory and clinical training. Upon completion of a state-accredited program, graduates can take the state competency exam to obtain listing on Nurse Aide Registry.
The nursing assistant program at Spring Pack Institute emphasizes long-term healthcare, personal care skills, basic nursing skills, restorative services, mental health and social service needs, and communication. A clinical practice rounds out the program giving students opportunities to develop their skills by providing patient care in a long-term care facility. The 100-hour program combines 60 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on practice in the lab with 40 hours of practice in a clinical setting. Tuition for the program is $599 and does not include textbook, uniform, CPR, and clinical supplies.
- Website: http://www.springpackinstitute2.com/#!classes/c1n5m
- Address: 6263 Mc Cart Ave. Suite 202 Fort Worth, TX. 76133
- Phone: (817) 294-1991
- Fax: (817) 294-1992
- Email: [email protected]
Other DADS-approved nurse assistant training providers in Fort Worth, TX:
Wedgewood Nursing Home
6621 Dan Danciger Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76133
Eagle Mountain – Saginaw ISD C N A Program
5501 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
Fort Worth Housing Authority Nurse Aide Training
1201 E. 13th Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
OD Wyatt High School
2400 E. Seminary Dr
Fort Worth, Texas 76119
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