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Nurse Assistant (Aide)
Course Information

Nurse Aides are a valuable part of the healthcare team.  Working under the supervision of a nurse, the nurse aide provides direct patient care.  After taking the nurse aide course, the student is eligible to take the State of Texas certification exam in order to become a CNA (Certified Nurse Aide).

1st Step—Get Started

You must obtain your criminal history background check on your own.   There are now 3 options to choose from:

  1. Visit website: www.txdps.state.tx.us approximate cost:  $3.58.  Click on Crime Records, then click on Criminal History Search, then click on Criminal History Conviction Search.  This will bring you to New User Sign Up.  After payment is made and the information is entered you will receive immediate results.  You must be able to print this report to use this option.  Once printed bring a copy to the Kilgore College Longview Campus at 300 S. High Street
  2. This option takes 2 to 3 business days to complete, www.certifiedbackground.com; place order; Package code is IL30 $40 (For certified background recheck’s use IL30r for a reduced fee).
  3. This option takes 5 to 7 business days to complete, In person at DATCS at 450 E. Loop 281, Longview, TX 75605, $30, phone:  903-500-2770

Once your background check is completed you are eligible to come to the KC”Longview campus to register and pay for the next available class.  Your background check results are only good for 3 months.  

2nd Step—Registration

  • Tuition: $299 (due at sign up)
  • Insurance: $15 (due at sign up)
  • Textbook and Syllabus: $40 (approximately)
  • White Uniform, white shoes, and a blue KC-Longview student apron will be explained on your 1st class day by the instructor (wear street clothes to class).

 

3rd Step—Attendance

  • Day Classes 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday (Clinicals begin @ 6:45 a.m)
  • Evening Classes - 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday (Clinicals @ 4 p.m.)

4th Step—Certification

Successful completers are eligible to register for the state certification by mail.  Application Fee is $95 (money order, or cashier’s check only).  A valid photo ID and a Social Security Card (with the same name) are required to register by mail.   Regional Test Sites and Test Schedules may be found at www.asisvcs.com/indhome.asp.



Day Class Dates:

  • January 13 to February 4, 2014
  • February 5 to February 26, 2014
  • March 3 to March 31, 2014
  • April 2 to April 23, 2014
  • April 24 to May 15, 2014
  • May 19 to June 10, 2014
  • June 11 to July 2, 2014
  • July 7 to July 28, 2014
  • July 30 to August 27, 2014
  • September 2 to September 23, 2014
  • September 25 to October 16, 2014
  • October 20 to November 10, 2014
  • November 12 to December 10, 2014

Evening Class Dates:

  • January 13 to February 13, 2014
  • February 17 to March 26, 2014
  • March 31 to April 30, 2014
  •  May 5 to June 5, 2014
  • June 9 to July 9, 2014
  • July 14 to August 20, 2014
  • August 25 to September 25, 2014
  • September 29 to October 29, 2014
  • November 3 to December 10, 2014

Tuition Refund Information

  • 100% Refund if withdrawn prior to 1st class day (minus $15 matriculation fee)
  • 70% Refund if withdrawn by the end of the 2nd day of class (minus $15 matriculation fee)

Nurse Aide Registry: (512) 438-2050 or 1-800-452-3934

 

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Kilgore College - Longview
300 S. High, Longview, TX 75601
Phone: (903) 236-2036

4-26-2014

 

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