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Nurse Aide Training Program (hybrid)

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The Nurse Aide Training program is designed to meet the training requirements for the nurse aide in long-term care facilities. Emphasis is placed on achieving a basic level of knowledge of the resident, and demonstrating skills to provide safe and effective resident care. Students must complete a background check permission form at promptly after registration. Access to Nurse Aide Electronic Background Permission Form here. This must be completed no less than 48 business hours before the first day of class. Students will do a minimum of 30 hours of online work and will be required to log into the course 5 of 7 days each week as well as meet at an assigned lab location beginning July 6 for 25 hours. Once students have completed the online and lab portion of the program, they will be be required to meet at an assigned clinical location to complete the 30 hours of clinical rotation portion of this training. All 30 hours of clinic must be attended to earn a passing grade. Required textbook: Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care, 3rd or 4th edition, Hedman. Books are available at  Amazon, at some local bookstores, and at the Kirkwood Bookstore when it opens. Audiobooks are available at For more details about the program please go to
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Class Details

26 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Weekly - Mon.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu.  
  Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.  
  Weekly - Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Hiawatha Care Center
  Linn County Regional Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Emily Kroemer  2.Julie Merritts 

CEUs : 10.2

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Please read:  Your log in information will be sent to you via email 3 days prior to the class start date. Email subject line: Nurse Aide Training Program (hybrid) class log in information. There will be 25 hours required for lab and will begin July 6th at Linn County Regional Center, in Hiawatha. Specific lab times will be assigned based on social distancing protocol. Group 1 lab will be July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 3 - 8:00 AM to 2:15 PM. Group 2 Lab is July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 3 - 2:30 PM to 8:45 PM. Clinical will be held at Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha, IA (Instructor Julie Merritts). Group 1 Clinical: : August 10, 11, 12, 13 at Hiawatha care Center 6AM to 2PM each day; Group 2 Clinical: August 12, 13, 14, 17 at Hiawatha Care Center 2PM - 10PM each day. College credit will not be given for this class. Physical, immunizations, and documentation of two (2) negative Mantoux TB tests OR one (1) Quantiferon Gold blood test must be presented to your instroctor the first lab date. For the Mantoux TB tests, one must be within 11 months of the start of clinic. Mantoux TB test documentation MUST be on the Kirkwood form and presented to your instructor no later than the than the first lab date. Additional requirements: 1) Physical exam (form can be found at, 2) Students must be at least 16 years old, 3) Attendance at each session will be expected, 4) Backgroud check permission form at A non-refundable background check fee of $20.00 is included in the tuition, and 5) Uniform, watch and closed-toe shoes are needed for clinic. If the tuition is being billed to a facility, the facility needs to complete a sponsorship billing form and fax it tio 319-398-7185. The student can then be registered.



Registration Closes On
Sunday, September 13, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/8/2020 - 8/14/2020 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Emily Kroemer 
7/13/2020 - 8/3/2020 Weekly - Mon 8:00 AM - 8:45 PM Hiawatha, Linn County Regional Center  Map, Room: 518 Julie Merritts 
8/10/2020 - 8/13/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hiawatha, Hiawatha Care Center  Map, Room: Classroom Julie Merritts 
8/11/2020 - 8/14/2020 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hiawatha, Hiawatha Care Center  Map, Room: Classroom Emily Kroemer 
8/12/2020 - 8/17/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hiawatha, Hiawatha Care Center  Map, Room: Classroom Julie Merritts