The nursing assistant training classes that are found in Hereford, Texas are shown to you on this page. For any inquiries, you can call the program or go to the address during working hours.
Hereford High School CNA Program
703 Grand Street,
Hereford, TX 79045
In becoming a nursing assistant you must complete several different requirements. One of the requirements for you to be able to be certified in Texas is to pass both the federal and the state background check. You will also have to complete a CNA training program and pass the competency exam. To enroll in a program, you will not be required to shown a high school or any diploma.
The training program is required to be approved by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) so that it meets state standards for instruction. The class will teach fundamental nursing related skills in a medical environment giving you actual hands-on practice using common tasks and procedures. In addition you will receive theoretical health care instruction that covers state and federally mandated information.
Once you have completed the class you will want to find a location to take the competency exams. You can call 1-800-444-5178 the phone number for Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Services to find a test facility. When you take the exam you will need to successfully demonstrate five skills that are randomly selected and answer a 70 question multiple choice test to pass. Those who pass within three tries for each test become certified to work and are placed on the nurse aide registry for Texas. You can find out if you are included on the registry by calling the automated system at 1-800-452-3934.
Hereford is the county seat of Deaf Smith. The city is known to be called as “The Town Without a Toothache” because of the high levels of fluorine that is found in the local water supply, which helps strengthen their teeth. The city is also known as the “Beef Capital of the World” due to the number of cattle fed that is found in the area. According to the census of 2000, they had a total population of 14,597 people. This city has a total area of 5.6 sq miles and a population density of 2,600.8/sq mile.
Examples of health care providers that are located in the city include Texas Panhandle Mhmr, Regence Health Network, Hereford Health Clinic, Texas-State – Department of State Health Services, Regence Health Network Inc – Community Clinic, Hereford Dialysis Center, Hereford Regional Medical Center – Hereford Health Clinic, and Fresenius Medical Care. photo attribution: codnewsroom