The state certified nurse aide schools enrolling for classes in Homer, Alaska that are listed on this page as of the making of this post are all the approved instruction course that are available at this time. Call the school phone number to get more details about class schedules, cost and curriculum.
South Peninsula Hospital
4300 Bartlett Street,
Homer, AK 99603
Anyone who wishes to become a nursing assistant should try to consider being a CNA in the state of Alaska. This state is considered to be one of the best states to become one because of the high pay. Aside from that, you also get the best experiences in the health care industry here. It will not take you that long to become a nursing assistant. With most programs, it will take about 2-6 months to complete. After your training, you can then apply for the license exams.
To become certified as a nursing assistant within the state of Alaska you need to have taken a state approved nurse aide training course. The program needs to provide a total of 140 hours of training including 60 hours of classroom teaching, and 80 hours of work in a clinical setting. During your instruction you will receive skills practice in a variety of different areas including: housekeeping, infection control, safety procedures, range of motion exercises, measuring vitals, dressing, nourishment, toileting, catheter care, and transporting patients to name a few. You will need to successfully demonstrate five of these skills when you take your competency exam to get your certification. To learn more about state registry requirements to become certified you can call the registry phone number at: (907) 269-8161.
This city can be found in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The city is also known as “the cosmic hamlet by the sea” and “the end of the road”. According to the census of 2005, their total population was around 5,364 people. It has a total area of 22.4 sq miles, where more than half of it is water. Homer has an estimated population density of 372.9/sq mile.
Examples of health care providers that are serving the city include South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services Inc., Seldovia Village Tribe Dental Clinic, Homer Health Center – Public Health Nurses, Calhoun Maria Macp, Kachemak Bay Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics, Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic, South Peninsula Hospital, and Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic. photo attribution: jprime84