Medical Surgical C.N.A. Expanded Skills Certificate

This course is designed to provide the Certified Nurse Assistant with an expanded knowledge and skill set related to holistic care of adults, specifically in a medical-surgical hospital setting. You will gain knowledge and skills to prepare for a wide range of adult clients including those with enteral feeding tubes, orthopedic surgeries, special respiratory and neurological care needs. Students will also lean about the C.N.A. role in care for adult clients with chronic and acute illnesses. Special focus will be on recognizing to the nurse along with measuring accurate vital signs and calculating fluid balance. $699. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Students must have completed a DPH approved nurse assistant course to participate and submit proof of course completion OR state CNA license.

Mondays: May 6, 13, 20 from 4p – 9p online via Zoom

Wednesday May 22 & May 29 from 4p – 8p at MCC’s Nursing Skills Lab, Lowell, MA campus

Course Number    HLT 789-80    CRN 20341

Grant funding available for underemployed or unemployed Massachusetts residents. 

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Last Modified: 3/13/24