Nurse Aide TrainingNurse Aides are in high demand. They are the front line to patient care. This 120-hour training program prepares students to perform patient/resident care under the supervision of a licensed nurse. The course includes 48 hours of classroom theory, 28 hours of lab/skill and 44 hours of clinical experience at a local, long-term care facility. After completion, adult learners will have the opportunity to take the nurse aide certification exam to earn their CNA.Qualifications:Physical and mental stamina with a commitment to an intense training program.No pre-planned commitments. 100% attendance required.The ability to speak, write and understand English fluently. This course and all exams are in English.High School diploma or GED highly recommended but not required.Rapid assessment, intellectual and cognitive abilities, behavioral, social and ethical standardsCompletion of all Admission Criteria at least two weeks prior to the start of class.Admissions Criteria:Pre-Admission Interview (Stephanie Hanford, 717-652-3170 ext. 7437)Physical Examination2-Step Mantoux (PPD)PA State Police Criminal History check (FBI check if PA residency is less than two years)PA Department of Education Verification of Pennsylvania Residency and Attestation of Compliance with Act 14.Estimated Costs:Application fee (non-refundable)*$50Criminal History Report & FBI Report $47 (not included in DCTS fee)Textbook, Workbook, Handouts & Materials*$200Uniforms (estimate, supply your own scrubs, shoes, watch with second hand) $60 (not included in DCTS fee)Physical Examination/Immunizations (Current 2-step PPD) $100 (not included in DCTS fee)Tuition*$950$1,407 *$1,200 Paid to DCTS Adult & Continuing Education. We accept cash, check, PayPal, Visa & MC. Other costs are paid directly by the participant. $100 discount if paid in full at time of application.Deadline for all paperwork and required forms is two weeks prior to the first day of class. No refunds will be granted after class has begun.Schedule:Evening ClassesJanuary 14, 2021 – March 24, 2021Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday5:30 PM – 9:45 PMMarch 18, 2021 – May 27, 2021Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday5:30 PM – 9:45 PMAugust 30, 2021 – November 5, 2021 Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday 5:30 PM – 9:45 PMOctober 12, 2021 – December 22, 2021 Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday 5:30 PM – 9:45 PMDaytime ClassesTBD – Call for more informationAdult learners must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language.Space is limited so sign up early to confirm your seat.Due to safety considerations, no one under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be permitted to attend class or be on the premises of Dauphin County Technical School property. It is the discretion of the instructor in making any and all determination and identification of individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This may include prescription drugs if, in the opinion of the instructor the drugs impair the judgement of the participant. Copies of the DCTSUse of Tobacco Policy #222andDrug and Alcohol Policy # 227are listed below.***Your signature is required on the registration form to indicate that you have read, understand, and will abide by these policies. TOBACCO PRODUCTS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY (Policy #222)The Joint Operating Committee recognizes that tobacco, nicotine and nicotine delivery products present a health and safety hazard that can have serious consequences for both users and nonusers and the safety and environment of the school. For purposes of this policy, tobacco includes a lighted or unlighted cigarette, cigar, cigarillo, little cigar, pipe or other smoking product or material and smokeless tobacco in any form including chewing tobacco, snuff, dip or dissolvable tobacco pieces. For purposes of this policy, nicotine shall mean a product that contains or consists of nicotine in a form that can be ingested by chewing, smoking, inhaling or through other means. For purposes of this policy, a nicotine delivery product shall mean a product or device used, intended for use or designed for the purpose of ingesting nicotine or another substance. This definition includes, but is not limited to, any device or associated product used for what is commonly referred to as vaping or juuling.CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (Policy #227)It is the goal of the Dauphin County Technical School to maintain a drug-free and alcohol-free school environment. In order to further this goal, the Alcohol, Drugs and Controlled Substances Policy No. 227. A student shall not possess, use, transmit, deliver, sell or be under the influence of any controlled substance. Controlled substances shall be defined as: A. All dangerous controlled substances prohibited by law within the meaning of the Controlled Substance, Drug Device and Cosmetic Act as amended. B. All over-the-counter medications. C. All alcoholic beverages. D. Any anabolic steroids. E. Any synthetic compound, or any herbal substance sold as an incense, bath salts or smoking material that mimics the effects of marijuana. F. Any drug paraphernalia. Drug paraphernalia includes equipment, apparatus, and/or gear generally associated with the use/abuse of alcohol, narcotic drugs, and mood altering chemicals. Examples may include items such as “pot pipes,” cigarette-rolling papers, roach clips, weighing scales, and any other device used to measure, inject, inhale, ingest, package, deliver or facilitate the use, sale or distribution of a controlled substance. G. All legal or illegal hemp products. H. Volatile solvents or inhalants to include glue and aerosol propellants. I. Any prescription, patent drug, caffeine pills/capsules, epinephrine or other stimulant except those for which permission for use in school has been granted pursuant to Joint Operating Committee Policy. J. Any look-a-like substance that resembles any item above including any non-controlled substance that in its overall finished dosage appearance is substantially similar in size, shape, color, marking or packaging to any controlled substance.