What Our Program Offers
Gee’s Career Training Institute Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program is a 130-hour high intensity program. Our program is designed to put you directly into a career as a Nursing Assistant, fully preparing you for your State Board Exam and giving you hands on experience by:
Classroom Work: 60 hours of State approved curriculum you are provided with the tools to succeed.
Skilled Labs: Our course includes 30 hours of hands on training.
Clinical Work: We give our students 40 hours of real facility experience.
Employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 11% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the national average which is between 5% and 9%.
GCTI PREPARES YOU FOR A CAREER AS A CNA
Our class sizes are small with no more than 12 students in each class to ensure each student receives personal attention. We offer a multi-media experience including text book, computer based, and video learning to provide our students with a high quality learning environment. The skilled labs provide our students with hands-on practice in a range of fields from recognizing and preventing abuse to monitoring vital signs and learning the documentation skills needed to work confidently in any situation. We use a variety of live models and teaching aides to provide a well rounded experience. Forty hours of supervised field work ensures the success of our students. At the facility, students engage hands-on with patients under the supervision of an RN to ensure that concepts taught in our classrooms are practiced in real life situations. GCTI is licensed by the State of Virginia for Nursing Assistant Program.
As a Nursing Assistant (CNA), you will assist nursing personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the patients. These include: personal hygiene, taking vital signs and changing bed linens. CNA students have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the scope of practice. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact our team.
Learn All 22 Required Virginia Board of Nursing Skills
Our program is comprehensive with a proven success rate. Here are just a few of the skills you will learn.
Reasons Why Attending GCTI Is a Great Idea!
Students gain the ability to function and work competently in any healthcare setting. They develop sound judgement and the ability to identify adverse patient findings and understand the proper chain of command used to report abnormalities.