The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at
300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206, in Derby, is offering a day session of its
Accelerated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program starting Oct. 30 to help
individuals start a fulfilling career in healthcare.
The CNA course offers students an
affordable and condensed 5-week schedule with classes Monday through Thursday
from 9 a.m.-1 p. m.
Course content includes infection
control, legal and ethical responsibilities, communications, body mechanics,
moving and positioning residents, personal care skills, nutrition, measuring
vital signs, and restorative care. The CNA course tuition fee includes the
course book, CPR training, and malpractice insurance coverage for the clinical
rotation. The CNA clinical experience will be at Griffin Hospital and a long-term
care facility from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for 40 hours. After successfully completing
the course and clinical experience, students will be qualified to take the
State exam for certification as a Nursing Assistant in Connecticut.
more information or to apply, call 203-732-1276 or visit
Griffin Hospital's School of Allied Health Careers was one of the first hospital-based schools of its kind to be
authorized by the Connecticut
Department of Higher Education and
offers training, education, and certification for Phlebotomy, Nursing
Assistant, and Patient Care Technician healthcare careers. Classes are taught
by certified instructors in the Griffin Hospital Medical Building, located at
300 Seymour Avenue in Derby.