The Coke County Nurse Aide Training Program provides a minimum of 100 clock hours of classroom and hands-on training and teaches the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) established curriculum, including:
All applicants will be required to submit to background screens and drug screening.
Applicants found to be listed on the Employee Misconduct Registry, or who are listed on the Nurse Aide Registry in "revoked" status, or who have a criminal history that would bar employment in a DADS-licensed facility or agency are prohibited from enrolling in a nurse aide training program.
If an applicant does not pass the drug screen, they are not eligible to be accepted into the course.
Proof of required immunizations must be verified before student will be allowed to begin the course. Immunizations include Tetanus Diptheria Pertussis (TDAP), Measles (MMR), Varicella, and Flu Shot. PPD Skin Test (TB Test) will be administered during the first day of class. Hepatitis B Series is recommended for anyone working in a healthcare setting, but is not required for this course.
Physical requirements: Ability to use up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and 10 pounds of force continuously to move objects and people. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, turn, reach, lift, carry, pull, push, climb, kneel, walk, and stand for an extended time.
This includes the cost of the course, background check, and drug screen.
Includes the course textbook, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and gait belt. We do not require you to purchase these items from us.
You will need to provide your own scrubs, athletic shoes, and a watch with a second hand or digital watch capable of counting seconds. These items are required for every day of the course.
Pay direct to NACES Plus Foundation, Inc. Fees and Exam Registration are due 12 days prior to testing.
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Forms can be turned in by fax at (325) 453-4338; by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; by regular mail at PO Box 1209, Robert Lee, TX 76945; or in person at 307 W. 8th Street, Robert Lee, TX 76945.