KC offers BNA Train-the-Trainer course

MALTA – Kishwaukee College is offering a nine-week Basic Nurse Assistant (BNA) Train-the Trainer course for area nursing professionals who wish to become a BNA instructor. The course is a hybrid, meaning that it is a combination of face-to-face traditional class meetings and online components. The class runs from May 6 through July 8 and the cost is $599.

To be eligible for this program, students must have a current Illinois RN license; a minimum of two years nursing experience; minimum of one year nursing experience within the provision of long-term care facilities services; experience in teaching theory in an accredited nursing program; and approval from Donna Kayes, Coordinator of the BNA program at Kishwaukee College.

The BNA Train-the-Trainer program is a 35-contact hour program with an Alzheimer’s disease component and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Face-to-face classes will meet at Kishwaukee College on the following dates: May 6 (9 a.m. – 12:15p.m.); May 27 (9 a.m. – 12:15p.m.); June 23 (9 a.m. – 2:30p.m.) and July 8 (9 a.m. – 1:15p.m.). There will be no class June 25 – July 1.

For more information, contact Donna Kayes, Coordinator Basic Nursing Assistant program, at (815) 825-9464; to register, contact Tricia Hernandez at (815) 825-9441 or at [email protected].