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10 graduate from CNA program

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Northeastern Technical College’s Nursing Assistant Program recently graduated 10 students.
Graduates are Catoria Chavis of McColl, Amanda Eastman of Patrick, Jasa Hudson of Mt. Croghan, Jasemine Johnson of Cheraw, Quadena McCall of Bennettsville, Monique McLoyd of Chesterfield, Callesia Miller of Cheraw, Jessica Rorie-Watson of Cheraw, Sheema Smith of Wallace, and Renae Whitney of Blenheim.
The program has 80 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training. It is offered by the college’s Division of Continuing Education.
Students who complete the program can taken the nursing assistant certification exam, which is required by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for employment as nurse aides and certified nursing assistants.
The CNA pathway program is offered during the day and evening every semester at Northeastern Technical College. The day class option lasts approximately eight weeks and the evening class option lasts approximately 15 weeks.  Individuals with Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP qualify for almost 100 percent scholarship funding through the SNAP2Work program.
Registration for these classes requires taking the WorkKeys “Workplace Documents Test” and scoring a level 3 or higher.
Then applicants must complete a continuing education registration form and pay the tuition.
Registration may be done at the Allied Health – Nursing Department office, located in the John West Building on the Cheraw campus (Building 800) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays.
For more information about admission, or the CNA pathway, call the office of Allied Health – Nursing, (843) 921-6984, or 1-800-921-7399 and choose option four.