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Basic Nurse Assistant Training (BNAT)

Basic Nurse Assistant Training (BNAT)

The BNAT curriculum offers a basic study of principles and procedures used by the nurse assistant in long-term care, home health settings and hospitals. The program focuses on basic human needs and the care of elders. Students acquire skills and concepts through hands-on clinical experiences at local health care facilities.

This is a limited enrollment program.

Four Steps to Enroll in the BNAT Program

  • Call the BNAT office at the the RHC Campus for an appointment for testing and an interview at 847-635-1461.
  • Complete an application to Oakton Community College, meeting all admission requirements.
  • Register for BNA100 and BNA105 concurrently after acceptance into the BNAT Program.
  • Pay for your class by the deadline date that you receive when you register in order to secure your seat.

For more information, contact Donna Dickson, department chair, at 847.635.1461 or ddickson@oakton.edu.

 

(Oakton also offers an associate's degree in Nursing.)

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IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

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