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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


March 25
Registration opens for summer 2015.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

May 18
Grading Day.
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Faculty grading due.

May 19
Commencement.

May 25
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

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