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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


November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

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

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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