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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 Kathleen Ahern-Gray, department chair, at 847.635.1461 or aherngra@oakton.edu.

 

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

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IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
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 October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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