Basic Nurse Assistant Training (BNAT)

There is an increasing demand for medical professionals, including certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Oakton wants to prepare you for this exciting and incredibly important career in public health with a valuable professional certification. Our Basic Nurse Assistant Training (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 individuals of all ages. 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 Skokie 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 BNA 100 and BNA 105 concurrently after acceptance into the BNAT Program.
  • Pay for your class by the deadline date that you receive when you register to secure your seat.

Students who wish to enroll in the BNAT program must first call 847.635.1461 to schedule an appointment for an interview.

 

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