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Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program

BNATP - A Great Career Opportunity

The need for dependable bedside nursing care is as prevalent as ever. Most bedside care in hospitals, home healthcare and long term health care facilities, is provided by a nursing assistant, a valuable member of the nursing profession. Nursing assistant routine tasks are in the general care of hospitals, clinic, and nursing home patients. Nursing assistants work directly under the supervision of registered and practical nurses. This role in performing basic patient care assists the licensed staff in providing quality nursing to the patient. The nursing assistant occupation is one of a series of possible steps on a career ladder in the health care field.

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Admission Requirement

You have to meet the following in order to get admitted to the Nursing Assistant Program:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must speak the English language
  • Must submit to a fingerprint background check
  • Complete a health-physical
  • 2 Step Tuberculosis Skin Test or Chest X-ray

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Illinois Nursing Academy is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.

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