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The Hill College continuing education department recently graduated five nurse aide students from the program: Ashely Andrez of Cleburne, Rebecca Campbell of Granbury, Brooklyn Kimball of Cleburne, Reese Pate of Alvarado and Jackeline Powell of Joshua.

The Hill College continuing education department recently graduated five nurse aide students from the program: Ashely Andrez of Cleburne, Rebecca Campbell of Granbury, Brooklyn Kimball of Cleburne, Reese Pate of Alvarado and Jackeline Powell of Joshua.

The CNA program is a 112-hour program — 72 hours of lecture and 40 hours of clinical — that costs $666. The training provides the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. 

Students are also prepared for the state certification exam for CNA offered by Texas Health and Human Services Department and will be prepared for entry-level employment in long-term care facilities, doctor’s offices and hospitals. 

“Certified Nurse Aides are needed in hospitals as well as in entities that provide long-term care,” HC Dean of Continuing Education Stephen Pape said. 

This course will also be offered again at the Johnson County Campus in Cleburne from Oct. 7 to Dec. 10, Feb. 3 to April 13 and June 1 to Aug. 3. Additionally, this course will be offered Hill County Campus in Hillsboro from March 23 to May 9. 

Registration requirements are located at www.hillcollege.edu/ce. Qualifying students may be eligible for up to $266 in Texas Public Educational Grant funding. 

Students are responsible for textbook(s) and supplies which are available in the Hill College bookstore. Students must be 18 years of age prior to clinical experience. Registration requirements are located at hillcollege.edu/ce.

 For information, call 817-760-5820 or email ceinfo@hillcollege.edu.

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