This site is dedicated to the nursing assistant educators in the State of Illinois.
The functions of the organization shall be to:
Identify and analyze issues affecting the practice of CNAs.
Promote the quality of basic and continuing education programs for CNAs.
Monitor clinical practice issues affecting the direct and indirect patient care activities of CNAs and their impact on educational program.
Provide a forum for the exploration and discussion of problems unique to CNA education.
Represent and serve as spokespersons for CNA education.
Study and evaluate trends and research in education, nursing, and healthcare.
- Issue statements of position and recommendation to appropriate government bodies.
STATE MEETING: April 21, 2017, Info/registration follow this link
NEW-TRAIN THE TRAINER ONLINE REFRESHER Courses 2017.
The 2017 Online Refresher Courses schedule will be as follows:
April 3-14, 2017 at Rend Lake College
April 17-28, 2017 at Illinois Community College
May 1-12, 2017 at Harper College
Registration information for the above courses will be posted soon.
FROM The STATE MEETING: From Keynote Speaker, Anna Ortigara.
Raise the Floor: Quality Nursing Home Care Depends on Quality Jobs.
Also from meeting: CDC handwashing,
CDC Handwashing Technique
Interactive Handwashing Technique
De-Stress the ‘Refresh’ – Presentation
- FROM IDPH
**IMPORTANT – INSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENTS: Effective July 14, 2016, participants must meet the qualifications outlined in the June 2013 Illinois Administrative Code Title 77, Section 395.160 Instructor Requirements AND found in Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42 Section 483.152 (a)(5)(i & ii).
. To see these requirements, click on the following links:
Clarification, as stated by IDPH Education & Training Unit: the one year of RN experience is defined as providing direct care in a nursing home or a certified skilled unit of a hospital.
Please contact Lori Brown, RN, PSA, IDPH, Education and Training Section @email@example.com