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Two CNAs

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.


NEW JOB POSTING: State Education Coordinator for Southern Region

STATE MEETING: April 21, 2017, Info/registration follow this link

2017 CNA Instructor Conference

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

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 @lori.j.brown@illinois.gov

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