06-23-2019 – ONLINE – Train the Trainer Online Program for RNs (CNA Instructor’s Course) includes the Alzheimer’s Disease Component and the Approved Evaluator Workshop

Host Name: Harper College
Host Address: 1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067-7398
Course Content: Train the Trainer Program, including Alzheimer’s Component and Approved Evaluator Workshop Course
Course Format: Online with required one day Face-to-face on July 19, 2019

Start Date: required Online Orientation day, June 18, 2019
Online Class TtT begins Sunday, June 23, 2019
One Day Skills testing on Harper Campus: July 19th, 2019 at 8:30am

Cost:          $599 – Tuition
Course Number:  LNU0003-002
Registration Instructions:  Call 847.925.6300, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and college holidays.
1.       Go to https://ce.harpercollege.edu/
2.       On the upper right side choose Student Login from the Login drop-down menu
3.       Choose I am a new user (if you have not registered for non-credit classes within the last two years).  If you have registered for non-credit classes within the last two years you may have an account already; please call the registration desk at 847.925.6300
4.       Call the CE registration desk 847.925.6300 (8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday) if you have any problems
5.       Payment is required to complete the registration process.

Eligibility Requirements:
This course is being conducted in compliance with the Illinois Department of Public Health regulations.

***IMPORTANT: Participants must meet the qualifications outlined in the June 2013 Illinois Administrative Code Section 395.160 Instructor Requirements. To see the requirements, click on the following link: http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/077003950A01600R.html.

**NOTE: It is highly recommended to email a resume to Ross (Randy) Carey-Walden, IDPH Education & Training Unit, requesting a determination of eligibility prior to beginning the course. BNATP instructor approval by IDPH is not automatic with the completion of this training program. Email to dph.bnatp@illinois.gov.   This is the responsibility of the registrant.

Course Structure:  To receive certificates of completion, all portions must be completed.

  • The required online orientation which is built into this course is to be completed the week prior to the beginning of Train the Trainer Online component. Determining if online learning fits an individual’s learning style is important to one’s success in this course.

Please plan to spend about 30 minutes per day on the orientation. Assistance is available from the Student Help Desk at 847-925-6866, or by emailing studentsd@harpercollege.edu

  • The Train the Trainer and Alzheimer’s portions of this course are online. This portion of the course will consist of 6 weeks of online instruction. Students will spend time completing readings, discussion postings, and assignments. 40 contact hours are earned.
  • Basic computer skills are needed to complete the online portion of the course. Some of these skills include:
    Creating, saving and retrieving word documents
  • Attaching documents
  • Communicating via email
  • Copying and pasting within documents and web addresses in the internet browser
  • Exploring the internet
  • The Approved Evaluator Workshop (Skills Workshop) portion is in a face-to-face format requiring one day on-campus for successful return demonstrations of selected skills. 10 contact hours are earned.

Location for Skills Workshop:  William Rainey Harper College
Room   X241
Palatine, IL 60067-7398

Class Size: Minimum of 5 participants and a maximum of 15 participants.

Textbooks required for this course:
DeYoung, S. (2015). Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators (3rd). Pearson Education, Inc.: Upper Saddle River, N.J.
ISBN-13: 978-0133565232 ISBN-10: 0133565238
Note: available from online book sources to be purchased prior to class; reading prior to course start date is encouraged.

Nursing Assistant Textbook, the current edition of participant’s choice.
Registration Opens:  May 1, 2019 

Registration Deadline:  June 23, 2019 or when the class fills

Last day to withdraw with 100% refund:  June 23, 2019. 

For questions about the course content, contact the instructor, Elizabeth Pagenkopf, RN, MSN via email epagenko@harpercollege.edu.

For questions about course registration, contact Harper College, email DeannePawlischat dpawlisc@harpercollege.edu.  To register
1.       Go to https://ce.harpercollege.edu/
2.       On the upper right side choose Student Login from the Login drop down menu
3.       Choose I am a new user (if you have not registered for non-credit classes within the last two years).  If you have registered for non-credit classes within the last two years you may have an account already; please call the registration desk at 847.925.6300
4.       Call the CE registration desk 847.925.6300 (8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday) if you have any problems
5.       Payment is due at the time of registration