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HeartandHandsTraining

since2006

NurseAideTraining
99%PassRate

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Description:ThisMTApprovedcurriculumonlineprovidescurrentfundamentalknowledgeandskillsfornursing&

otherrelatedhealthcareprofessions.Itisdesignedtopreparestudentstosuccessfullycompletelab/clinicalskills
performanceatApprovedMTfacility/sites&/orpassM
TorotherStatecertificationtestingforR
egistryplacementupon
classcompletion.Studentswillacquirebasicnursingknowledgeandskillsforentrylevelnurseassisting.Thisprogram
recognizestheeverincreasingdemandofthisvaluedintegralhealthcareroleandintroducesstudentstoethicalhealthcare
principlesthatrespectclientindividualityandpromoteoptimumwellness,restoration,rehabilitation,andindependencein
alldimensionsofhealthandwellness.
ClassSizeAtMTapprovedlab/clinicalsites:4maximum.
Length87hours:55theoryhours+32lab+clinicalhoursatApprovedFacility/Sites)
Frequency:Monthlyclassesmaybecompletedovera2weekto2months(mustincludeamaximumof2fullmonths
CNAtheoryscheduling/duedates.Itis,also,recommendedclassesbestartedaminimumof12weekspriortothestartdate
forthemonth(s)utilizedforCNAtheorycompletion,sinceaCNAclasscoversanextensiveamountoffederal/state
mandatedinformationinashorttimeframe.(Lab/ClinicalisperApprovedSiteArrangements.)
55hrsdidacticclassroomtheory(~34hrsperchapterminimumwith~1525hrsspentonevaluationsoftheonline
portionoftheoryandlab/skills/clinicalpreparation)scheduledoveramonthly3wktimeframe(extendingto2months
maximumifdesiredorrequired).
Foronlinetheoryandlab/skillspreparation:Studentsmaystartonlinetheoryupto1monthbeforetheclassstartdateif
paymentismade.Theonlineportionisselfpacedwithonlinehomeworkactivities/discussion/examsubmissiondeadlines
(duedates)forthemonthofenrolled/projectedclassfinish.
32hoursLaboratory/ClinicalExperience(includesMTNASCC completion)at contractedStateApprovedlab/clinicalsites
tobecompletedwithin2monthsoftheonlinestart/logindate(Note:25hoursarebareminimumforMTApproval.This
classdoesincludelab/skillspreparationactivitiesonline,butitistheclinicalpreparationalongwithadequatejoborientation
whichwillbeacrucialtotransitionandretentionoftheCNAintheactualworkenvironment.).Thosenotcompletingthis
portionoftheclassmaygaincertificationbychallengingtheStateexam.(stillallowedbyMTandafewotherstates.)
Location:
Onlinedidacticclassroomtheoryandlabskillspreparationcomponentwillbeaccessibleanytimefromanycomputer,smartphone,or
IphonewithInternetConnection,WIFIormobilephoneweb.
OnsiteLaboratory/ClinicalportionoftheclasswillbecooperatingMTApprovedclinicaltrainingsiteswithMTApproved
CoordinatorsandInstructors.

Program/OnlineClassroomInstructor:DawnAnn,BSN,RN
Email:heartandhandstraining@gmail.com
Phone4066404262(4CNA)
EquipmentandSuppliesComputerinternetormobilephonewebaccessandemailarerequiredforclassmaterials,
communication,andsubmissionofclassassignments.ScrubsarelikelyrequiredforMTNATPclinicalfacilitysite
activities.

HIGHLYRECOMMENDEDPURCHASES:(notrequired)
1.Stethoscopeandaneroidsphygmomanometer:~$25.PracticeandmasteryofBloodPressureskillisrequiredtopass
theStateExam.
2.GaitBelt:~$10.Requiredintheworkplaceforambulationandtransfers.
3.Watchwithsecondhandfortakingvitalsigns:Pricevarieshighly.(samples)
4.ClassText:~$25orless.CurrentEdition(orpreviouseditionsaresufficient):NursingAssistantCare:TheBasics,Jetta
Fuzzy,RN,MSN.Optional/adaptedtoclassassignmentsisthemoredetailedbigbookversionaudio(sameauthor&
publisher).

AdmissionRequirements:
NOTE:Applicantsmustpayandimmediatelysubmitfreepretestonlinetocompletetheapplicationprocessandgainlogin
accesstotheremainderoftheclass.
TUITION:(Doesnotincludethecurrentmandatory,nonrefundableadministrativefee(~$75subjecttochange).Feesmust
bepaidprior/ontime:
$199.99/studentforonlinetheoryandskillspreparationforlab/clinicaland/orStateExam.(withliveinstructorinteraction).

OtherApplicantrequirements:mustbeselfmotivated,16yearsofageandabletoread,write,speakandunderstandEnglish.The
followingrequirementsmayincuradditionalsmallfees:PerFacilityorStatePolicies:Completebackgroundcheckasrequired.
Applicantwillbeineligibletocompletetheclassiffoundtobechargedorconvictedwithanyofthefollowingwithinthelast8years:
murder,rape,theft,abuseofanykind,fraudthatharmedanelderlyordisabledperson,illegaldrugpossession.OtherMTApproved
facility/siteclinicalrequirementsmayincludebutarenotlimitedto:NegativePPDorchestxraybeforeclinicalactivitybegins.

CompletionPolicy:
ProgramOutcomes:
Studentswillrecognizethenursingassistantasavitalandrespectablememberofthehealthcareteam.
Studentswillbepreparedtosuccessfullydemonstratetheminimumfundamentalnursingknowledgeandskillsrequiredby
OBRAfornurseassistantcertification.
HeartandHandsTheorymaybecompletedaloneorforHeartandHandsNursingAssistantTrainingProgramCertificateof
Completion(requiringlab/clinicalsitecomponent)enablesthestudenttotakethe:MontanaStateNursingAssistant
CertificationExamthroughanapprovedHeadmastertestingsitewithin6mosofprogramcompletion.
ExternalStandardsCoursesandcertificationpreparationarebasedon:
Mandatedfederalandstatelaws,including(butnotlimitedto)thefederalP.L.100203,OmnibusBudgetReconciliation
Actof1987,whichmandatedCNAtrainingandtestingforlongtermcarefacilities,andthoseoftheMontanaDepartment
ofHealthandHumanServicesNurseAideRegistry.(CheckS
tateregulations&testingagenciesforlawsregarding
challengetestingforcertification/recertificationorplacementbyendorsement:MTandND.Also,Stateregulationstomeet
OBRAlawfortraining&testingreimbursement.)
TheBasicLifeSupport/FirstAidinformationcontainedinthisprogramistaughtaccordingtoAmericanHeartAssociation
standards.AHAcertificationisnolongerincludedwiththeCNAclassitself.
HeadmasterCNAExamTestingPolicies&Procedures
Grading:
Althoughtheinstructorisavailabletocoach,counsel,andassiststudentsduringthistime,itisthestudent'sresponsibility
todemonstratethathe/sheissuitableformeetingtheskillrequirementsofanursingassistant,iethestudentmustpractice
anddemonstrateskillstotheinstructor.If,intheopinionoftheinstructor,thestudentisnotdemonstrating/performingthe
nursingassistantskillssatisfactorily,thestudentmaybeexpelledfromthistrainingprogramwithoutwarning.Failureto
meetanyofthefollowingexpectationswillconstituteafailinggradefortheentireclass:
FINALforOnLinePortionofCNAClass:EXAM(s)mustbepassedwith>80%inordertopassthisclass.Anextra
versionofthesamefinalwillbegivenforanyonescoring>75butlessthan80%.Withthatsecondandonlyretakeofthe
applicableversion,an85%scorewillberequired.
Lab/ClinicalOnSiteExperience:Mustpassperclinicalinstructorskillschecklistevaluation.Thisrequiresstudent
viewingandcritiquingskills/videosandpracticingandperformingskillsinthelaboratoryandclinicalfacilityaccordingto
classtextbookandtheCNAHandbook.
Successfulcompletion(submissionontimeandacquiringtherequiredscoresofthePre,Mid,HMpracticeExamsand10
ChaptersTests(AHAexams,ifapplicable).
SatisfactoryParticipation/Interactioninonlineand/oronsiteDiscussion.(ALLdiscussioncomments,incllab.)
Completethetheory/labskills/clinicalchecklisttothesatisfactionoftheinstructor.
Demonstratecompetentcommunicationandinteractiononaonetoonebasiswithfellowstudents,instructor,&each
client:
1. Demonstratesensitivitytoeachclient'semotional,socialandmentalhealthneedsthroughskillful,directed
interactions(verbalandnonverbal)
2. Assisttheclientinattainingandmaintainingindependence
3. Exhibitbehaviorinsupportandpromotionoftheclient'srights
4. Demonstrateobservationanddocumentationskillsneededintheassessmentoftheclient'shealth,physical
conditionandwellbeing
5. Clinicalsiteobserversmaycontributeinthedeterminationofthequalityofeachstudent'sinteractionwithclients
andstaff.
UNDERNOCIRCUMSTANCESshallstudentsbeissuedHeartandHandsMTNATPcertificateofcompletionwithout
meetingALLHeartandHandsTrainingsuccessfulcompletionrequirementsperHeartandHandsTrainingCompletion
Policy,associatedApprovedContractedSitePolicy,andProgramCoordinator"signature"ofcompletion.
Intheeventthatastudentdoesnotsuccessfullycompletealltheclassrequirements,thestudentmayretaketheclassattheir
ownexpenseuponapprovalofallinvolvedInstructorsandCoordinators.AnyonedesiringtochallengeaStateExamis
MUSTPRIORchecktheS
tateRegistryRegulationsofthedesiredStateofcertification/recertification.
ClassRecord:Approvedlab/clinicalsitesmustalongwithHeartandHands,foraminimumof2years,retainthe
following:NurseAideTheory/Laboratory/ClinicalChecklistwithTerminalCompetencyEvaluationandCertificateof

AttendanceandSuccessfulCompletion.
AttendancePolicy:
1.Attendanceismandatorybystatelaw.Justasintheworkplace,tardinessandfrivolous(determinedbytheprogram
and/or
clinicalinstructor)absencewillnotbetolerated.Suchbehaviorwillleadtoexpulsionfromclassandforfeitureofallclass
expenses.Onlineattendanceisdeterminedbytestsubmissions&completionofanyotheronlineassignmentsand
discussionsbythedeadlines(iecompletiononorbeforetheduedates)andcorrespondingonsiteevidenceinonsite
performance.Aonetime"officially"documentedemergency(deathormedical)absencemaybemadeupbycompleting
theclassthenextmonthasscheduled.
CODEofCONDUCT:CompliancewithPoliciesofApprovedContractedSitesisrequiredofallclassparticipants,including:
1. Demonstrationoffullattentiontotasksand/orinstructionathandisrequired.
2. StudentsmustkeepquestionsanddiscussionontopicANDraiseahandwhileintheonsiteclassroombeforespeaking.
3. Nocellphones,excessivetalking,foullanguageordisruptivebehaviorallowedduringclassroom,laboratory,orclinical
sessions.
4. Nooutsideinterruptionsfromfriendsorfamily,unlessitisanemergency.
5. Nogumchewing,smoking,alcohol,illegaldrugs,intimatecontact,onsiteorloiteringinhallwaysofclinicalsite.
6. Noleavingonsitelaborclinicalsitewithoutinstructorapproval.
7. Questionsmustbedirectedtoonsiteinstructor,NOTfacilitystaff.
8. Alwaysbeoccupiedwithlearning/activitywhileinthelaboratoryorattheclinicalsite.(NOlookingboredallowed.Thereis
moretolearnthancanpossiblybetotallylearnedinclassANDsuchinactivityabsolutelyshouldnotexistonthejob,either.)
9. Allformsandchartingcompletedbythestudentmustbereviewedbytheinstructorbeforesubmittingtothefacility.
10. Anyandallassignments,whetheronsiteoronline,absolutelycannotbeleftincomplete.Inabilitytocompleteassignments
mustbecommunicatedwiththeinstructorASAP.

11. Noperformingservicesforwhichtrainingandproficiencyhasnotbeprovidedbytheinstructor
DressCode:
Studentswilldressaccordingtotheclinicalsitedresscodeforallonsitefacilityactivities.
ADDITIONALLY,ASDETERMINEDBYTHEINSTRUCTOR:
DRESSMUSTBECONSERVATIVE,NONDISRUPTIVE,CLEAN,NEAT,HAIRPULLEDBACK,NAILSTRIMMED(nailsnotbeyondthe
endsofthefingers),NOEXCESSIVEJEWELRYORPERFUMES,NOVISIBLETATTOOSORBODYPIERCINGS,ANDNOOPENTOED
SHOES.YOURCLOTHESSHOULDALLOWYOUTOADJUSTTOVARIOUSTEMPERATURESANDALLOWFREEDOMOF
MOVEMENTWITHOUTINDECENTEXPOSURE.

DISMISSALPOLICY:StudentsmaybedismissedforanyviolationofanyProgramPolicy.

Anoffensewhichisdefinedasgrossmisconductleadstoimmediatedismissalwithoutpriorwarning.Theseinclude:
a)Possessionofweaponsorbeingundertheinfluenceofalcoholand/orillegalsubstancesinoraroundtheproperty
ofthisfacility.
b)Physical,verbal,oremotional/psychologicalabuseofaresident,employee,visitor,orfellowstudent(includes:
fighting,hitting,shoving,pushing,orforciblygrabbinganotherstudent,resident,employee,orvisitororsimilar
physicalactwhileonthepropertyofthisclassorclinicalfacility.)
c)Theft,attemptedtheft,and/orunauthorizedpossessionofthepropertyofaresident,visitor,employee,fellow
student,orthefacility.
d)3tardiesor1unexcusedabsenceoranytardyorabsencewhichnotmadeupaccordingtoinstructor
approval/convenience..
e)Sexualharassmentofanyemployeeofthefacilityorfellowstudent.
f)Willfulbehaviorthatresultsinthedamage,destruction,orlossofpropertyofthefacility,residents,employees,
fellowstudentsorvisitors.
g)Convictionofafelonywhileenrolledinthetrainingprogram.Anindictmentforanallegedfelonymayalso
serveasabasisforbeingexpelledincaseswherethesensitivenatureofastudent'sdutiesjustifiessuchaction.
h)Unauthorizeddisclosureofconfidentialorprivilegedinformationconcerningtheresidents,employees,other
students,orthefacility.
i)Acceptingbribes,kickbacks,orothergratuitiesfromresidentsorvisitors.
j)Refusalorfailuretocarryoutareasonableassignment,afterbeingwarnedthatfailuretodosomayresultin
beingexpelledfromthisprogram.
k)Refusalorfailuretocarryoutanypartoftheaforementionedpolicies.
l)Insufficientfundssubmittedbythestudenttoattendtheclass.
Refund&ReimbursementPolicy:Students&sponsoringentitiesareresponsibleforcompletionaccordingtoclasspoliciesand
procedures.*Prepaymentrequired,includingnonrefundableregistration/deposit/administrativefee.Cancellation/withdrawals:Tuition
itselfis100%refundable2daysor>priortoclassstart/login100%refundableifcanceledbytheprogramadministrator/instructor.
*Acertifiednurseaidethatpaidforhis/herowntrainingandbecomesemployedorhashadanofferofemploymentfroma

Medicare/Medicaidcertifiednursinghomemaybeeligibleforproratedreimbursementofhis/hertrainingexpenseswithintwelvemonths
ofhavingcompletedanapprovednurseaidetrainingandcompetencyevaluationprogram.(CheckStateregulations&testingagencies
forlawsregardingchallengetestingforcertification/recertificationorplacementbyendorsement:MTandND.Also,Seestate
regulationstomeetfederalOBRAlawfortraining&testingreimbursement.)

ReleasefromLiability:
Traineeagreestoassumeliabilityforanytraineeinjuryordamagesandfurtheragreesthatthetrainerisnotheldliablefor
anytraineeinjuryorotherdamageswhileattendingHeartandHandsTraining/ApprovedSiteclasses.
EnforcementofContract:
Studentacknowledgesthatintheeventonepartymustsecureandexpendfinancialresourcestoenforcetheagreementto
classcompletionperHeartandHandsPolicy(whichincludesanyandallApprovedFacility/SitePolicies),asapplicable,
theotherpartyshallberesponsibleforallsuchcosts.