Dallas Career Institute's Certified Nursing Aide Program

Program Overview

Welcome to the Certified Nursing Aide Program at Dallas Career Institute! This comprehensive training program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for an entry-level job as a nurse aide in long-term care facilities and hospitals.

Skills Acquired

  • Provision of basic nursing care to residents.
  • Effective communication considering the psychosocial needs of residents and their families.
  • Assisting residents in achieving and maintaining maximum functional independence.
  • Upholding, supporting, and promoting the rights of residents.
  • Applying safety and preventative measures in resident care.
  • Functioning as an integral member of the healthcare team, contributing to the overall health care system for long-term care facility residents.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion, graduates will be poised to deliver excellent care in their roles as Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs). The program equips students with the ability to perform first aid, CPR, vital sign measurements, basic nutrition application in meal planning, and infection control measures. Additionally, graduates learn proper body mechanics for bed making, lifting, and turning patients. They are prepared to take the Texas Nurse Aide Competency and Evaluation Program (NATCEP) exam, with successful completion opening the door to a rewarding career in healthcare.


Dallas Career Institute

Dallas Career Institute is located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas and is led by director Joe Onyema. The school provides a variety of healthcare programs, such as Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and Patient Care Technician. Furthermore, it also offers CPR/Basic Life Support certified courses and a Qualified Medication Aide program.

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9441 LBJ Freeway, DallasFort Worth, TX 75243

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