The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Ave., Suite 206 in Derby, is offering two sessions of its Accelerated Certified Nursing Assistant program this summer to help aspiring healthcare professionals quickly jumpstart their careers.
There will be a daytime session of the five-week CNA Program starting June 29 and a special evening session starting Aug. 17. Anyone 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or GED may apply for admission.
The program runs for a total of 104 hours. The first four weeks of the program will be classroom education and skills training and the final week will include clinical experience at an extended care facility and Griffin Hospital for the required 40 hours for CNA certification completion.
The days and hours for the session starting June 29 are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. for the first four weeks, and Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. for the final week.
The session starting Aug. 17 will be Monday through Thursday from 5-9 p.m. for the first four weeks, and the times for the clinical hours in the final week will be discussed in class.
Tuition is $1,250 and includes books, CPR training and malpractice insurance.
For more information or to apply, call 203-732-1276 or visit griffinhealth.org/allied-health.