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PROGRAM / COURSE NAME: Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (120 hours)

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: Zurik Healthcare Institute’s BNAT program is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The theoretical foundation for clinical skills and procedures are presented in lecture and include instruction in basic anatomy, medical terminology, communication skills, safety, infection control, and patient rights. This course contains substantial information on Alzheimer and dementia patient care, and emphasizes communication and coping mechanisms fundamental to working with this patient population. The curriculum also includes proper management of patient hygiene and mobility, and taking vital signs. In the student lab, students must master the 21 patient care manual skills mandated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The instructor will demonstrate skills, students will practice skills until achieving mastery in the lab with other students. Eleven of the 21 skills will be performed with a patient or resident during clinical sessions.

Theory: Monday & Thursday (Morning Class 10:00am - 3:30pm, Evening Class 5:00pm - 10:30pm)

Clinical: Saturdays 7:00am - 3:30pm

NUMBER OF WEEKS: 8 TOTAL CLOCK HOURS: 120

Prerequisite Courses & Other Requirements For Admission To Program / Course

The student must meet the following requirement to be able to enroll in the program:

1. Valid U.S. Social Security number

2. Pass a Reading /Math Placement Exam with at least 80

3. Successful passing of Criminal Background Check

4. Health/Physical Exam with corresponding lab tests within 1 year

5. Evidence of completing high school or GED

PROGRAM / COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

1. Identify the role of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) as a member of the health care team.

2. Recognize the legal and ethical responsibilities of the CNA.

3. Demonstrate effective communication skills with residents/patients and staff

4. Apply principles of infection control in the health care setting.

5. Demonstrate the ability to perform nursing assistant skills in a safe manner according to established criteria.

6. Demonstrate the ability to meet residents’ basic needs with empathy and caring.

CONSUMER INFORMATION

All schools are required to make available, at a minimum, the following disclosure information clearly and conspicuously on their Internet websites:

  • The number of students who were admitted in the program as of July 1 of that reporting period.
  • The number of additional students who were admitted in the program during the next 12 months and classified in one of the following categories: new starts, re-enrollments, and transfers into the program from other programs at the school.
  • The total number of students admitted in the program during the 12-month reporting period.
  • The number of students enrolled in the program during the 12-month reporting period who: transferred out of the program and into another program at the school, completed or graduated from a program, withdrew from the school, and are still enrolled.
  • The number of students enrolled in the program who were: placed in their field of study, placed in a related field, placed out of the field, not available for placement due to personal reasons, and not employed.
  • The number of students who took a State licensing exam or professional certification exam, if any, during the reporting period, as well as the number who passed.
  • The number of graduates who obtained employment in the field who did not use the school’s placement assistance during the reporting period (pending reasonable efforts to obtain this information from graduates).
  • The average starting salary for all school graduates employed during the reporting period (pending reasonable efforts to obtain this information from graduates).
  • Zurik Healthcare Institute is approved by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
  • Our school is yet not accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Financial Aid

The institution is not offering or receiving any financial aid to and from students at this time.

Tuition & Fees

NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00

TUITION INCLUDES: $700.00

TOTAL COST FOR BASIC NURSING ASSISTANT PROGRAM / COURSE: $850.00

Other Includes: $75 State competency examination and $35 student criminal background check

PROGRAM MATERIALS AND FEES VARY BY PROGRAM OR COURSE

A program or course may be provided at no costs to eligible applicants; through funding by the U.S. Department of Labor Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development (Chicago) or the President’s Office of Employment Training (Cook County), the United Way of Chicago, or the Illinois Department of Hu-man Services. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of a program or course.

NOTICE TO STUDENT

1. Do not sign this agreement before you have read it or if it contains any blank spaces.

2. This agreement is a legally binding instrument. Both sides of the contract are binding only when the agreement is accepted, signed, and dated by the authorized official of the school or the admissions officer at the school’s principal place of business. Read both sides before signing.

3. You are entitled to an exact copy of the agreement and any disclosure pages you sign.

4. This agreement and the school catalog constitute the entire agreement between the student and the school.

5. Any changes in this agreement must be made in writing and shall not be binding on either the student or the school unless such changes have been approved in writing by the authorized official of the school and by the student or the student’s parent or guardian. All terms have conditions of the agreement are not subject to amendment or modification by oral agreement.

6. Every assignee of this agreement is subject to all claims and defenses of the student in interest arising under this agreement.

7. I understand that should I withdraw from a program or course prior to the completion of said program or course, I am responsible for returning all property including textbooks, Laptop, when applicable. Costs of Laptop and materials are refundable if returned in good condition.

8. The school does not guarantee the transferability of credits to another school, college, or university. Credits or coursework are not likely to transfer; any decision on the comparability, appropriateness and applicability of credit and whether credit should be accepted is the decision of the receiving institution.

9. $150: Registration fee is not refundable, Please before you sign this agreement make sure that you understand the school non-refund policy and student’s right to cancel.

STUDENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL

The student has the right to cancel the initial enrollment agreement until midnight of the fifth business day after the student has been admitted. If the right to cancel is not given to any prospective student at the time the agreement is signed, then the student has the right to cancel the agreement at any time and receive a refund on all money paid to date with 10 days of cancellation. Cancellation should be submitted to the authorized official of the school in writing.

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY

1. Schools shall, when a student gives written notice of cancellation, provide a refund in the amount of at least the following:

A. When notice of cancellation is given before midnight of the fifth business day after the date of enrollment but prior to the first day of class, all application registration fees, tuition, and any other charges shall be refunded to the student;

B. When notice of cancellation is given after midnight of the fifth business day following acceptance but prior to the close of business on the student’s first day of class attendance, the school may retain no more than the application registration fee which may not exceed $150 or 50% of the cost of tuition, whichever is less;

C. When notice of cancellation is given after the student’s completion of the first day of class attendance, but prior to the student’s completion of 5% of the course of instruction, the school may retain the application registration fee, an amount not to exceed 10% of the tuition and other instructional charges or $300, whichever is less, and, excluding the cost of any Laptop, books or materials which have been provided by the school.

D. When a student has completed in excess of 5% of the course of instruction the school may retain the application-registration fee but shall refund a part of the tuition and other instructional charges.

Refunds and Withdrawals

Students may drop courses during the first seven days from the start date of class for main session (or equitable time period for special sessions) without incurring a penalty. After the first seven days of the start of class for main session (or equitable time period for special sessions), no refunds will be allowed.

Refunds

Refunds for student-initiated withdrawals (WTH) are available at one hundred percent of tuition and applicable fees only if processed during the first seven days from the start of class for main session (or equitable time period for special sessions) without incurring a penalty. No refund will be allowed if a student withdraws after the first seven days of class.

Refunds – No-Show Withdrawal / No Show 1 Day (NSW and NS1)

No refunds of tuition and/or fees will be issued for classes with no-show withdrawals (NSW or NS1’s). Students will be held accountable for the payment of tuition and fees of NSW/NS1 courses.

Non-Refundable Fees

The following fees associated with course registration are non-refundable. They include, but are not limited to Registration fee

Student Acknowledgments

1. I hereby acknowledge receipt of the school’s catalog, which contains information describing programs offered, Laptop and equipment or supplies provided. The school catalog is included as part of this enrollment agreement and I acknowledge that I have received a copy of this catalog.

2. I have carefully read and received an exact copy of this enrollment agreement.

3. I understand that the school may terminate my enrollment if I fail to comply with scheduled log in hours, attendance, academic, and financial requirements or if I fail to abide by established standards of conduct, as outlined in the school catalog. While enrolled in the school, I understand that I must maintain satisfactory academic progress as described in the school catalog and that my financial obligation to the school must be paid in full before a certificate or credential may be awarded.

4. I understand that the school does not guarantee transferability of credit and that in most cases, credits or coursework are not likely to transfer to another institution. In cases where transferability is guaranteed Zurik Healthcare Institute must provide me copies of transfer agreements that name the exact institution(s) and include agreement details and limitations.

5. I hereby acknowledge that Zurik Healthcare Institute has made available to me all required disclosure information listed under the Consumer Information section of this Enrollment Agreement.

6. I understand that Zurik Healthcare Institute does not guarantee job placement to graduates upon program completion.

7. I understand that complaints, which cannot be resolved by direct negotiation with the school in accordance to its written grievance policy. If dissatisfied, the student can file a complaint with IBHE at any time and do not have to wait until the institution’s process is complete. Appeal may be filed with the Illinois Board of Higher Education

Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools

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Main Line: (217) 782-2551 Complaint Call Line: (217) 557-7359


The student acknowledges receiving a copy of this completed agreement, the school catalog, and written confirmation of acceptance prior to signing this contract. The student by signing this contract acknowledges that he/she has read this contract, understands the terms and conditions, and agrees to the conditions outlined in this contract. It is further understood that this agreement supersedes all prior or contemporaneous verbal or written agreements and may not be modified without the written agreement of the student and the School Official. The student and the school will retain a copy of this agreement.

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