Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program--Certification
Each student must possess a valid social security number, complete (and pass) an Illinois Criminal Background Check, complete 120 clock hours of study and successfully implement the 21 patient care manual skills mandated by Illinois Department of Public Health, attend all lecture/lab/clinical sessions, attain a grade of “C” or better in the BNAT program, and pass the State of Illinois Nurse Aide Competency examination. After successful completion of the BNAT Program, the student applies to take the Illinois Nurse Aide Competency Examination. When the student receives a notification letter from the Illinois Department of Public Health that he/she has successfully passed the exam, he/she is then placed on the State of Illinois Nurse Aide Registry. For additional information on certification, please visit www.nurseaidtesting.com.
Upon passing the State Nurse Aide Competency examination, program graduates receive a letter documenting that they passed the exam and this serves as the program completer’s “certificate.” To verify that an individual is qualified as a Certified Nurse Assistant in the State of Illinois, go to: http://www.idph.state.il.us/nar/home.htm. Scroll down and select “Search the Healthcare Worker Registry.” On the following page, enter last name, first name, press enter, and the information will appear.
Inquiries for additional information can be made to the office at (708) 991 2776 or send mails Zurik Healthcare Institute, Inc. 3325 W 183rd street Homewood, Illinois 60430