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Patient Care

Overview

From Certified Nursing Assistant to Patient Care Technician, ASU-Newport's Patient care programs combine classroom instruction and clinical training with strong emphasis on technical skills, professional relationships, and workplace ethics. Our goal for all students is to function and participate as an effective member of the healthcare community and to support clients in the achievement of positive healthcare outcomes. 

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Certified Nursing Assistant
Certificate of Proficiency

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
To be considered for the CNA program, an applicant must complete the following:

1. Official transcripts from High School or GED Program 
2. Proof of two (2) MMR immunizations 
3. Proof of a current Tetanus immunization 
4. Proof of a current TB skin test 
5. Proof of a current Influenza vaccination 
6. Background Check (administered in the program) 
7. Urine Drug Screen (administered in the program) 

Length of Program: 7-8 weeks

Campus Availability: Newport, Jonesboro, Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall, Spring & Summer

2021-2022 CNA degree plan

Click here to access previous Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plans

 
Phlebotomy
Certificate of Proficiency

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
To be considered for the Phlebotomy program, an applicant must complete the following:

1. Official transcripts from High School or GED Program 
2. Proof of two (2) MMR immunizations 
3. Proof of a current Tetanus immunization 
4. Proof of a current TB skin test 
5. Proof of a current Influenza vaccination 
6. Background Check (administered in the program) 
7. Urine Drug Screen (administered in the program)

Campus Availability: Newport (Spring) and Jonesboro (Fall)

Course Availability: Spring & Fall

2021-2022 Phlebotomy degree plan

Click here to access previous Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plans

Patient Care Technician
Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 1 Semester

Campus Availability: Newport, Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall: Jonesboro, Spring: Newport

2021-2022 Patient Care Technician Degree Plan

Click here to access previous Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plans

Beyond ASUN: Additional Education and Licensures

Information Coming Soon! 

Beyond ASUN: Career Options

Below is more information on careers in Patient Care Technology. 

Questions? Email the Office of Career Services at

Beyond ASUN: Transfer Information and Articulation Agreements

Many of our graduates enter directly into the workforce. However, continuing your education is always a great option! For more information on continuing your education at ASUN, please email advising@asun.edu 

Paying for College: Financial Aid Eligibility and Tuition and Fees

Below is more information concerning financial aid eligibility. 

Academic Degree

Title IV (Pell, Loans, FWS, and other federal grants)

ASUN Institutional Scholarships  

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships 

Private Scholarships 

Technical Certificate

Eligible 

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

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If you have questions, please email financialaid@asun.edu . 

Click here to view ASUN's current tuition and fees

Below is an estimate of the total cost of earning a Technical Certificate in Patient Care Technology.

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