Arkansas State University - Newport

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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. A reading score of 70 on the Compass Exam or a reading score of 60 on the Accuplacer Exam
2. Official transcripts from High School or GED Program 

3. Proof of two (2) MMR immunizations 
4. Proof of a current Tetanus immunization 
5. Proof of a current TB skin test 
6. Proof of a current Influenza vaccination 
7. Background Check (administered in the program) 
8. Urine Drug Screen (administered in the program) 

Length of Program: 7-8 weeks

Campus Availability: Newport, Jonesboro, Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall, Spring & Summer

2019-2020 CNA degree plan

2018-2019 CNA degree plan

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. A reading score of 70 on the Compass Exam or a reading score of 60 on the Accuplacer Exam
2. Official transcripts from High School or GED Program 

3. Proof of two (2) MMR immunizations 
4. Proof of a current Tetanus immunization 
5. Proof of a current TB skin test 
6. Proof of a current Influenza vaccination 
7. Background Check (administered in the program) 
8. Urine Drug Screen (administered in the program)

Campus Availability: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Every 8 Weeks

2019-2020 Phlebotomy degree plan

2018-2019 Phlebotomy degree plan

Patient Care Technician
Certificate of Proficiency