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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

2020-2021 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: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Every 8 Weeks

2020-2021 Phlebotomy degree plan

Click here to access previous Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plans

Patient Care Technician
Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 1 Semester

Patient Care Technician​ Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Newport, Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall—Jonesboro campus, Spring—Newport campus

Complete the ASU-Newport  application here

2020-2021 Patient Care Technician Degree Plan

Click here to access previous Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plans