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Lone Star College-North Harris offering a Certified Nurse Aide Certificate program for fall semester

Learn how to become a Certified Healthcare Professional in just eight weeks! The Certified Nurse Aide Certificate (C.N.A.) program at LSC-North Harris is designed to meet and exceed the state requirements for Nurse Aides. If you are looking for an exciting career in healthcare, this program maybe just what you are looking for.

There is currently a high-demand for Certified Nurse Aides in the healthcare industry. The program provides students with the knowledge and essential skills needed to offer basic care to residents of long-term care facilities, as well as assisting patients in their own homes. These patients can include children with special needs and patients recovering from injuries.

The next session begins October 8, with an additional session being offered November 10. Upon program completion, students take the Texas Nurse Aide State Exam for certification.

The job outlook for a Certified Nurse Aide is expected to increase 20 percent by 2020, with an average income of $24,000 a year. Incomes may vary depending on job position.

For more information, contact Jackie Doorbar at Jacqueline.F.Doorbar@LoneStar.edu or call 281.618.5605.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion.  Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Dr. Steve Head is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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