Press release from Tompkins Cortland Community College.
Dryden, NY – Anyone looking to start or advance a career in health care by becoming a certified nurse assistant should attend an upcoming briefing about the new program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The information session will take place approximately and begin at 9am on December 4th. Registration for the free course is required bit.ly/CNAinfo12-4 or by email [email protected]. Participants must attend the information session before signing up for the next round of classes, which runs from January 4 to 22, 2022.
Through a partnership with Cortland County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO), grant funding is available to cover full tuition and related expenses for Cortland County residents who meet the income guidelines. For information on the scholarship and eligibility, contact the CAPCO Adult Education Coordinator, Joyce Allen [email protected] or 607-753-6781.
The college established the CNA program last year in response to local and regional needs. The three-week intensive program prepares students for a career in the healthcare field, complete with classroom and laboratory training, as well as clinical experiences at Cayuga Medical Center or Guthrie Cortland Regional Medical Center. Classes begin January 4 and are led by faculty from the college’s prestigious nursing program.