MT. VERNON, Ill. (March 11, 2014) – A new course is available at Rend Lake College for registered nurses (RN) who want to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Instructor. The “Train the Trainer” Course will be offered this spring through the Community and Corporate Education Department.
The course will provide RNs with the knowledge and skills to become a CNA Instructor in Illinois by preparing them to develop and effectively teach basic CNA programs. The first two aspects of the course, Train the Trainer and Alzheimer’s Disease, will be offered online by way of readings, discussion postings, and assignments. The final portion, Approved Evaluator Skills Workshop, will meet face-to-face one day on campus for practice and demonstrations.
The online portions will begin Monday, March 31 and last through Friday, May 2. The Skills Workshop will meet from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 at the RLC MarketPlace, Room 236 in Mt. Vernon.