CNA course offered in Jefferson Davis County

July 17, 2017 - 9:40am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a certified nursing assistant course at the Jefferson Davis County Career and Technical Center during the fall semester.
  The class will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Aug. 15 and ending Nov. 2.
  Only 12 students will be accepted. Students must be 18 before Aug. 15 and provide their own maroon uniforms.
  Cost for the course is $275 and includes a workbook and fee for the state licensing examination.
  Applications for the course can be obtained by calling Cheryl Frierson at 601 403-1113. Before the start of class, students must turn in the application, a clean drug screen, background check, one-step TB skin test result and payment by cash or money order. The background check must be obtained from a medical or state facility and must include fingerprinting with a clearance letter.
  Students must go to the PRCC business office in Poplarville to pay the tuition and get a receipt. The application and other documents must be submitted to Frierson on the Poplarville  campus.
  Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify through Department of Human Services SNAP Employment and Training Funds. For information about applying for assistance, contact Sonya Hunt at 601 336-0069 or shunt@prcc.edu.
  For information about openings in the class, call Sheena Barnes at 601 934-2197.