10 Students complete Levy Center CNA Course

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By The Staff

The College of Central Florida recognized 10 students who completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program at the Levy Center on Monday, Aug. 30.

Receiving Certificates of Completion were Tonya Akins, Tracy Allen, Whitley Butler, Stanley Demere, Rosemarie Farrow, Linda Godbolt, Crystal Hamm, Christine Maddin, Jacque Phillips and Pavielle Wiggins.

The CNA program prepares students to work in the health care field as a nursing assistant and to take and pass the Florida Certified Nursing Assistant exam. The program consists of 80 hours of classroom and lab training as well as 40 hours of clinical experience in a local health care facility. The students attended Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton for their clinical experience.

All classes, except clinical training, are held at the CF Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd. in Chiefland. A high school diploma or GED is not required.

In addition to the CNA course, the Levy Center offers a variety of other courses including college credit, adult education, noncredit continuing education and adult high school. For additional information, visit the Levy Center, call 352-493-9533, or go to www.cf.edu/departments/levy.