CMC To Pin 10 Certified Nursing Assistants

    October 21, 2008


    JOSHUA TREE, Ca – Copper Mountain College will proudly pin 10 Certified Nursing Assistants during a ceremony on November 10th at 2:30 p.m. in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on campus.

    Copper Mountain College offers the Nursing Assistant course each semester.  The course prepares men and women to assist with the routine care and treatment of patients in long-term care facilities and hospitals.  Certified Nursing Assistants work under the direction of the nursing and medical staff. Activities of the Certified Nursing Assistant include providing personal care, maintaining safety and assisting with activities of daily living.

    The course of study includes 72 hours of classroom instruction and a minimum of 100 hours of clinical practice in long-term care facilities.  The students who have successfully completed the program are eligible to take the State approved exams that lead to certification as a Nursing Assistant.


    This event is open to the public and the community is encouraged to attend. Anyone interested in enrolling in the program for the spring semester should contact the Health Sciences Department at Copper Mountain College at 760.366.3791 ext 5801. For general information about Copper Mountain College visit or call 760.366.3791.