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What We Do

Skills Enrichment Classes

"(You) won’t regret the time invested in these courses. My instructor and classmates have been very supportive though it all. Sharing our experiences shows us that we aren’t alone, and we give each other tips we may not have gotten from our own coworkers."
--Jeanette Gadison, CNA, The Gardens of Wyoming

Bring Your Skills Everywhere

Graduates of our Skills Enrichment programs often cite gaining a richer perspective on more than how to perform their job duties; it carries over to their everyday lives. Our curriculum encompasses the whole person, and encourages self care and reflection as much as enriching the skills they bring to their jobs. The overall goal is to improve efficiency, quality of care, and the well-being of the caregiver. 

Program Highlights

Participants in both the CNA and LPN Skills Enrichment Program will receive continuing education credits along with FOUR marketable certifications:

  • CPR
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Dementia Capable Care

CNA Skills Enrichment Topics Covered:

  • Advanced Gerontology
  • Stress Reduction
  • Infection Control
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Mental Health Review
  • Resident Simulation
  • Observation/Assessment
  • Death and Dying
  • Customer Service
  • Preceptor Program

LPN Skills Enrichment Topics Covered:

  • Legalities and Ethics
  • Stress Reduction
  • Observation/Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Sensory loss/Patient Perspective
  • Infection Control
  • Wound/Skin Care
  • General Medication Review
  • Death and Dying
  • Customer Service
  • Preceptor Program

Now Enrolling Fall 2022 Classes!

Get paid while you learn and improve care quality! To enroll: Contact your Program Specialist, or scroll down and fill out the form.

Virtual Class Details
  • Virtual Classes begin Tuesday, October 4 and run for 18 weeks.
  • Students will log onto Zoom each week for interactive instruction with our Nurse Educator until graduation on January 31, 2023.
  • Students may request the use of a Chromebook and/or hotspot if needed.
Live Class Details
  • Classes begin Wednesday, November 2 and run for 18 weeks.
  • Classes meet each week in our Harrisburg classroom.
  • Transportation arrangements may be made for those who need it. 

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Our Impact This Year

  • Employer Partners

    96

  • Certifications Earned

    818

  • Students Enrolled

    1,423

  • SEIU Tuition Assistance

    $361,467

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