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Free CNA Conference returning to RLC Oct. 14

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) have the chance to earn some free continuing education credits this fall during the fourth CNA Conference at Rend Lake College. Attendees will earn 0.5 college credit for attending the conference, set for 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in the RLC Theatre.

This year, the conference will feature a number of keynote speakers and breakout sessions. RLC’s Margo Wagner, Director of Community and Corporate Education, will kick off the conference with a presentation on work ethics. Sally Waters, RN, BSN, CHPN, will also present about palliative care in the morning.

After lunch, there are three breakout sessions planned to cover intake and outtake, the Hoyer Lift, and peri care. The conference will conclude with one attendee named the 2016 Outstanding CNA Award from a list of nominees from area, long-term care facilities.

In addition to the classes, the conference will also include giveaways and lunch sponsored by RLC, the Certified Nursing Assistant Educator Association, and the Illinois Nurse Assistant/Aide Training Competency Evaluation Program of Southern Illinois University. Each participant of the conference will receive a certificate of completion. The conference is free and open to anyone interested.

To register or for more information, contact RLC’s Community and Corporate Education Division at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1714 or[email protected] . Registration must be done by Friday, Sept. 30.