Sheryl L. Gray, RN, MSN Professor/Assistant Chair
This program prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for the expanding role of the nursing assistant. On completion, the graduate will be prepared for employment in Skilled, Long-term, and Assisted Living facilites, Acute Care, Home Health and Hospice setting, under the supervision of the RN/LPN. Clinical experience is provided at local long-term care agencies, hospital and home health/hospice facilities.
PCA course: Aprrox 12 weeks
Evenings on the Daytona Campus
Mon & Fri (lecture) and Thurs (lab) 5:30P – 9:50P
Tues & Wed (clinical) 4:00P – 10:50P
Admissions is the first step, on any Daytona State Campus. Once you have completed the necessary form, you may proceed to Assessment Center for testing (you must have a photo ID). After you have seen a counselor ensuring you have met the requirements (see below), please print the CNA packet which is available through this site. The information will tell you what you must have completed by the first day of class. Read this packet carefully and completely and follow all directions, including a Level II background check and drug screening. If any of the categories regarding criminal offenses are cause for concern, please call or email: email@example.com or call: CNA Registry 1-850-245-4567. You must print the CNA Lab Kit Order Form. This is the only way you are to obtain your CNA Lab Kit. You Must have this kit the first week of class. Please take note of the order end date or you will pay late fees. Read this form carefully and follow directions.
TABE test scores: 9th grade Math (567/566), 10th grade Reading (582/583)and Language (572). If you have had college Algebra and English, you must bring your unofficial transcript to the Counseling Department on your local campus. If you have passed the CPT, SAT, or ACT you are exempted from this test. If your scores are low on the TABE, the counselor will have you enroll at Academic Support Center. There you will receive assistance in passing the TABE. Once you are successful, your counselor will have you register for the next CNA course.
Mandatory Orientation required: Summer 2013 - Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Daytona Campus, building 320, room 328
Mandatory Orientation required: Fall 2013 - Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Daytona Campus, building 320, room 328
Mrs. Mary Eleanor Butcher, RN, ADN, BS - Lead Instructor for Days
Mrs. Butcher received her BS degree from Vanderbilt University with a certification to teach high school American History, Social Studies, and Science. Her main teaching course was Science. Mrs. Butcher received her ADN from Fl. Hospital College of Health Sciences. As a nurse her experieces are on the orthopedic units. Mrs. Butcher has been with Daytona State since 1970.
Mary Halligan, RN, MA - Lead Instructor for Evenings
Mrs. Halligan graduated in 1971 from Maria College in Albany, NY with her A.A.S. In 1992, Mrs. Halligan graduated from UCF with a BS in Vocational/Technical Education and in 2003 a Master's of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Halligan has worked ICU and Medical/Surgical units with a position as Assistant Head Nurse on Medical/Surgical unit. Since 1974, Mrs. Halligan has been working for a local ENT surgeon. Mrs. Halligan has been with Daytona State College since 1993.