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Riverside to host nurse aide training sessions

Riverside will host nurse aide training sessions. (File photo)
Riverside Health System will offer certified nurse-aide training in June. (HNNDaily file photo)

NEWPORT NEWS — Beginning this summer, Riverside Health System is hosting certified nurse-aide training sessions.

The six-week course, beginning on June 4, will teach students how to provide basic care and to assist people with day-to-day activities.

Classes will be Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Riverside College of Health Careers training campuses in Gloucester and Newport News. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. 

Students will work under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.

Applications are due by April 27, according to a news release from Riverside Health System. Application forms and tuition information are on Riverside’s website.

Sign-on bonuses are available for qualified students and graduates, and they may be eligible for up to $2,000 in incentive and retention awards, according to the release.

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