ABOUT THE INSTITUTE CNA CNA CNA
The Institute of Allied Healthcare was founded on October 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. Our main objective is to provide career-focused education in allied health fields. The Nurse Aid Program was approved by The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) on November 2015, and the Texas work Force Commission (TWC) on February 2016. The Medical Assistant Program was approved by TWC on October 2016. The Institute of Allied Healthcare is located in the heart of the medical center, across from The University of Texas Health Science Center.
The Nurse Aide Training program educates students in basic anatomy and physiology, restorative services, residents/patient rights, cognitive impairment, mental health and social service needs. Students will learn how to employ infection control practices and provide personal care skills according to individual patient needs. They will also learn how to recognize abnormal changes in body functioning and the importance of reporting such changes.
Our goal for our Nurse Aide graduates to meet the licensure requirements established by the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). Upon completion of the program, Nurse Aides will provide basic nursing care to a diverse population with emphasis on the elderly and those who are dependent on personal care.
Nurse Aide Program
The Nurse Aide program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic care to patients and residents in hospitals and long term care facilities. Graduates of this program will be able to communicate and interact effectively with patients, assist patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence, while observing patient rights. They will learn how to perform basic first aid, CPR, take vital signs, apply the elements of basic nutrition in meal planning, and follow infection control measures. Additionally, they will be able to apply proper body mechanics in bed making, lifting, and turning patients. Graduates of this program may find entry-level employment as a nurse aide with hospitals and nursing homes.
STUDENTS COMPLAINT POLICY
This School has a Certificate of Approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
The TWC-assigned school numer is: S4931.
The School's programs are approved by TWC, as well as the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS).
Students must address their concerns about this school or any of its educational programs by following the grievance process outlined in the school's catalog. School are responsible for ensuring and documenting that all students have received a copy of the school's grievance procedures and for describing these procedures in the school's published catalog. If, as a student, you were not provided with this information, please inform school management.
Student dissatisfied with this school's response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable.
Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC's Career Schools and Colleges Website at
POLICIES/PROCEDURES TO RESOLVE STUDENT GRIEVANCES/COMPLAINTS
The Institute of Allied Healthcare would like students to bring all grievances to the Institute attention, so the Institute and the student may resolve the grievance through discussions. The Institute will investigate all grievances promptly. A grievance may include rules, procedures, and unfair treatment, such as intimidation by an instructor or the Institutes staff. First the student should bring the grievance to the instructor or other staff. The student should next bring the grievance to Program Director. If the grievance cannot be resolved with the Program Director, then proceed to the School Director. If the grievance cannot be resolved between The Institute of Allied Healthcare and the student, the student may contact:
Texas Workforce Commission
Career Schools and Colleges, Room 226T
101 East 15th Street
Austin, Texas 78778-0001
Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone (770) 396-3898 or call toll free (800) 917-2081