Katie (Mary) Fazio
Manager, Health Care Continuing Education
Location: U-2002N
Phone: 815-280-2463
Email: mfazio@jjc.edu

Chris Chierigatti
Clerk, Health Care Continuing Education
Location: U-2002J
Phone: (815) 280-2336
E-mail: cchierig@jjc.edu

Allied Health (a division of the Department of Health and Public Services)

Nursing assistant students in class


Certified Nurse Assistant

The JJC Certified Nurse Assistant Program prepares students to administer patient care as a member of a nursing team in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, and other extended care facilities. A nurse assistant will help with the routine care and treatment of persons who are sick, disabled, or infirm. For class schedules, expense list, and other related information, click on the semester of interest below.

All students interested in registering for NA 101 (Certified Nurse Assistant) must EITHER view the online orientation and quiz (see PDF below) OR attend an in-person session prior to registering. Sessions will be held on the Main Campus, Building U (Health Professions Center), 1st floor auditorium. No registration is necessary. Sessions will last approximately 45 minutes. 

NA 101 Orientation (pdf) 

In-person orientation sessions:

Tuesday, October 17th @ 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 16th @ 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 5th @ 12:00 p.m.  

*Once you have completed the orientation, please allow 1-2 business days before attempting to register. You will not receive any type of e-mail notification or approval. 

*Students must obtain their fingerprinting before the first day of class. Please see information below. 

 Spring 2018 Fingerprinting Instructions (pdf)

Learn more about the Certified Nursing Assistant Training program


Phlebotomy Technician

Students will attain all the necessary skills for entry-level placement as a phlebotomist through lecture, demonstration, and clinical experience. Proficiency will be demonstrated in all routine blood-drawing techniques, patient approach, patient identification, and professionalism. *There is a closed registration system for these classes; click on the semester of interest (PDF) below for more information.

Learn more about the Phlebotomy Technician program


CPR Instruction


Electrocardiography Technician

This training program is designed to prepare a student in non-invasive electrocardiography procedures, identifying rhythms, and performing 12-lead electrocardiograms. *There is a closed registration system for these classes; click on the semester of interest (PDF) below for more information.

Learn more about the Electrocardiography Technician program


Radiologic Technology

Contact Sandy Barrera at (815) 280-2247 or email sbarrera@jjc.edu  for more information.