Certified Nurse Aide - CNA
This Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training program is in compliance with and approved by the Indiana State Department of Health and exceeds the minimum number of training hours required by the state. Course content includes an introduction to the role of nurse aide, residents’ rights, infection control, medical concerns and emergency procedures, safety and first aid, an overview of the aging process, verbal and non-verbal communication, basic nursing skills and personal care procedures, and basic restorative services. Successful completion of both classroom and clinical portions leads to registration for the Certified Nurse Aide competency evaluation.
The entire program is administered at an off-campus location in Northwest Indiana, and day or evening classes are available. Each day class is scheduled for four weeks and meets Monday through Friday. The day class schedule is as follows: 8:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Day 1); 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Days 2-10); 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (2nd two weeks). Evening classes meet from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for the first two (2) weeks and 4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. for the remaining three (3) weeks.
Participants in this Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) class must meet the following requirements: be at least sixteen (16) years old, be certified by a physician to be free of communicable disease, be able to perform CNA duties without any physical restrictions, obtain and pass a criminal history background check, have a valid social security number, and attend ALL scheduled training dates. Please note that registration must be completed and paid at least five (5) business days prior to the course start date.
$699.00 (Day class) or $749.00 (Evening class)
*Additional costs (not included in the tuition): $75 for the certified nurse aide competency evaluation, 2-step TB test, physical exam, wrist watch with second hand, gait belt and blue scrub uniform).
DAY CLASSES - Theory: 8:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. (day 1) and 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (days 2-10) and Clinical: 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (remaining two (2) weeks)
EVENING CLASSES - Theory: 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (first two (2) weeks) and Clinical: 4:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (remaining three (3) weeks)