Nurses Aide (CNA)

MULTI-DAY CLASS / Textbook fee $75

The Nurse Aide Program (CNA) is a Virginia Board of Nursing approved program. This program exceeds the required 80 hours of lecture/skills and 40 hours of clinical experience. Through lecture, video, role-playing, and hands-on skills laboratory and clinical practice, you learn procedural skills such as bathing, dressing, positioning, and vital signs. You also learn key communication techniques to provide compassionate care for the elderly and others in need of personal care. Our classroom/skills lab is equipped with hospital beds and all necessary medical equipment to practice skills.

The cost includes all Classroom materials and supplies ($100) and CPR/AED/First Aid 2yr certification ($70), 2-sets of scrubs ($35) and Examination Fee ($94). Cost does NOT include Textbook ($75)

Certificate will be provided within 14 Business Days (count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) ONLY upon successful completion of the course. Student will be eligible to apply to the Virginia Board of Nursing approved NNAAP.

*State Exam is usually held at our training center when NACES EXAM scheduling permits.
Additional Requirements prior to program start date:
1) Current PPD (TB) Test or Chest X-Ray (usually $25 to $45)
2) Current Criminal Background Check from the Virginia State Police ($15 or higher)
3) Black shoes & Black Socks
** Must be vinyl or leather (leak-proof) & be closed top, toe & back
** No canvas or slip-ons, mules, clogs, lace-ups, etc...

Pre-requisites: Reading Comprehension of the English language as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing
Class Duration: DAYS - 20-Days (usually 4-Weeks)
NIGHTS – 25-days (usually 5-weeks)
WEEKENDS – 12 X 10-Hour Days (3wks, skip 1 weekend, 3wks)
Employment Opportunities: Long-Term Care, Assisted Living, Hospital, Home Health, Personal Care, Hospice, Adult Day Care, Private Duty