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A certified nursing assistant (CNA) helps patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Take the Nurse Aide I course to achieve a basic level of knowledge and to demonstrate the skills needed to provide safe, effective resident/client care. Learn more about the Nurse Aide I course and how to register.

Competency exams and refresher courses are listed below.

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This course will help facilitate your re-entry into the long-term care workforce. This is not the complete Nurse Aide course. You will review content and skills to prepare you for the state competency test.  

Start date: 10/07/16

End date: 10/07/16

Tuition: $129.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 09/07/16

End date: 09/07/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 09/21/16

End date: 09/21/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 09/22/16

End date: 09/22/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 10/05/16

End date: 10/05/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 10/06/16

End date: 10/06/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 10/19/16

End date: 10/19/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 10/20/16

End date: 10/20/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 11/02/16

End date: 11/02/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 11/03/16

End date: 11/03/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 11/16/16

End date: 11/16/16

Tuition: $85.00



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To fulfill the training requirements of OBRA for nurse aides working in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities, completion of a minimum 75-hour course and a written and skills competency examination is required. The written exam is a computerized test unless arrangements are made at least two weeks prior to testing. Bring Social Security card and a picture ID to testing. Refunds only with two business days notice.

Start date: 11/17/16

End date: 11/17/16

Tuition: $85.00



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