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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: 08/24/18

End date: 08/24/18

Tuition $129.00

Location : Main Campus - Buchanan Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Buchanan Hall.

Room :  106



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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: 10/26/18

End date: 10/26/18

Tuition $129.00

Location : Main Campus - Buchanan Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Buchanan Hall.

Room :  106



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 07/25/18

End date: 07/25/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 07/26/18

End date: 07/26/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 08/15/18

End date: 08/15/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 08/16/18

End date: 08/16/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 09/05/18

End date: 09/05/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 09/06/18

End date: 09/06/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 09/19/18

End date: 09/19/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 09/20/18

End date: 09/20/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 10/03/18

End date: 10/03/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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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. You MUST bring your ORIGINAL Social Security card and a photo ID to testing or you will not be allowed to test. If you forget the required identification, you are late, or you miss or are dismissed from your scheduled session for any reason, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled testing session. It is recommended you register for the written and skills exams for the same date and time. On test days you must show up by 4:45 p.m. if you are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. testing on Wednesday nights and by 7:45 a.m. if you are scheduled for 8:00 a.m. testing on Thursday mornings.  

Start date: 10/04/18

End date: 10/04/18

Tuition $95.00

Location : Main Campus - Grundy Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Grundy Hall.

Room :  Vending Area, Lower Level



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