Certified Nursing Assistant

Class Description

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This 90-hour course provides the required training by the State of Arkansas for State certification of nursing assistants. Students are prepared to work in long term care, and are trained in basic nursing assistant procedures including infection prevention and control, residents’ rights, transferring and positioning techniques, and obtaining vital signs.

It is based on the Arkansas Long Term Care Facility Nursing Assistant Training Curriculum and has been approved by the Arkansas Office of Long Term Care. Students are eligible to begin work after the first few days of class, but may only perform skills they have been checked off on. Graduates who do not have a disqualifying criminal background are eligible to take the State certification exams. Students may register at the beginning of the class (there is no pre-registration).

CNA Sponsorship Program:  CNA Sponsorship Program: Most nursing homes are willing to pay for the tuition of students that they hire – for complete information please view the class bulletin below for the location nearest you.

For complete information click on the program bulletin below for the location nearest you:

Certified Nursing Assistant Program Bulletin – Springdale

Certified Nursing Assistant Program Bulletin – Hot Springs

Certified Nursing Assistant Program Bulletin – Fort Smith