The Certified Nursing Assistant Training course will prepare you to successfully challenge the Florida Nurse Aide Exam and directly enter the field as a Certified Nursing Assistant. The program includes a well-blended mix of classroom, audio-visual presentation and hands-on experience in the classroom and skills lab.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) provide intimate, hands-on healthcare to patients in medical settings, helping with bathing, dressing and the basic activities of life.
We realize work, life and family obligations can sometimes prevent you from attending educational opportunities. With that in mind, we have tailored the program to fit the busy schedules required by family life and work.
The Certified Nursing Assistant program offers students both theoretical and practical training through hands-on experience. Instruction is provided by experienced, nurses who are current practitioners in the field of Medicine.
This program prepares you to pass the Florida Nurse Aide Exam while equipping with the skills necessary to become an entry-level nursing assistant.
- CPR, First Aid, and AED usage
- Infection control
- Taking vital signs
- Range of motion exercises
- Becoming a valuable and adaptable employee
- Communication, teamwork and diversity skills for the workplace
- The art of caregiving
- Promoting safety
- Special care instructions
Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-10:00 pm for four (4) weeks. In addition to 32 hours in the classroom and skills lab, there is homework study time. Students may be eligible to shadow current CNAs in a facility setting which serves as working experience and a reference for future employment.
Tuition includes all live instruction, labs, scrub set and all materials to include an short externship experience.