Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The Certified Nursing Assistant program covers Professionalism and Customer Service for Healthcare Providers, Behavioral Health, Nursing Fundamentals, and Skills Application. The program consists of classroom/lab instruction and supervised/preceptor clinical activities. Graduates may find employment in long-term care facilities, hospitals, psychiatry departments, and clinics where basic bedside nursing assistant/aide skills are required. The classroom/lab training will be 135 training hours; whereas, the clinical training will be 104 training hours.
Additional program admission requirements: TABE Test score greater than that of eighth grade level in reading; complete entire LDCC Workforce CNA packet (LSP Right to Review Background Check, relevant money orders, fingerprint cards, TB Skin test documentation, Immunization Record, copy of Social Security Card, copy of official ID or Driver’s License) for admission. Program applicants must be able to pass a drug test and pass a background check. Graduates must pass a written CNA Certification Test, which is $125.00 per student. Graduates must also pass a skills test administered by a Prometric representative.