​Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Program Description


This course will provide 90 hours of training required by the State of Arkansas for state Certification of Nursing Assistants and an additional 46 hours of training to meet the needs of the community. Students will be prepared to work in long-term care, as well as acute care. They are trained in basic nursing assistant procedures including infection prevention and control, resident/patient rights, transferring and positioning techniques and ADL’s. The training has been approved by the Arkansas Department of Human Services Offices of Long-Term Care Facility Nursing Assistant program.


Mission


The Allied Health Program of Northwest Technical Institute, in partnership with the NWA community, is committed to providing education to serve the needs of students wishing to enter a recognized health care profession and to provide quality health care for the community.


Application Procedure


  • CNA Application ($10.00 application fee)
  • Applicant must be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide Accuplacer sentence skills test score
  • Immunization records (2 MMR vaccines)
  • CPR (for Health Care Providers) - optional
  • TB Skin test
  • 1 Reference (personal or work reference)

CNA Class


Starts October 2, 2017
Ends November 9, 2017
Monday-Thursday
12:00am - 4:30pm

Deadline to register is Sept 27, 2017!

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