Prepare yourself for employment opportunities in extended care facilities, hospitals, home-care and hospice situations as a nursing assistant.
CNA training in Idaho must deliver 88 hours of classroom and learning laboratory training and 32 hours of clinical training. This course delivers the didactic component via the Internet, reducing face-to-face meeting time by almost half. Students should have moderate to advanced computer skills and possess some ability to self-direct.
This course meets the following requirements for Idaho registration of nursing assistants: (1) 88 hours of classroom instruction (including discussion, videos, hands-on lab experiences), (2) 32 hours of actual clinical experience in community health care facilities, (3) guidance preparing for manual skills testing and written exam as required by the State of Idaho for placement on the state registry.
Additional costs include: Textbooks, Healthcare Provider CPR training, certification testing fees, clinical attire, clinical tools and immunizations. Clinical hours may be outside normal class hours, but student will be provided clinical dates at least one month in advance. Each class is limited to 20 seats.
In alignment with state requirements, students are required to attend 100% of the course in order to successfully complete the program. Face-to-face dates will be distributed first day of class.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho Board of Nursing, Idaho Division of Professional Technical Education
A computer and hard drive with adequate memory, high-speed Internet access, Adobe Flash Player, basic Microsoft package (Word), Adobe Acrobat Reader.