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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) - Web Hybrid


This class is offered in the fall and spring. Please continue to check back for future available dates.

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Prepare yourself for employment opportunities as a nursing assistant in extended care facilities, hospitals, home health and hospice situations. This course meets the requirements for Idaho certification of nursing assistants. Clinical hours may be outside normal class hours, but students will be provided clinical dates at least one month in advance. This is a time intensive course. Please consider other commitments and use discretion before registering for the course.

Face-to-Face dates will be provided the first day of class.  Quizzes and lectures will be done online and skills will be covered during lab date.

Note: While a background check in not required for the program, it will be upon hire after successful completion.

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 clinical experience in health care facilities

3) Guidance preparing for manual skills testing and written exam as required by the State of Idaho for placement on state registry.

Additional costs include:  Textbooks, BLS Healthcare Provider CPR training, 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. In alignment with state requirements, students are required to attend 100% of the course to complete the program successfully.

Please see registration handout for more information.


Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho Board of Nursing, Idaho Division of Career Technical Education

Computer requirements:

A computer and hard drive with adequate memory, high-speed Internet access, Adobe Flash Player, basic Microsoft package (Word), Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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