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Nurse Aide (CNA)

Nurse Aide (CNA)

The Nurse Aide Program is an intensive 128 hour course. This program prepares the participant with the skills needed to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Competency Examination (NNAAP) for placement on the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry and begin a successful career as a Nurse Aide in a long term care facility, hospital or other healthcare setting. Participants must be Pennsylvania residents, at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED to enroll.  If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please contact your State Licensing Board about reciprocity.

Free Information Sessions

Join us for a free fact finding information session to learn about the career, training program and how to get started. Attendance is strongly encouraged if you're considering taking the CNA class so you understand the program requirements and any updates.  Click on the date below to enroll.

Program Information


Upcoming Classes

  • June 8 - July 1, 2020 - Fowler Center, $1225
    Requirements due: May 27, 9:30am-12:30pm
    Orientation date: June 1, 10am-12pm
    Class dates: Mon. - Fri., June 8-19, 8am-4:30pm
    Clinical dates: Mon. - Fri., June 22-July 1, 7am-4pm (no class June 26)
    Exam registration date: July 2, 10am-12pm

  • Aug. 24 - Sept. 16, Monroe Campus, $1225
    Requirements due: Aug. 12, 9:30am-12:30pm
    Orientation date: Aug. 17, 10am-12pm
    Class dates: Mon. - Fri., Aug. 24 - Sept. 4, 8am-4:30pm
    Clinical dates: Mon. - Fri., Sept. 8-16, 7am-4pm (no class Sept. 7)
    Exam registration date: Sept. 17, 10am-12pm
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