Certified Nurse Assistant

CNA Course Description


The course is designed to introduce the student to the health care field of nursing assistant.  It will provide students with classroom, practical (laboratory) and clinical experience to develop the basic competencies required for certification as a nursing assistant.  It will also provide the student with knowledge and skills that are prerequisite to job entry and that comply with both New York State Statutes and the federal law.  Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be eligible to apply for the New York State Certification Examination that is required for employment as a nursing assistant.

The certified Nursing assistant course strives to prepare individuals with skills necessary for safe and competent practice and the skills necessary for certification as specified by the New York Department of Education and required for employment as a nursing assistant. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Define the role of a nursing assistant.
  2. Describe the responsibilities of a nursing assistant.
  3. Perform specified skills required to function as a member of the healthcare team.
  4. Demonstrate safe, competent care within the practice guidelines of a nursing assistant.
  5. Provide care in accordance with the rights of every patient.

Certificate – to earn a CNA Certificate of Completion you must successfully complete the following:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant Course
  • CNA externship
  • Pass Prometric, New York State Exam

Day: $850.00

Evening: $950.00

Weekend: $950.00

Deposit: $100.00