Certified Nursing Assistant

The Academy Is Pleased To Announce That We Have Added Special Orientations For Our Future Cna Students! 

Come meet us the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 2pm to learn about and enroll in the next class. Admissions staff and our Instructors will be available to answer any questions, give a short review of their classes and help you apply for Scholarships! 

The next Orientation will be held on February 13th, we look forward to seeing you!

  • Program Includes

    1. Education Monday through Friday for 6 weeks:
      • classroom education
      • hands-on experience
      • clinical experience
    2. Initial Testing Fees
    3. Drug Screening
    4. Physical
    5. TB Testing
    6. Textbook
    7. One set of scrubs
    8. One pair non-skid, closed toe shoes
    9. Gait Belt
    10. Blood Pressure Cuff & Stethoscope
    11. American Heart Association Providers CPR Certification
    12. Application fee to the Nevada State Board of Nursing
    13. Fingerprint fees for the Nevada State Board of Nursing

CNA Training 2023 - 2024 Schedule

*Schedule Subject to change based on Registration

Classes Monday through Friday

Weeks 1 through 5   Classroom

8:30 am to 12:30 pm M/W/F

8:30 am to 1:30 pm T/Th, at The Academy 

Week 6   Clinicals

7:00 am to 3:30 pm at The Heights

Week 7 - FINALS

Times TBD Manual Skills Testing @ the Academy 

10/30/23 – 12/01/23 Class at the Academy

12/4/23 - 12/8/23 Clinical @ TBA

12/11/23 - 12/15/23 Manual Skills Testing at the Academy

1/08/2024 - 2/08/2024 Class @ SOE

2/09/2024 - 2/15/2024 Clinical @ St. Josephs

2/16/2024 - 2/21/2024 Manual Skills Testing @ SOE

3/18/2024 - 4/18/2024 Class @ SOE

4/19/2024 - 4/25/2024 Clinical @ St. Josephs

4/26/2024 - 4/30/2024 Manual Skills Testing @ SOE

5/13/2024 - 6/14/2024 Class @ SOE

6/17/2024 - 6/24/2024 Clinical @ St. Josephs

6/25/2024 - 6/27/2024 Manual Skills Testing @ SOE

7/12/2024 - 8/14/2024 Class @ SOE

8/15/2024 - 8/21/2024 Clinical @ St. Josephs

8/22/2024 - 8/26/2024 Manual Skills Testing @ SOE

9/09/2024 - 10/10/2024 Class @ SOE

10/11/2024 - 10/17/2024 Clinical @ St. Josephs

10/18/2024 - 10/22/2024 Manual Skills Testing @ SOE

11/04/2024 - 12/10/2024 Class @ SOE

12/11/2024 - 12/17/2024 Clinical @ St. Josephs

12/18/2024 - 12/20/2024 Manual Skills Testing @ SOE

The CNA tuition

$2,471.00

*Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify.

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ABOUT OUR CNA PROGRAM

Students receive instruction in human anatomy and physiology, basic nursing skills, provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), medical terminology, emergency care, infection control and safe clinical practices. Students' ethical and legal responsibilities will be integrated throughout the course. Successful completion of both course content and supervised clinical care will result in satisfaction of criteria required by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.

Training Highlights
  • Introduction to Healthcare and Nursing Assisting
  • Infection and Infection Control
  • Patient Care and Comfort Measures
  • Clinical Skills Rotation
  • Prerequisites and eligibility

      • Valid Picture ID
      • Valid Social Security Card
      • Resume
      • NO felony background
      • Able to lift 50. lbs
      • Required High School Diploma or GED/High School Equivalency

  • Free Additional Support

    Weeks 2 through 5Tutoring and open lab 8 hours a week

    Week 4- Tuesday and Thursday classes on interviewing skills and innovative job search techniques

    Week 5 – Mentoring & Job Connect is on campus                                           

    After Graduation – Pre-test preparation and Open Lab with CNA Instructor 4 hours a week.

    Job Placement Assistance after successful completion of course and passing State Board