Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) WIA Approved

Course Description: This program prepares students to work in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and private duty. The 14-week program consists of 40 hours of classroom instruction, combined with 36 hours of lab, 36 hours of practical hands-on training in a clinical setting, and 8 hours of exam review. Housatonic Community College's program prepares the students for the State of Connecticut’s Certification to practice as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). The students will learn to deliver all aspects of personal care to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN).

Students must be able to pass a background check including criminal records, and be capable of meeting physical exam and related requirements to successfully complete the program.



 Student Health Requirement Form - Must Be Completed Before Clinical

This course is not currently scheduled. To find out When this course will be offered again please contact the Continuing Education Center at (203) 332-5057 or email at HC-ContinuingEd@hcc.commnet.edu.