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WIA Approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Do you have a passion for helping people? With a fast-paced 12-week training program, you can provide patient care as a Certified Nursing Assistant in nursing homes, long term care facilities, or hospice centers. Begin your new, exciting nursing career in only three months!

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) (Click to see when this course is offered)

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