Certified Nursing Assistants

AM STEM Academy of Healthcare Sciences: CNA


A Certified Nursing Assistang is a vital part of the nursing team. The CNA supports the patient in their activities of daily living in many different facilities.  Their responsibilities include: patient hygiene, vital signs, documentation, patient transportation, and providing comfort. 

Students will gain the knowledge of the following

  • Understand the Basic Nursing Skills including:  Personal Care, Mental Health and Social Service, Care of Cognitively Impaired Residents, Basic Restorative Services and Residents Rights
  • Demonstrate understanding of CNA duties in:  Patient and Care Giver Safety, Infection Control, Vital Signs, Lifts, Positions and Transfers, Bed Making, Patient Hygiene, Basic Nutrition, Elimination, Specimen Collection, Circulation, Range of Motion and Assisting Patients with Daily Living Activities.
  • Complete 16 hours of hands-on clinical training in a Nursing Facility

Additional Information

Application Fee

Graduation Fee

Tuition & Fees

Program Start Dates
August 14, 2017 and January 8, 2018

Classroom Availability
Mon. - Fri. 7:00 - 9:00 am

Program Length
110 Hours

Main Campus Medical Bldg.




Office Hours:  
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

  • Submit
    College Application Form with $40 application fee to Student Services.
  • Enroll
    with Academic Advisor or Program Facilitator
  • Register
    Successful candidates register for class
  • Show Up
    Learn everything you need!
  • Succeed!