Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant


A Certified Nursing Assistant 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
  • Demontrate 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 Activiites.
  • Complete 16 hours of hands-on clinical training in a Nursing Facility

Additional Information

Application Fee

Graduation Fee

Tuition & Fees

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Program Start Dates
2019 - May 9, August 26  
2020 - January 6, May 11, August 24

Classroom Availability
Mon. & Wed. 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Main Campus Medical Bldg.

Celia Beard

Celia Beard

Celia has worked in the medical field for over 20 years. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with experience in Home Health and as a Medication Technician. She is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA). Celia is currently working on her Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification through the AAPC, and is working towards her nursing degree.

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

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