Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

About

This program trains students to provide direct care to patient under direction of nursing staff. Certified Nursing Assistants perform duties that include feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and/or moving patients. Employment opportunities for nursing care attendants, nursing aides, or nursing attendants include assisted living, home health, long-term health care facilities, hospitals, and hospice.

The program will consist of 80 hours of classroom training and 40 hours of clinical training for a total of 120 clock hours. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be eligible to apply for the State exam to obtain licensure.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 120
Class Type
Credentials Certificate
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $423.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $143.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Certified Nursing Assistant120Certificate

Job Duties

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 31,680

Current job openings per year: 1,320

Salary Range

$20,000
to
$24,500

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Robin Reed
423-663-4900
Jade Kidd
423-286-3881

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