C.N.A Certified Nursing Assistant

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C.N.A Class Information

A Certified Nurse Aide or C.N.A is able are able to work in a variety of health care settings such as Nursing Homes, Assisted Livings, Hospitals, ambulatory clinics, doctor’s offices, home care, intermediate care facilities or child care. Our training is designed to meet Federal and Nebraska State Regulations for nursing assistants working in a licensed nursing facility.

Who should consider a C.N.A Class

  • Students who want to pursue a degree in med school, pharmacy, nursing and others.
  • *Most Nursing Schools require you to have your C.N.A prior to applying for school
  • If you want to work as a C.N.A in a health care setting.
  • If you are a Medication Aide. Most employers prefer or require you to be a C.N.A also.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
  • Be aware of eligibility requirements for placement on the state Nurse Aide Registry.
  • Be in good physical health and able to lift 25 pounds

Hours and Curriculum

  • 76-hour course which includes one hour of abuse and neglect training
    The class is typically completed within 2 weeks
  • Many different learning opportunities provided with some classes including clinicals
  • CNA Curriculum


  • $425 tuition if paid in full
  • Payment plans available
  • $40 Textbook
  • $20 Workbook (optional)


State Written Exam and Skills Exams conducted at C.N.A Academy by a State Approved Testing Provider. Fee’s for testing to be paid by student to the provider (typically $60).