This class prepares students to take the Virginia state nursing assistant certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA).
This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.
Area of Interest
- Nurse Aide
- At least 18 years of age on the first day of class
- Meet minimum essential functions and standards for program
- Complete a pre-healthcare information session
- Acceptable background check and drug screen prior to clinical. Proof of immunizations and physical exam may be required depending on clinical site.
Note: Other documentation may be required for funding assistance
This 142 hour, state approved, noncredit class prepares you to take the Virginia Board of Nursing exam to become a certified nurse aide (CNA) where you will work under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, or physician as an entry-level nurse aide in a variety of inpatient and outpatient care settings such as long-term care facilities, physician offices, clinics and home settings. The program includes BLS-CPR training. CNAs play a vital role in the healthcare team and are in critical shortage in our community.