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Certified Nursing Assistants are entry level providers of direct patient care in today's health care environment, including long-term care, hospitals, home health agencies, rehabilitation and hospice. Routine care is administered by the nursing assistant under the direct supervision of a nurse. Nurse assistant training is completed in one semester of classroom instruction with a clinical component. The Certified Nursing Assistant Training program meets the guidelines set by federal and state government. Upon successful completion of the program students are eligible to take the certification competency exam in Illinois to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). This exam is managed and approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). This certificate requires a total of 6 credits.

For more information about Nursing Assistant, please visit the program page.

NURSA 1105Nurse Assistant Training6
Total Credits6