Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA)
Course No: NUR-8017
Length: 132 hrs
Jump start your career in healthcare today with this Board of Nursing approved training program. If you are over 18 years of age, you can become a Certified Nursing Assistant in just six weeks. Training is conducted in both the classroom and the clinical setting. This class is a hybrid course, with online course content as well as traditional classroom content. Typically students come to class attend class twice a week for the four weeks then attend clinical rotations. However, schedules vary depending on the dates of the specific course. Please see specific course schedules below.
All participants will receive CPR certification as a component of this course. Program price includes tuition, textbook, liability insurance, registration fee, activity fee, scrubs, CPR certification, and clinical background check. Students are responsible for their medical physical exam and all Prometric (Florida Board of Nursing) fees. This course is approved by the VA. You will need to schedule a medical physical exam with your healthcare provider. Participants are require to complete 40 clinical hours. Clinical rotation are required for this class. Please bring these completed forms with you to the mandatory orientation which will be held the day prior to the 1st day of class.
Please Note: This course includes a mandatory of 40 clinical hours. Clinicals are typically held all-day at a hospital and/or long-term nursing facility. Access to transportation and a flexible schedule is needed.
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to take the state examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The Examination is NOT included in the program.
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Participants will be eligible to take the Florida Board of Nursing Aide examination and become a certified Nursing Assistant.
After the class is completed the student pays a separate fee for the state exam and the second level background check that accompanies the exam. (These fee are not included in the tuition for this class.)
Florida Board of Nursing Requirements:
Applicants to become a Certified Nurse Assistant by Examination with the Florida Board of Nursing must meet the following requirements to proceed with the application process.
The requirements are as follows and can be found in Section 464.203, F.S.:
1. Has a high school diploma, or its equivalent; or 2. Is at least 18 years of age. 3. Has completed the curriculum developed under the Enterprise Florida Jobs and Education Partnership Grant and achieved a minimum score, established by rule of the board, on the nursing assistant competency examination, which consists of a written portion and skills-demonstration portion, approved by the board and administered at a site and by personnel approved by the department. Note: If an applicant fails to pass the nursing assistant competency examination in three attempts, the applicant is not eligible for reexamination unless the applicant completes an approved training program.
Refunds, Cancellations & Substitutions
If you find it necessary to cancel your registration, call the ICCE office immediately at (813) 259-6010. Notify us first by phone and then follow-up your cancellation by written notification using U.S. Mail, fax, e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or hand delivery.
Written notice must be received 2 business days prior to the program date to be eligible for a refund. Please be advised that refunds may take up to three (3) weeks from the point at which a class is cancelled or a student's written notification of cancellation is received.
Refunds will not be made after the start of any program. Participants may substitute another individual at any time. However, CEU credit will not be awarded for substitutions after any program has begun.
We reserve the right to cancel activities that do not meet minimum enrollment levels or for other good cause. Activities cancelled by the College will have refunds processed in-full.
Questions? Please call (813) 259-6513. We are happy to help you!
Who Should Attend:
Participants interested in the nursing and allied health field.