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CNA Training Costs

These are additional supplies and fees that you may need to complete your CNA training. These are approximate costs.

Supplies & Fees not included in tuition:

  • Watch with a second hand (digital watch acceptable) approximately $20.00
  • Pocket-sized writing pad, approximately $4.00
  • Multiple black pens, approximately $5.00
  • Black scrub pants, approximately $15.00
  • Comfortable walking shoes, approximately $35.00
  • Health declaration (health physical), approxi

WHAT ARE THE CNA PROGRAM PREREQUISITES?

  • Cover a mandated CNA Admissions Test covering English proficiency, reading comprehension, and math necessary to comprehend the course materials and perform duties safely.
  • No active Felony (ARS 32-1606) in the past 3 years or Unprofessional Conduct (ARS 32-1601)
  • Proof of Citizenship (Arizona Driver’s License or Passport), or legal residency status.
  • Must complete the AZTTI Health Declaration. The Health Declaration is a health and safety document ensuring essential immunizations and clearance for participation by a licensed health care provider. Potential students must be able to meet all “essential functions”.
  • Complete the Voluntary Assumption of Risk – Release of Liability Form.
  • Ability to pass a TB test, or provide prior results no older than 6 months from testing. Provide current CPR certificate. TB Test/CPR are provided by AZTTI.
  • Advanced Placement students have additional pre-requisites identified on the Advanced Placement Information Sheet.

WHAT IS THE CNA COURSE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS?

  • The CNA certification exam, also known as the nurse aide assessment examination, is the final test a nurse aide student must pass in order to become eligible for employment and for being listed on the Nurse Aide Registry of a state. The CNA certification exam is designed to evaluate the knowledge, skills and abilities required to safely perform the job of a nursing assistant. The evaluation consists of two main parts: a written or oral exam and a hands-on, skills examination. A nurse aide candidate who passes both the written and the skills evaluation qualifies for obtaining a state nurse aide certification and is eligible for any entry-level nurse aide position. In Arizona, candidates are required to score a minimum of 75% on the written exam which consists of 75 multiple choice questions, and 80% on the skills exam (without missing any key steps).

 

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