Certified Nursing Assistant Program
- Course Duration: 6 Weeks
- Category: Medical
- Students: 0
- Certificate: Yes
- Location: AZTTI
- Language: English
- Lesson: 0
- Viewers: 2955
- Prerequisites: No
- Skill Level: Intermediate
- Course Capacity: 15
- Start Course: 10/23/2020
This is a 120-hour Nursing Assistant course in preparation for the Arizona State Board Nursing Assistant certification course. The program is scheduled as a 6-weeks course inclusive of 50 hours of Classroom & 30 Skills in a lab setting and 40 hours of Clinical experience at neighboring skilled / Long Term Care facilities. Programs are available weekdays, Monday through Thursday, day shift,9am-2 pm; weekdays Monday through Thursday 4 pm-9 pm.Weekend program includes Friday 4pm-9pm & Saturday / Sunday from 8:30am to 6pm.
Any missed time will need to be made up to be compliant with AZBN program requirements. At AZTTI, we strive for student excellence and successful transition into the workplace.
Applicants will be required to have an in-person interview and entry test prior to acceptance into the program, which requires 8th-grade reading proficiency.
-Admission to the Nursing Assistant Program is with the understanding that you are 18 years of age or older. You must pass a Fingerprint card check for which the student is responsible for the $67.00 charge for DPS clearance and $25.00 to the business completing the fingerprinting. You must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. You must be able to lift 30 pounds. You must also pass a drug screen for which you will be charged $30.00 at the Laboratory site. You must be able to read, comprehend and communicate in English. You must have an understanding of basic Math concepts. There will be a $75.00 charge for the American Heart Association CPR / First Aid class.
A drug testing, and fingerprinting will be done prior to program acceptance and must be clear.
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)
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 a current CPR certificate. TB Test is provided by AZTTI.
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 qualify 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).
- Board exam $118
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