This course is an introduction to basic nursing skills and concepts necessary to prepare the student to assist dependent elderly persons in nursing homes, TCU patients and hospital patients with their personal needs. You will be working under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. The course is 75 hours long with 51 of the hours being class room lecture & lab time, to learn the skills. There will be a total of 24 hours of clinical, where you will go to a nursing home and apply the skills you have learned. After passing the course, you will be eligible to test out with state and receive your certificate. This is the beginning of either becoming a professional Nursing Assistant or to use it as a stepping stone into continuing your education in the health care arena.

2015 Course Offerings

*Courses at the Bloomington, MN Location.

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March 23, 2015

- This class meets at the Bloomington Campus on March 23rd - April 16th, 2015.

May 4, 2015

- This class meets at Bloomington Campus beginning on May 4th, 2015.

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  • Course Start: May 4, 2015
  • Course End: May 28, 2015
  • Times: Monday through Thursday (8:00 a.m. to noon)
  • Clinical Dates: TBD week of June 1st

*No class on Memorial Day May 25th, but classes meet on May 26, 27, 28.


$900 Note: Financial Aid does not cover CNA tuition fees.

Enrollment Tuition fee is non-refundable.

Note: 11 Day Course: Maximum of 20 students per session.

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