Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant


A Certified Nursing Assistant is a vital part of the nursing team. The CNA supports the patient in their activities of daily living in many different facilities.  Their responsibilities include: patient hygiene, vital signs, documentation, patient transportation, and providing comfort. 

Students will gain the knowledge of the following

  • Understand the Basic Nursing Skills including:  Personal Care, Mental Health and Social Service, Care of Cognitively Impaired Residents, Basic Restorative Services and Residents Rights
  • Demontrate understanding of CNA duties in:  Patient and Care Giver Safety, Infection Control, Vital Signs, Lifts, Positions and Transfers, Bed Making, Patient Hygiene, Basic Nutrition, Elimination, Specimen Collection, Circulation, Range of Motion and Assisting Patients with Daily Living Activiites.
  • Complete 16 hours of hands-on clinical training in a Nursing Facility

Additional Information

Application Fee

Graduation Fee

Tuition & Fees

Program Length
110 Hours

Program Start Dates
2017 - August 28  
2018 - January 8, May 7, August 27

Classroom Availability
Mon. & Wed. 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Main Campus Medical Bldg.

Colt Fotheringham

Colt Fotheringham

Colt has worked in the medical field over 12 years and has a passion for all things medical. He has worked as a Phlebotomist, Clinical Lab Assistant (CLA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and a Registered Nurse (RN). As a nurse, he has worked many various care areas: Home Care/Hospice, Organ Transplant Team, Surgical specialties, and in the Neuro/Shock Trauma Intensive Care Unit (NSTICU). He is a member of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and is actively furthering his education.

Office Hours:  
M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

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