Certified Nurse Assistant

CNA Programs

Course Information Cr Hrs
Certified Nurse AssistantThis class meets the classroom and clinical requirements for Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to be a CNA. Final State Exam required ($200) and will happen shortly post-class.  

-be 18 years of age and employable in a long-term care facility;

-must appear in person with photo identification no later than one week prior to the first day of class: read and sign Healthcare Agreement, and pay for the class tuition;

-at the time of registration students will receive the Health Report form to have completed by a healthcare professional and turned in to the instructor on the first day of class. This form is required for proving rubella immunity/immunization, TDAP immunization, flu vaccine if taking class in Spring or Fall,  and negative TB skin test performed within the previous six months. In addition, it requires a statement from a physician that student is free from any contagious chronic illness;

-during first week of class, student will go online to pay application fee of $12 for Family Care Safety registry;

-by the end of the first two weeks of class, prior to clinicals, students will need the following supplies: OSHA approved shoes recommended (no open toe/heel and no mesh) Other supplies will be provided in class.

There is no refund for healthcare classes for any reason, unless cancelled by the college. Classes are not eligible for Federal Student Loans, Pell or FAFSA. This is appropriate for those new to the healthcare field.  

For information on how to register call 417-447-8888.

Fall dates will be posted mid-summer.

*State testing dates will be scheduled post class, announced by instructor.

Those who are currently employed in a long-term care facility may take the classroom portion for $660 and no clinicals. If only a few hours of clinicals are needed then students can pay a fee to do them with us. The dates are the same as above this version of the program without the clinical hours.