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.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDH 450 01* May 28-July 23 Hybrid/Springfield $1985

First day of class and every other week on Thursdays plus online components

8-2:30pm every other Thursday
Clinicals Tuesday and Wednesday 6:45am-5:15pm
WDH 450 02* June 4-July 30 Hybrid/Springfield $1985
Orientation May 27 Springfield
Classroom First day of class and every other week on Thursdays plus online components
8-2:30pm every other Thursday
Clinicals Tuesday and Wednesday 6:45am-5:15pm
 WDH 450 71*  May 28-July 23    Table Rock  $1985
 Orientation  May 27  9-1pm  Springfield  
 Classroom  Wednesday and Friday  8:2:30pm  Table Rock  
 Clinicals  Monday and Thursday  6:45am-5:15pm  Table Rock  

*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.

Certified Medication Technician Program

Course Information Cr Hrs
Certified Medication Technician

This class prepares CNAs to become CMTs to work in long term care facilities.  Meets the requirements of the MO DHSS.  Final State Exam required ($200) and will happen shortly post-class. Book included in tuition. No refunds unless class is canceled by OTC.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of WDH 102. Must have been employed as a CNA for 6 months in Missouri, current CNA license, present a high school diploma or GED, and a letter of recommendation from current or previous Director of Nursing.  Also must sign the Healthcare agreement. 

To get information on how to enroll call 417-447-8888.

Fall dates to come.

CMT TABE Test Math ReviewThis class is mandatory for Certified Medication Technician students. This class includes a two day prep before the admittance  exam. Study packet included. Student must pick up packet at the CEC Building at 800 E. Central prior to class and complete first nineteen pages before first day of review. 

Fall dates to come.

Call 417-447-8888 for information on how to enroll.