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Certified Nursing Assistant

Program Description

Learn how to challenge the C.N.A. Certification test for the state of Florida and prepare for immediate employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant, working under the supervision of a licensed medical professional. (This is a prep class, not the full C.N.A. Board of Nursing certification program.)

Program Content

  • Fundamentals of Nursing Assistant including legal and ethical aspects
  • The Patient – who we care for
  • Patient Assessment
  • Assisting with Care Needs and rehabilitative activities
  • Knowledge of blood borne diseases
  • CPR/AED and First Aid training
  • Personal patient care and patient care procedures
  • Care for geriatric patients
  • Apply the principles of infection control specific to C.N.A.’s
  • Test-taking preparation

Program Requirements

Uniform: Navy blue scrub top/bottoms, white or black athletic shoes (no Crocs), a watch with a second hand

Completion Requirements

Attend 35 Hours, *Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement is 80%. No makeup days.


TTuition: $305 - tuition and all fees subject to change. *Additional costs for background screening and Pro-metric testing are not part of the prep class.


Monday, and Wednesday 6:00 – 8:30 pm


4057 California Street
Brooksville, FL 34604

Employment Opportunities

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Certification, and License

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license. Contact the CNA registry at 1-850-245-4567 for licensing information.

Salary Information

A CNA can be expected to make between $22,353 and $32,230 a year$22,353 — $32,230

Salary estimates are not guaranteed.

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