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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 

Program Details

This course is designed to offer the student the necessary theory lab practice and clinical experience to become a competent nurse aide. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) works under the direction of  licensed practical nurses, and registered nurses to provide daily basic care for patients. A CNA provides both physical and emotional support for patients in nursing homes and hospitals. CNAs must be able to provide personal assistance to individuals who are unable to care for themselves and help regain and maintain daily functions.


Upon completion of the CNA course, students are eligible to take the National Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Nurse Aide examination.

About the Course

  • The course is offered in both Dover and Union campuses

  • The course is approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

  • Estimated hours of instructions: 4-6 week course of 90 hours (50 instructional classroom hours & 40 clinical laboratory hours)


  • Minimum age of 18 years old

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D

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