Certified Nursing Assistant Program

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Accreditation

The Certified Nursing Assistant(CNA)/Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing. www.mbon.org.

CNA Laurel CC

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3 Steps to Becoming a CNA

1. Watch the CNA Overview Video above.
2. Take and pass the reading test; or get a waiver for credits already received.
3. Register and pay.

It is as simple as that.
Read student stories about Holly or Frances.  (on left)
Hear what employers are saying about getting hired.(on left)
Get schedule of classes and costs. (at bottom)
Call us at 301-546-5215 for more information.

About the CNA/GNA program

  • See CNA Overview Video.
  • Hear Students' stories.
  • Learn to provide basic patient care to clients in nursing homes, hospitals and doctors' offices.
  • Quality CNA training in as little as 8 weeks
  • Combined CNA and GNA program
  • Eligibility to sit for the GNA state exam upon successful completion
  • Part-time, day or evenings available
  • 3 locations - Largo, Hyattsville, Laurel
  • Competitive pricing
  • CNA Theory: $900
  • CNA Clinical: $600
  • CNA Textbook: $110 approx.
  • CPR Course: $90
  • Criminal Background check fee $60
  • CNA Licensure fee of $20 due at end of program
  • GNA Exam Fee of $105 due at end of program
  • Reading placement test needed for entry
  • Spring 2019 SCHEDULE BELOW
    Please note that dates may change.

 

SPRING 2019 CNA/GNA Schedule

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 COURSE

 

DAYS

 
 TIME
 

LOCATION

  

START DATE

   

END DATE

   

COST

HES-544-42846  CNA Theory    T/TH   9 am - 4:00 pm   Largo Campus -- CHS Room 2215   1/24/19        3/12/19   $900
                         
HES-417-43033  CNA Clinical     M-F   7 am -3:30 pm   Collington Episcopal Life Care Nursing Home   3/15/19                 3/22/19   $600
                         
HES-544-42850  CNA Theory    MWF   5:30 pm - 9:30 pm   Largo Campus -CHS Room 2215   1/23/19                       3/13/19   $900
                         
HES-417-43037  CNA Clinical   S/SU   7:00 am - 3:30 pm   Manor Care Nursing Home   2/16, 17
2/23, 24
3/9, 3/10
  3/10/19   $600
                         
HES-544-42848  CNA Theory    T/TH   5 pm - 9:00 pm   Laurel College Ctr -- Rm 302   1/29/19         4/16/19   $900
                         
HES-417- 43038  CNA Clinical   S/SU   7 am - 3:30 pm   TBA   3/16, 17
3/30, 31
4/13, 14
  4/14/19        $600
                         
HES-544-42847  CNA Theory    M/W   9 am -4pm   Hyattsville, University Town Ctr -- Room 257   TBD   TBD   $900
                         
HES-417-46803  CNA Clinical   MTW
Th

  7 am - 3:30 pm   Crescent Cities Center   3/14, 18
3/19, 20,
3/25, 26
  3/29/19   $600
                         
HES-544-42849  CNA Theory    T/TH


  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm   Hyattsville, University Town Ctr -- Room 257   2/5/19   4/23/19   $900
                         
HES-417-43040  CNA Clinical   S/SU   7 am - 3:30 pm   Crescent Cities Ctr   4/6, 7, 
4/13, 14
4/27, 28
  4/28/19   $600
                         
                         

 


See Courses and Descriptions
What is a Certified Nursing Assistant or CNA? A CNA provides basic patient care skills to patients in hospitals, nursing homes and doctor's offices. The nursing assistant training is a 2-part program--CNA Theory (84 hours) and CNA Clinical (52 hours). Successful completion of both parts is needed. The program provides training in life span development, vital signs, basic patient care skills, etc. It also includes a GNA Test Prep classes. The Clinical course is held at a MD nursing home. There are several additional fees associated with this program. Books are not included in the cost of this course. Please click on the CNA Brochure link on the left for more information about this course.