The training program is delivered in an online format that involves logging into an online class to complete coursework and participate in discussions for a period of four (4) weeks, then attending two (2) 8-hour in-person lab days and two (2) 8-hour in-person clinical days. Following training, students will be scheduled to take the state certification exam, which upon passing, will certify them as a Certified Nurse Assistant in the state of North Dakota.
The online portion of the class will run from June 1 - June 28, 2020.
Participants are required to complete the two (2) 8-hour lab days and two (2) 8-hour clinical days as part of the training. Lab days are scheduled to occur July 8-9, 2020 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM at Bergstrom Technical Center, Lake Region State College, 1801 College Dr N, Devils Lake, ND 58301. Clinical days are scheduled for July 13-14, 2020 from 6:00AM - 2:30PM at Eventide Heartland Care Center, 620 14th Ave NE, Devils Lake, ND 58301.
Prerequisites: Please see the sample course syllabus for important information regarding course prerequisites and other policies.
A Mantoux test for prior exposure to TB (tuberculosis) must be completed and a copy of results submitted to TrainND Northeast prior to participating in the clinical portion of the class. This may be obtained at your local public health office or your physician's office. Click here for TrainND's policy on TB testing.
If you are attending class during the November 1 - March 1 timeframe, it is strongly recommended students are up-to-date with the influenza vaccination.
Cost includes books, training materials, laboratory fees, instruction from an experienced Registered Nurse instructor, and your first attempt at the state CNA exam. State test date is to be determined.
No college credit is awarded for completion of this course.
Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions for CNA classes.
Registration for the online Nurse Assistant Training Program will close 5 days prior to the class start date.
If you have questions regarding CNA courses, please call 701-662- 1578.
ESL students are highly recommended to take an English assessment exam prior to registration. Information about TOEFL testing availability can be found here.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation more than 5 days prior to start of training results in a 25% cancellation fee based on the class fee. Cancellation 5 days or less to the start of training results in no refund.
By registering for this course, you agree to the prerequisites and attendance policy listed in the sample training program syllabus, and the cancellation policy noted above.
LRSC is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Sandi Lillehaugen, Human Resource Manager, Lake Region State College, (701) 662-1543.