Nurse Assistant (CNA) Training Program (Online theory with Face-to-Face Labs & Clinicals)
This online training program consists of a combination of 4 weeks of Nurse Assistant theory in an online setting in addition to face-to-face lab instruction and hands-on clinical practice at a long-term care facility. Students complete 4 weeks of online instruction, then attend labs and clinicals in person on a predetermined schedule.

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 weeks, then attending two (2) 8-hour in-person lab days and two (2) 8-hour in-person clinical days. Students will be qualified to take the state Certified Nurse Assistant exam consisting of both a written and skills test. Testing date to be determined with the successful completion of course requirements.

Participants are required to complete two (2) 8-hour lab days and two (2) 8-hour clinical days as part of the training. Lab days are held 8:00AM - 5:00PM at Bergstrom Technical Center, Lake Region State College, 1801 College Dr N, Devils Lake, ND 58301. Clinical days are held 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 a guide on Mantoux 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, and instruction from an experienced Registered Nurse instructor. Upon successful completion of the program, TrainND will cover your testing fee for the state CNA written exam and skills test.

No college credit is awarded for completion of this course.

Click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions page for NA classes.

Registration for the online Nurse Assistant Training Program will close 5 days prior to the class start date.

If you have questions regarding NA 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.

LRSC is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Sandi Lillehaugen, Human Resource Manager, Lake Region State College, (701) 662-1543.

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