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75 Hour Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)


This course is 75 hours in length and meets the requirements for taking the Nursing Assistant Certification Exam which qualifies personnel for working as a nursing assistant in Long Term Care. The purpose of the course is to develop the basic skills to care for the elderly. This course consists of 30 hours of lecture, 30 hours of clinical & 15 hours of simulated lab time. This course offers 3 hours of college credit. *Fee includes the tuition, textbook, materials, and State Competency testing fees. Need-based tuition assistance is available. Uniform/scrubs and a watch with a second hand are required for the clinical portion of the course. State competency testing is scheduled several times each month. Appointments are available on a first come, first serve basis.

ALL OF THESE COURSES MAY REQUIRE ATTENDANCE ON 1 SATURDAY

Course#54260
T/TH   1/5-2/23   4-9:45p    503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor: To be determined

Course#54261
M/W    2/6-3/29    4-9:45p   503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor: To be determined

Course#54262
T/TH   3/14-5/2   4-9:45p   503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor:To be determined

Course#54263
M/W   4/3-5/24    4-9:45p    503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor:To be determined

Course#54264
T/TH   5/2-6/20   4-9:45p   503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor:To be determined

Course#54265

M/W/TH   6/1-6/29   7a-12:30p   503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical will be 6am-2pm Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor:To be determined

Course#54266
M/W/TH   7/5-8/3   7a-12:30p   503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical will be 6am-2pm. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor:To be determined

Course#54267

M-F    8/7-8/18   7:30a-4:30p   503H   $610
Classes and lab will be held at Northwest Iowa Community College. Clinical site will be announced later. Instructor:To be determined

Please note due to the accelerated nature of this course, 100% attendance is REQUIRED.

How do I register for classes?
Register and Pay online
• In person at the NCC Continuing Education Office, Bldg C Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
• Call 712-631-5500 or 800-352-4907
• Email Continuing Education


CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS As of July 1, 2010, criminal background checks will be required on each student enrolling in the certified nurse aide course. The criminal background checks will be completed on the first night of class during the orientation period.?Criminal convictions or documented history of abuse may prevent students from participating in the clinical education experience. Students unable to participate in clinical education will be unable to complete the course requirements.?The Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) regulations can be found on their website.

Northwest Iowa Community College is an approved Provider #23 of continuing education by the Iowa Board of Nursing. All other health professionals may submit the course CEU/CEH certificate of completion to their respective boards for continuing education credit.