Work in a long-term care setting while providing direct patient care under the supervision of a licensed professional nurse. Become a nurse aide and help long-term care residents meet their physical, social, and psychological needs.
The program features low instructor to student ratio and includes a 40-hour internship at the Williamsburg Landing. Upon successful completion of the course and practice exams, you can qualify for Virginia’s Certified Nursing Assistant Examination (written and manual skills). Exam fees ($94.00) separate from course.
Tuition includes texts and workbooks, BLS certification, clinical kit (a scrub set, stethoscope, BP cuff, watch w/second hand, gait belt), and a CNA examination voucher valued at $120.
Pre-requisites and class material:
Ability to lift 50 lbs., H.S. Diploma or equivalent, pass a literacy test, ability to pass a background check and urine drug screen. Students will also be required to wear white scrubs & tennis shoes, and an up to date TB test prior to scheduled internship. Students must also have a watch with a second hand (appx cost $15).
Mandatory Information Session: Register here
Participants must attend orientation to be eligible for the program.
Nurse Aide Education Program/CNA
Register for classes online using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development registration system.