Certificate Of Proficiency – Certified Nursing Assistant
The Certified Nursing Assistant Program provides courses of instruction and experience that will prepare individuals to be a qualified member of a health care team. This program is taught following the Arkansas Long Term Care Facility Nursing Assistant Training Curriculum.
Students are required to achieve COMPASS scores of 81 in Reading, 19 in English or successfully complete ENGL 0063 and /or ENGL 0043 respectively to be eligible to apply. In addition, students must complete the CNA program application and obtain a current Arkansas Health Card.
|Course Requirements||Credit Hours|
|CNAP||1001||Nursing Assistant I|
|CNAP||1004||Nursing Assistant II|
|CNAP||1101||Nursing Assistant III|
|MEDL||1021||Heartsaver CPR/First Aid (or)|
|MEDL||1001||HCP CPR/First Aid|
*Any student convicted of a misdemeanor or felony or listed on the LTCF Employment Clearance Registry with a disqualification status due to abuse, neglect, misappropriation of resident property or a disqualifying criminal record must contact the Program Director prior to application to the program.