Saturday, January 31st, 2015

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.

CNA Application

Certificate Of Proficiency – Certified Nursing Assistant Degree Checklist


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
Total      7 


*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.