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CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE



CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE PROGRAM: The Certified Nurse Aide Program comprises a total of 90 hours of training: 50 hours of lecture and 40 hours of clinical activities.  We offer morning sessions: Monday thru Thursday (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.); Evening sessions: Monday thru Thursday (5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.); and Weekend sessions: Saturday and Sunday (8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). Our day and evening sessions last 6 weeks and our weekend sessions 8 weeks.  


A. The total tuition of the program is $987.00 and the payment of this amount is expected to be made in the following terms:

  1.  $100.00 at the time of the application (non-refundable)
  2.  $325.00 the first day of class
  3. The balance of $562.00 can be spread over the six or eight weeks of the program.


N.B. The total tuition must be paid in full before the date of the final exam.


B. In addition to the fees required by the school, two money orders: one for $76.00 and the other for $70.00 are required at the completion of the program to cover P.S.I. skill and written exams. To be eligible for the C.N.A license, students must pass the Written Exam and have their fingerprints cleared.


C. Two books are required for the C.N.A program, a textbook for $65.00, and a workbook $30.00 (not included in the tuition fee). White uniform with red jacket is required for clinical activities. The red jacket is rented at the school at the cost of $20.00 for the duration of the program. Students will be refunded $10.00 upon returning the red jacket at the end of the program.


D. Applicants must complete a physical Exam to include a two-step PPD. Applicants must provide a copy of the physical exam 48 hours before the first day of class.


E. To be admitted in the C.N.A. program, a high school education is required as well as proficiency in English. In the absence of a High School diploma, a GED certification, or the equivalent in the case of foreign candidates, applicants must take and pass a TABE test.


F. To be accepted in the program, foreign candidates must have legal status in the United States.