CNA (Nursing Assistant)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902


A. Course Objective:
The Nursing Assistant Program at AMTI, as approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, is a 126-hour program comprised of 86 classroom/lab hours, and 40 clinical hours. This program will provide students with the theory and skills required to practice as a nursing assistant in long-term care, intermediate care, and acute care settings.
The curriculum includes classroom/lab/clinical instruction in physiology, psychological, and basic nursing care needs when caring for clients across the lifespan with a primary focus on long term care. Teaching methods encompass a variety of strategies including hands on practice, didactic, discussion, videos, computer-aided technology, as well as laboratory and clinic-based work experience. Students will learn about the Nursing Assistant’s role, foundation of resident care, understanding resident and family needs, anatomy and physiology, personal care skills, basic nursing skills, nutrition and hydration, chronic and acute conditions, and rehabilitation and restorative services. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the Arizona state competency exam.
Program Objectives:
• Communicate effectively with clients, families, and members of the health care team.
• While working with the professional nurse at the healthcare institution, provide basic nursing skills, adhering to correct policy and procedures of the institution.
• Function as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team within the legal and ethical framework of a Nursing Assistant.
• Under supervision of the RN, provide nursing services identified in the care plan to ensure, and safeguard, the client’s health and well-being.
• Administer personal care, rehabilitation and restorative services to clients and collaborate with healthcare team members in the delivery and coordination of such care.
• Demonstrate principles of leadership and client advocacy in the role of a CNA.
B. Total Cost of Program: $1,769.00 (Includes optional State Board of Nursing LNA fee and supplies)
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
• Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care, 5th Edition
• Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care Workbook
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Uniform Scrubs, Blood Pressure Cuff, Stethoscope, Gait Belt, Watch with second hand, PPE – Personal Protective Equipment
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Student Services
Phone number:480-835-7679
F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Must be at least 16 years old.
• Pass a mandated CNA Admission Test covering English proficiency, reading comprehension, and math necessary to comprehend the course materials and perform the required duties safely.
• No active Felony (ARS 32-1606) in past 3 years or Unprofessional Conduct (ARS 32-1601).
• Proof of citizenship (Arizona Driver’s License or passport), or legal residency status.
• Must complete the AMTI Health Declaration. The Health Declaration is a document ensuring clearance for participation by a licensed health care provider. Prospective students must be able to meet all “essential functions”.
• Complete the Voluntary Assumption of Risk – Release of Liability Form.
• Ability to pass a Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test, or provide prior TB results no older than 6 months from testing.

Negative Drug Screen & background check as required by the clinical facilities
• Graduates may choose to apply to the Board as a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) or remain on the Registry of Nursing Assistants as a CNA. For the LNA, a $50.00 initial application fee plus a $50.00 fingerprint criminal history fee applies.
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
Refund Policy - Arizona Medical Training Institute
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: Yes, Arizona State Board of Nursing
• Stackable: Yes, CNAs can add additional training to become Restorative CNAs, Patient Care Technicians and CNA is also part of the career pathway to becoming an LPN or RN.
• Portable: Recognized in the State of Arizona.
• Accredited Curriculum: No
J. Credential Attainment Rate:
Arizona State Board of Nursing tracks first-time pass rates for approved programs. For 2022, AMTI had a 92% Written Pass Rate and 85% Skill Pass Rate.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Arizona Medical Training Institute (formerly RSAA)

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

1530 N. Country Club Dr, #11 Mesa, AZ 85201

Local WIB

7 - ARIZONA@WORK Maricopa County

Type of Attainment:

Certification leading to Licensure

Name of Credential

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Yes – See Program Synopsis

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Arizona State Board of Nursing

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$17.00 Workbook

Testing/Exam Fees

$130.00 Board of Nursing Licensure Exam

Graduation Fees

$100.00 Optional - AZBN Licensed Nursing Assistant Fee

In-State/District Tuition

$1,500.00 Includes use of textbook, uniform top, stethoscope

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$1,500.00 Includes use of textbook, uniform top, stethoscope

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$22.00 Personal Blood Pressure Cuff and Gait Belt

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$13.89 per hour
Required Certification: AZ Board of Nursing Licensure

Provider Status



1530 N. Country Club Dr. #11, Mesa, Arizona 85201

Phone Number

(480) 835-7679

Fax Number

(480) 668-4132

Web Address

Last Updated

May 26, 2023


Feb 16, 2012


Aug 24, 2024

Please Wait ...