Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

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


A. Course Objective:
Description: The Certified Nursing Assistant program prepares students for employment as a nursing assistant. The program combines classroom instruction with clinical laboratory practice and long-term care and/or acute care experiences. The program consists of 3 courses, AHS131 Medical Terminology (3 credits) , NUR 110 Nursing Assistant I (4 credits), and NUR 111 (1 credit) Nursing Assistant Clinical with a total of 8 credit hours.
Competencies to be achieved: 1. Safely perform nurse assisting skills to meet the needs of diverse populations. 2. Perform therapeutic maintenance and preventative interventions to provide holistic nurse assistant care. 3. Demonstrate effective communication skills while fostering mutual respect and shared decision making with patients, families and colleagues. 4. Integrate technology to provide safe quality care and improve patient outcomes. 5. Manage information confidentially, ethically, and effectively. 6. Function effectively in the role and within the scope of the nurse assistant.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$2,227.42 in state; $4,402.42 out of state
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Total = $261.42
AHS131 Textbook Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professionals (ISBN 9780134495347) $130.47
NUR110 Lippincott Textbook for Nursing Assistants (ISBN 9781975108502) $87.29
NUR110 Workbook for Textbook for Nursing Assistants (ISBN 9781975108540) $43.66
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
clothing (white shoes, socks, scrub top, scrub pants, wrist watch with second hand) – $84
supplies (small note pad, black pen, black permanent marker) – $3

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Kay Leum
Phone number: 928-645-6682

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card

• Other requirements needed:
American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR card ($55)
AZ fingerprint clearance card ($67)
10 panel urine drug screen test ($67)
TB skin test ($55)
Varicella vaccines ($116)
MMR vaccines ($67)
Tdap ($30)
Flu shot ($30)
Arizona LNA License ($100)
My Clinical Portal Access ($35)

H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): List on website at:

I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: Yes

• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: CNA to Associates Degree in Nursing to Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing to Master’s Degree in Nursing to PhD in Nursing

• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes but regulated by state

• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes
Accrediting Agency and link to website: Arizona State Board of Nursing,

J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
We have not tracked this metric but we will begin to track it now.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Coconino Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

2800 S Lone Tree Road, Flagstaff, AZ

Local WIB

10 - Coconino County Career Center

Name of Credential

Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Multiple, Native American

Refund Policy

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)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$622.00 CPR,Fingerprint, drug sc, vaccines, license,portal

Out-of-State/District Tuition


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


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-1141.04Clinical Nurse Specialists
$15.92 per hour

Provider Status



2800 S Lone Tree Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Phone Number

(928) 645-6682

Web Address

Last Updated

Apr 15, 2021


Oct 29, 2020