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Certified Nursing Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

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

Description

Nursing Assistant – Certificate


Program Objective: Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge as required of beginning nursing assistants. 


Description: This course prepares the learner for taking the state examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant or Licensed Nursing Assistant. The Arizona State Board of Nursing requires evidence of citizenship or nationality for state certification (CNA). Fingerprints and licensure fee needed for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) certification.


Competencies to be achieved:


AHE 130 NURSING ASSISTANT (5 cr.): This course focuses on applying client self-care concepts and basic procedures relative to fundamentals of nursing, communication, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, legal/ethical issues, and aging. The concepts and procedures are introduced in the classroom and practiced in the college laboratory before implementation under faculty supervision in a clinical setting. This course prepares the learner for taking the certification examination to become a certified nursing assistant.


Total Cost of Program (include all costs to the student including testing, certification):


In-state: $1751.00


Out-of-state: $1801.00


Note: Tuition, Fees, Books, and Supply costs reviewed annually and may be modified as needed


Tuition (effective summer 2024):


In-state tuition: $485.00


Out-of-state Tuition: $535.00


Additional Fees (effective summer 2024):


Lab Fees (Including Certification Test): $400.00


Technology Fee: $25 ($5 per credit hour)


Estimated Books: $51.00


Other Program Requirements: $690


LNA Fee: $100 (Optional)


Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):



  • Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics (ISBN:  9781604251418), 6th Ed, Hartman Publishing:  $35.00

  • Workbook for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics (ISBN: 9781604251425), Hartman Publishing: $16.00


Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): N/A


Program Requirements:



  • Uniform: $40 wine-colored scrubs

  • Program Patch: $10 program patch

  • Allied Health Name Tag: $10

  • Closed-toed, non-slip shoes: $50

  • CPR Card: $75

  • Fingerprint Clearance Card: $73

  • Tuberculosis Screening: $30

  • Drug Test: $40

  • MMR Vaccine or Positive Titer: $79

  • Varicella Vaccine or Positive Titer: $137

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine or Positive Titer: $56

  • Gait Belt: $20

  • Watch-indicating seconds: $20

  • Blood pressure cuff and stethoscope: $50

  • Total: $690.00


WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:  


Name: Yaneli Pasillas-Miller 


Email: Yaneli.Pasillas@azwestern.edu 


Phone number: 928-314-9560 or 928-669-2214 


Direct Website link to the program: https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Nursing_Assistant.pdf


Additional information:


Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:


Proof of legal presence in United States


Other program requirements:


CPR Healthcare Provider (BLS) or Professional Rescuer Certification


Fingerprint Clearance


Tuberculosis Screening


Drug Test


Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): https://www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college


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, Arizona State Board of Nursing


Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)


Yes or No: Yes


Career Pathway: AAS Nursing, further educational opportunities


Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)


 Yes or No (Explain): Yes, may be transferred within Arizona without additional training or testing- transfer to other states may require additional training and/ or testing


Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)


Yes or No: Yes, Higher Learning Commission


Link to Accrediting Website: https://www.hlcommission.org/


Credential Attainment Rate:


AWC Yuma program data: 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.


Fall 2020-Spring 2022:  152/160 pass State exam   95%

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

16

Hours

5

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Arizona Western College - La Paz County

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

This course focuses on applying client self-care concepts and basic procedu

Training Location(s)

1109 S Geronimo Ave, Parker, Arizona

Local WIB

11 - ARIZONA@WORK - Mohave and La Paz Counties

Name of Credential

Certified Nursing Assistant

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

N/A

Refund Policy

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

Yes - Arizona Board of Nursing

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

No

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

Yes

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$51.00

In-State/District Tuition

$485.00

Other Fees

$125.00 Technology fee $5 per credit hour; LPN license fee (optional) $100

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$535.00

Registration Fee

$400.00 AHE 130 course fee

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

$690.00 • Uniform: $40 wine-colored scrubs • Program Patch: $10 program patch • Allied Health Name Tag: $10 • Closed-toed, non-slip shoes: $50 • CPR Card: $75 • Fingerprint Clearance Card: $73 • Tuberculosis Screening: $30 • Drug Test: $40 • MMR Vaccine or Positive Titer: $79 • Varicella Vaccine or Positive Titer: $137 • Hepatitis B Vaccine or Positive Titer: $56 • Gait Belt: $20 • Watch-indicating seconds: $20 • Blood pressure cuff and stethoscope: $50

Total In-State Program Cost

$1,751.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$1,801.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$14.61 per hour
Required Certification: Arizona Certified Nursing Assistant

Provider Status

Approved

Address

1109 S Geronimo Ave, Parker, Arizona 85344

Phone Number

(928) 669-2214

Web Address

http://www.azwestern.edu

Last Updated

Apr 10, 2024

Created

Apr 06, 2022

Renewal

Nov 02, 2023

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