Certified Nursing Assistant Course – 120 hours/ 3 weeks and one day. Course fee $995. Class meets Monday- Friday from 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. for two weeks. Week 3 is clinical. Clinical time depends on clinical site. The Monday following clinical is final exam and graduation.
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Books and supplies– Text book $100.00. Work book $70. Light blue scrub rental $10, D&S Handbook free. State Approved Exam $118.
Adult CPR and 1st Aid– will be offered during the first week of the course for those who would like to participate (CPR and 1st Aid are required by the State of Arizona in order to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant ). This course is also offered as an independent course. $45.00. The Adult CPR/First Aid card is good for 2 years
Fingerprint Clearance- We will assist you in completing your fingerprint application. A Level one Fingerprint Clearance Card is required at all places of employment to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Arizona. $67 application fee/$5 fingerprint cost. If you are self-pay, paying by cashiers check or money order, make a separate Cashiers Check or Money Order Payable to D.P.S. for $67.00
TB Test- offered your first or second week of training. Negative T.B. test is required by any employer hiring a Certified Caregiver to work in an Adult Care Home or Center). $25.00. If you have had a TB Skin test within the last 6 months please bring a copy for your school records.