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Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Program Description

This course consists of 90 hours of classroom and clinical instruction: 74 hours of training will be classroom theory instruction and clinical skills lab training; 16 hours of training will occur as clinical instruction at a long term care facility.  Each student will receive a certificate after successfully completing the program.

After successfully completing the program, each student must take the competency exam in order to practice in the state of Arkansas.  The competency exam will consist of two parts: a written (or oral) exam, and a skills lab demonstration.  To pass the competency exam successfully, each individual must pass both the written (or oral) exam and the skills demonstration.

Enrollment Fees

The cost of enrollment for this program is $650.00 (Tuition is $550.00 plus a $100.00 non-refundable registration fee). Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted methods of payment. Cash payments are also accepted. Course books ($55.00) are not included in your tuition fees.​

We do offer a payment plan: $380.00 must be paid when you enroll.  This includes the first payment of $325.00 and $55.00 for the text.  The second payment of $325.00 must be made at the beginning of the second week of classes. 

Course Price
Patricia Loy, Ed.D, MSN, RN, CDP
Program Director
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