The Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program at Matrix Health Edu can be completed in 5 to 8 weeks. Please check the CLASS SCHEDULE page for more information.

Topics Covered in the CNA training:

  • Nurse Assistant Care
  • Nutrition Monitoring
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Vital Signs Monitoring
  • Body Mechanics
  • Basic Life Support
  • Infection Control
  • Safety Practices in Patient Care
  • Mobility Assistance Techniques
  • Communication Skills in a Healthcare Setting
  • Symptom Control
  • Assisting Patient with Activities of Daily Living
  • Age-Specific Care Techniques

Pre-Requisites for CNA Training:

  • First Aid Certification
  • Criminal Background Checks
  • CPR Certification
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vaccinations and Free from Communicable Diseases
  • Drug Testing

The focus of this course is basic patient care principles and the role of the nursing assistant. Once the course is completed, the student should be able to demonstrate proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of a nursing assistant. In addition, students will be able to demonstrate professional behavior and employer expectation for the nursing assistant field.

The nursing assistant course is 120 hours training consisting of classroom hours and clinical hours. The clinical portion of the training is conducted at our facility and at a long term care facility. All instruction is given by registered nurses. At the end of each course, each student should be able to demonstrate basic nursing assistant care to clients of all ages in a health or home care setting. They will be taught to perform comfort and personal care measures, and provide basic emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual, support to clients. They will also be taught to cooperate with healthcare team members to coordinate delivery of nursing assistant care, to seek guidance when necessary, and to demonstrate skilled procedures in a safe and therapeutic manner to meet federal and state mandates.

There are so many available jobs in healthcare. If you want to benefit from this in-demand job sector, we invite you to get trained as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Class Schedules
Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Completed in 5 weeks (Day) or 8 weeks (Evening)

Day Classes: Monday – Friday 9am- 2:30pm

Matrix Health Education provides the following Training programs:
Nurse Assistant (CNA) | Home Health Aide (HHA) | Patient Care Technician (PCT) | NID’s First Aid and CPR training | Early Childhood Education (ECE) | Continuing Education Courses  | CPR – First Time & Renewal | Resident Rights | Medication Administration | ACLS | HIV | Alzheimer’s I & II | Domestic Violence | Documenting Medical Errors | Resident Rights Medication Administration | CPET | PALS

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