Overview

This DHHS-approved course prepares students to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Exam. Students receive training in basic nursing care through classroom lectures, simulated lab care, and hands-on clinical experience in a long-term care facility.

As a nursing assistant, graduates can work in-home care, assisted living and long-term care facilities, rehab centers, and acute care hospitals. MTC offers this pathway to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Students can start their health care career as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), helping patients with activities of daily living and other health care needs under the supervision of a nurse. In 1-2 months, the student will be prepared to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Services Exam and begin a career working in a professional health care setting environment and with additional training can pursue a career path towards becoming a Patient Care Technician and a Nurse.

CNAs earn a competitive salary, with the opportunity to further their career toward becoming a Patient Care Technician and a Nurse.

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

This DHHS approved course prepares students to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Exam. Students receive training in basic nursing care through classroom lecture, simulated lab care, and hands-on clinical experience in a long-term care facility.

Classroom

ID: CEMED-617

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$999.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$999.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Certified Nursing Assistant

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides basic patient care under the direction of nursing staff. The CNA typically works in a long term care facility and performs duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

Projected Job Growth

+8.6%

Average Annual Salary

$25,480

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term Care Facilities

Careers

Home Health Aid

In the capacity of home health aide, the CNA provides routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patients.

Projected Job Growth

+8.6%

Average Annual Salary

$25,480

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Home Health Organizations
  • Long-term Care Facilities
  • Nursing Home Facilities

What’s next after I complete this program?

Enter the Workforce

Students will be prepared to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Services Exam and begin your career working in a professional healthcare environment.