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Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant Course

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) collaborate with health care teams in hospitals, assisted living centers, and in individual patients’ homes to work on the front lines of the health care field by tending to patients’ most important needs. With additional certification training, today’s CNAs are learning to attend to a wide variety of patient care including delivering babies, administering medications, assisting in surgical procedures and more.

Certified Nursing Assistant Training at HCC

In six to eight weeks, you can be ready for a new career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. You’ll learn from experienced and professionally trained nursing instructors, who work and live in the community. HCC’s partnerships with area hospitals, businesses, and organizations provide CNA graduates with unique opportunities for rewarding careers.

HCC’s training meets Maryland Board of Nursing regulations. Upon successful completion of this training, you will obtain a CNA license from the Maryland Board of Nursing and be well-prepared to take the State Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) Examination.

Theory and clinical sections are taken simultaneously, but you must register for both sections. The entire program is 145 hours (100 hours of theory training and 45 hours of clinical training). You will earn 14.5 CEUs upon completion of the course.

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Certified Nursing Assistant: Theory and Clinical *Hybrid*

Please note that this is a hybrid class. Hybrid classes are a blend of online education and classroom skills learning. These classes are designed to offer you more flexibility, so that you can more easily balance work, home, and life. Hybrid courses require specific technical knowledge and you must have access to a computer at home. Before registering, please call Jennifer Bukowitz at 443-518-4967 to see if this nursing class is right for you.

You must register for both Theory (XH-651) and clinical (XH-652) at the same time.


Spring course dates and times will be: 

Tuition: $1,500 (includes $740 in fees*)
OPTION A) Mon, Wed (Theory); Sat (Clinical, See hours below) Sep 11-Dec 06 6PM-10:15PM Health Sciences Building XH-651 7096 #9965 (Theory) & XH-652 7097 #9967 (Clinical)
CLINCIAL SECTION MEETS: Sat,Sun 7am-3pm, Oct 14-Nov 12 at Patuxent River Health & Rehab
OPTION B) Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu (Theory); Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu (Clinical, See hours below) Sep 18-Nov 01 9AM-3PM Health Sciences Building XH-651 7094 #9964 (Theory) & XH-652 7095 #9966 (Clinical)
CLINICAL SECTION MEETS: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu 7am-3pm, Oct 19-Oct 31 on Company Site. ORIENTATION for clinical will be held on Thursday, Oct 19
OPTION C) Sat. (Theory); Mon-Fri (Clinical, See hours below) Sep 16-Nov 11 9AM-4PM Health Sciences Building 364 XH-651 7090 #2341 (Theory) & XH-652 7091 #2342 or XH-652 7092 #2343 or XH-652 7093 #2344 (Clinical)
(This Hybrid course meets one day a week for clinical skills lab with the instructor. All other instruction is online.) CLINICAL SECTION MEETS: Mon-Fri 7am-4pm, Oct 16-Oct 20, XH-652 7091 #2342 or Oct 23-Oct 27, XH-652 7092 #2343 or XH-652 7093 #2344 all on Company Site
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