Course Title
Certified Nurse Assistant – CNA
Course Code
Graff Hall Rm 108
J. Mello

This class meets the classroom and clinical requirements for Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to be a Certified Nurse Assistant and is appropriate for those new to the healthcare field.

A hybrid online/seated course is available on the dates below.

Students will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check and random urine drug screen prior to their clinical rotation.


Everything needed to complete the program. Electronic books are provided on the first day of class. Do not go to the bookstore to obtain your books!


· Complete application below

· Be employable according to the Family Care Safety Registry

· Successfully pass a criminal background check (will be discussed on the first day of class)

· Successfully pass a urine drug screen (will be discussed on the first day of class)

· Present a valid, photo government ID

· Have a valid social security number

· Must provide vaccinations before the start of clinical

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Students will need access to a computer or laptop during the duration of the program.

Classes meet one day a week, in person, from 9:00am-3:30pm; Clinical is two days a week from 6:30am-5:00pm. Both classroom training and clinical are mandatory. Students will be notified of the clinical site and dates once the class begins. The State Exam date will be announced in class. Mandatory online orientation will be sent to approximately 10 days prior to the start of class and must be completed by the first day of class to remain enrolled.

June 5 – August 7, 2023

September 11 – November 6, 2023

There is no refund to the student unless Allied Health cancels the program. If the student withdrawals prior to the start of the program, a fee of $250 will be charged.

Please email us at or call 417-447-8888 if you have any additional questions.

This course is eligible for funding under SkillUP for students that are participating in the Food Stamps Program. If you believe you may be eligible for this funding, please call (417) 447-8894 prior to registering online.

This class is eligible for The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant. For more information call 417-447-8888 or email

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