Admission requirements

Certified nursing assistant training

To be considered for admission in a Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide program, potential applicants must:

 

-Be at least seventeen (17) years old

 

-Have the ability to read and perform basic math functions

 

-Provide a physical exam/health form completed by a physician which indicates that the applicant:

● Applicant is in good general health free from infectious or communicable disease and

● can lift 40 pounds of weight.

 

-submit a negative tuberculosis (TB) screening test (either 2-step PPD or chest x-ray if PPD is positive) done within the previous 12 months. Generally, this can also be completed at your primary care doctor’s office or a similar facility for a low fee.

 

-Pass a criminal background check which is free of any felonies or other prohibitive offenses. Click here for a list of prohibited offenses or check with the admissions department for additional questions.

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