This program is designed to teach and train the student to function as an integral part of a health care team, under the direction of a registered or licensed nurse, in nursing homes or home health care settings. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the State of Illinois Nurse Aide Competency test.
Upon successful completion of the program, students are required to pass the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Certified Nursing Assistant Examination for employment in this field of study.
CNA Program Resources
- AGE: Be at least 16 years of age.
- ENTRANCE TEST: Placement test score equivalent to ENG 047 or higher.
- BACKGROUND CHECK: A fingerprint background check must be initiated prior to starting class. A 2-step PPD test for TB must be completed prior to clinical.