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Nursing Assistant Training

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Advanced Training for CNA


Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

This program will prepare you to sit for state certification as a Nursing Assistant in Arkansas.  The curriculum includes assisting residents with dressing, ambulation, feeding, bathing, toileting, perineal and oral care.  It also covers basic range of motion exercises and restorative care. 

The Certified Nursing Assistants work in numerous settings in the health care field, including but not limited to long term care facilities, assisted living facilities, hospitals, clinic, and doctor’s offices.  They work under the supervision of medical staff such as Physicians and Registered Nurses.

 In our area, Certified Nursing Assistants can expect to be paid between $7.25 and $10.50 an hour depending on shift and experience levels.

We offer day and evening classes in Harrison, Arkansas.  Please call NAPHE for more information at 870-391-3141 or 888-625-9930.   

Day classes are usually offered every month beginning on the first Monday of each month.  These classes run for 3 weeks, Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.  This 120 hour class includes lecture, laboratory, and clinical time as well as offering the students 6 college credits through North Arkansas College and CPR certification. 

Our evening class runs for 5 1/2 weeks Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm for a total of 90 hours.  These classes are held every other month.

2015 CNA Class Dates

Day Classes:

January 5
February 2
March 2
April 6
May 4
June 1
July 6
August 3
September 8
October 5
November 2
November 30
January 23
February 20
March 20
April 24
May 22
June 19
July 24
August 21
September 28
October 23
November 20
December 18

Evening Classes:

February 9
May 11
July 6
October 5


March 18
June 18
August 12
November 11

For Information about state certification, re-certification or moving your certification call 1-800-818-8917
Or check out http://www.prometric.com/NurseAide/AR.htm