Certified Nursing Aide

Certified Nursing Aide

Pursue a new career in the booming health care industry as a Certified Nursing Aide (中央社). 

Certified nurse aides help patients of all ages perform basic daily tasks under a nurse’s supervision. They are active and may need to help lift or move patients. 注意 to safety, compassion, communication and critical-thinking skills are essential because patients depend on your care.

Certified nurse aides are in demand in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospices, hospitals and long-term care settings.



1月. 2023


Face to Face plus Clinicals


约. 2个月



Occupational summary for Certified Nurse Aides


11,950 Annual Job Openings


8% 预计增长


$30,830 yr Median Salary / $14.82 hr

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Additional Program Info

Program Requirements

Due to recent changes, students applying for the Certified Nursing Aide will now be required to submit a background check through Pre-Check, as well as carry health insurance and have a current medical history form on file.

Applicants need a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate.

Clinical sites require participants to have:

  • updated immunizations
  • background checks
  • 药物筛选 
  • 验证id

The program applicant must pay this cost.

Steps to Admission

1. Complete the Certified Nurse Aid Application

prospective Students 

Returning Students

2. Register with Continuining Education

Notice to Students Regarding Licensing

Effective September 1, 2017, HB 1508 amends the Texas Occupations Code Section 53 that requires education providers to notify potential or enrolled students that a criminal history may make them ineligible for an occupational license upon program 完成. The following website provides links to information about the licensing process and requirements. www.美国卫生和公众服务部.德州.gov/doing-business-美国卫生和公众服务部/licensing-credentialing-regulation

Should you wish to request a review of the impact of criminal history on your potential licensure prior to or during your quest for a degree, you can visit this link and request a “Criminal 历史 Evaluation”: http://securesite.dps.texas.gov/DpsWebsite/CriminalHistory/ and compare it to the requirements for CNA's here: http://www.hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/licensing-credentialing-regulation 

This information is being provided to all persons who apply or enroll in the program, with 请注意 of the requirements as described above, regardless of whether or not the person has been convicted of a criminal offense. Additionally, HB 1508 authorizes licensing agencies to require reimbursements when a student fails to receive the required 请注意.

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