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Advanced Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

A continuation of the traditional 75 hour CNA course, designed to provide additional skills and clinical hours to ready students for the hospital work environment. This program is taught by a Registered Nurse.


Mail or bring in pre-requisite documentation with registration form:

  • Traditional 75 hour CNA certificate
  • CPR certificate
  • Flu vaccination
  • Documentation of vaccination/immunizations. You MUST complete Immunization Record Form 

Cost $575

Textbook not included in cost. Estimated cost of textbook is $100.

FREE Tuition Assistance Available!

This program is approved for FREE Education 2 Employment tuition assistance for eligible Iowa residents. Financial assistance may include training tuition, textbooks, tools, certification fees, required materials and other services. Email [email protected] or call (712) 325-3268 for more information!


For class schedule and to register, click on this link: Class Schedule/Registration

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or (712) 325-3259.