Certified Nursing Assistant


This course prepares the student for employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a variety of settings including long-term care facility, acute care facility, doctor’s office, or patient home.  The student will learn theory and apply the context to clinical procedures.  This will enable the student to gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to practice within their field.  The skills taught are:  communication, patient and family rights, documentation, infection control and injury prevention, different stages of life, personal care, emergency care, patient management, comfort measures, and end of life as well as diversity.  Along with theory, the student must successfully perform or demonstrate skills contained in the scope of practice for the CNA and receive a satisfactory evaluation of progress.  Upon completion of the Nursing Assistant course, the student is prepared to take the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 120
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $514.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Certified Nurse Assistant120Certificate

Class meets Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555

Job Duties

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 31,360

Current job openings per year: 4,490


First Trimester: 
CNA 0001 Worker Characteristic
CNA 1010 Intro to Health Care
CNA 1020 Human Body Health and Disease
CNA 1030 Safety
CNA 1040 Patient and Resident Care
CNA 1050 Special Care Patients
CNA 1060 Long Term Care Clinical
Nursing Assistant - Certificate 120 Hours


Rhonda Potter

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