Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

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Nursing Assistant Program Overview-CNA TRaining Fridley MN

A healthcare Career Pathway to a brighter future!

$ Prime Time Medical Training's Nursing Assistant program is approved by the Minnesota Department of Health. The program is a flexible 4-7 week program designed to prepare students to become safe and competent nursing assistants. There are day and evening class options available to fit our students' needs. As a nursing assistant in our program you will learn the importance of implementing mindful care giving using a wholistic approach. 


WHY BECOME A CNA?
Becoming a certified nursing assistant is a great pathway into any healthcare career, most nursing and medical schools require this certification/hands on care giving experience prior to acceptance into their programs.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Communication and interpersonal skills
Caring with compassion
Infection control
Dignity of the resident
Safety and preventative care
Bathing
dressing
Feeding
Bed making

 Upon successful completion of the nursing assistant program, students will receive a program completion certificate which will serve as their ticket to ride for state testing. With this program completion certificate, students will then be eligible to take  the state competency evaluation exam. Upon passing, the student will then be placed on the state Nurse Aide registry.

CNA/HHA PROGRAM COST  $899

A non-refundable application fee of $50 and a $200 deposit is due at the time of application approval. $100 of the $200 deposit is non-refundable. This is paid once  student meets acceptance criteria and accepts their seat in the selected cohort. The student has 7 days to pay their deposit once application approval or they forfeit their seat in the desired cohort.

Payment plans are available and a separate form is submitted for those that want to pay using a payment plan.



TUITION COST BREAKDOWN
*Tuition
*Book

*Non-refundable app fee & deposit
*Background Check

*Supplies
*Fingerprinting
*Career Placement Assistant 


OTHER STUDENT EXPENSES NOT INCLUDED IN COST BREAKDOWN

*Uniform (Ceil blue/surgical blue color)

*Transportation

*State exam testing fees

The State exam is an additional approximately $200-$230

*Reimbursement and financial assistance programs are available. 

Read more about how you can get full reimbursement after you graduate from our program by going to this link 

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/profinfo/narinfo/aboutnar.html#Reimburse



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Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Start Dates

Check this page frequently for added cohort offerings!

02/18/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Day Class Begins

9:30am - 2:30pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

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02/18/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Day Class Begins

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

*Student must be at least 16 years old

*Be able to pass a criminal background check

*Commit to attending all days of clinical at an offsite skilled nursing facility

*Have a negative TB test

* Be comfortable with working with caring for both men and women

Length: 4 weeks
Last week of class is clinical rotations

5 days a week (M-F)

9:30am - 2:30pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

02/19/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Evening Class Begins

5:00pm - 9:00pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

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02/19/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Evening Class Begins

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

*Student must be at least 16 years old

*Be able to pass a criminal background check

*Commit to attending all days of clinical at an offsite skilled nursing facility

*Have a negative TB test

* Be comfortable with working with caring for both men and women

Length: 7 weeks

Last week of class is clinical rotations

3 days a week (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

5:00pm - 9:00pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

02/23/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Weekend Class Begins

9:30am - 2:30pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

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02/23/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Weekend Class Begins

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

*Student must be at least 16 years old

*Be able to pass a criminal background check

*Commit to attending all days of clinical at an offsite skilled nursing facility

*Have a negative TB test

* Be comfortable with working with caring for both men and women

Length: 9 weeks
Last week of class is clinical rotations

2 days a week (Sat & Sun)

9:30am - 2:30pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

03/25/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Day Class Begins

9:30am - 2:30pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

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03/25/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Day Class Begins

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

*Student must be at least 16 years old

*Be able to pass a criminal background check

*Commit to attending all days of clinical at an offsite skilled nursing facility

*Have a negative TB test

* Be comfortable with working with caring for both men and women

Length: 4 weeks

Last week of class is clinical rotations

5 days a week (M-F)

9:30am - 2:30pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

04/16/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Evening Class Begins

5:00pm - 9:00pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

+ Event Details

04/16/2019

Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Evening Class Begins

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

*Student must be at least 16 years old

*Be able to pass a criminal background check

*Commit to attending all days of clinical at an offsite skilled nursing facility

*Have a negative TB test

* Be comfortable with working with caring for both men and women

Length: 7 weeks
Last week of class is clinical rotation

3 days a week (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

5:00pm - 9:00pm

6240 Highway 65 NE suite 208 Fridley, MN 55432

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Do you have what it takes to challenge the test?

Step 1: Review all NA skills with Nursing instructor

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Attend our 4 hour skills review course and learn all  22 skills. For the state exam you will be tested on 5 randomly selected skills.  The skills overview training will be under the direction of a licensed nurse.


*Disclaimer: There is no certification given at end of class. Students must study outside of review  course in order to be successful at challenging the test. 

Enroll in a skills review course

Step 2: Register to take the State Exam and Pass!

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Have two signed forms of identification, register for your testing date at a local testing site.


Candidate must be at least 16 years old to become a CNA.

Step 3: Get on the Nursing Assistant Registry

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Once you pass both your written and skills tests, you will then be placed on the registry. To remain on the registry, students must work the  duties of a CNA for at least 8 hours within a  24 months period.


For any concerns or questions regarding the registry, please call the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry at 651-215-8705

or email health.FPC-NAR@state.mn.us

A day in the life of a Nursing Assistant

Watch this video and get a feel of what a day in the life of a CNA is like. 

A day in the life of a Home Health Aide (HHA)

Check out this informational video of what it is like being a HHA. And learn the difference between an HHA and a CNA.