This 77-hour Certified Nursing Assistant course is recommended if you are interested in a nursing career or
if you are seeking employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Participants must be 15 years old to take the course and 16 years old to work as a Nursing Assistant.
The course introduces concepts of basic human needs in simple terms. You will learn to assist residents in
activities of daily living.
This course, approved by the Minnesota Department of Health, will focus on basic nursing skills and be
presented through the use of lecture, textbook, handout materials and demonstrations. Skills are
demonstrated and practiced in a supervised laboratory setting and clinical environment.
All students must have a background study done at the beginning of the course as a state requirement for
clinical placement in Minnesota.
Completion of the course enables you to take the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation. The competency
evaluation has a separate fee of $160.
After successfully completing the competency evaluation, you will be placed on the Minnesota Nursing
Assistant Registry. This registration can be transferred easily to North Dakota and most other states.
Attendance is mandatory for successful completion of this course. See attached brochures for additional times, locations and registration information.
For more information on Nurse Assistant Training call or email BreAnna Tracy at 218-299-6903.
Last modified: August 22nd, 2018 at 10:21am