South Florida Healthcare Institute Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program is Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education #9027, and Approved through the Florida Board of Nursing.
Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program Flyer
South Florida Healthcare Institute Nursing Assistant Training program is taught by credentialed nursing instructors with professional experience. Our Nurse Assistant Training program delivers an engaging curriculum that meets state and federal education regulations. Theory and skills practice, including a clinical experience at a skilled nursing facility, is conducted under nursing supervision. The course content focuses on critical thinking, decision-making and team concepts while incorporating elements of care and communication/interpersonal skills. Nursing Assistants work in a variety of patient-care settings, such as nursing homes, long-term care facilities, acute rehabilitations, the hospital, and more, under the direction of a nurse. Duties include taking vital signs and assisting patients with basic tasks.
Our Nursing Assistant Training program is completed via blended Learning (digital + classroom): The dynamic content, with movie-quality videos, expert segments and story-based interactive sections, is a refreshing alternative to “read-test-repeat” online theory formats. Preview the Blended Learning video content.
Students can generally expect to complete their training and be ready to take their state certification exam to become a licensed or certified nurse assistant (CNA) within 4 to 8 weeks of beginning their training. A certificate is issued at the successful completion of the program in accordance with Florida guidelines. Graduates are eligible to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification examination. The Florida Department of Health/Board of Nursing will issue a license, to those who pass the examination.
Program Length: 120 hours (4-5 weeks full-time). Program Offered: Rolling admission. Delivery Method: Blended Learning - Theory portion is completed online, Lab and Clinicals are completed in person.
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Students enrolling in the Nurse Assistant Training Program must be at least 18 years of age, or have obtained a high school diploma or GED. No additional educational requirements are required for those 18 years and over. However, fundamental reading and writing skills in English are essential. Those that do not have a high school diploma/GED will be required to take and pass a TABE test prior to admission. Minimum score required on TABE Test is and Math- Grade 8 Level and Reading - Grade 8 Level. Please note that a level ll background check, and drug test will need to be completed as part of the application process.
Nursing Assistant Training Program - Fees:
Registration Fee (Nonrefundable) - $450
Nursing Assistant Textbook and Workbook - Included in Tuition
One Set of Uniforms - Included in Tuition
Student Liability Insurance - Included in Tuition
Florida State Licensure Examination Fee - Included in Tuition
Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) Certification - Included in Tuition
Supplies (Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope) - Included in Tuition
Total Program Cost: $1,750
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study. Exam costs are included with your tuition. You will work with your Program Director towards the end of your program, to sign up for your certification examination.
Note: A non-refundable deposit of $450 is due upon registration on the following page.