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Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant Program Information

Program Sequence:
 
Certified Nursing Assistant – Progression Plan
 

LOCATION:
 
Yavapai College Prescott Valley
3800 North Glassford Hill Rd.
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
 

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:
 
2 years
 

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:
 
Sophomore – Senior
 
Must be 16 years old prior to Jan.1st of the current school year.
 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Nursing Services Application – a supplemental application that is required in addition to a complete registration packet
  • Interview
  • Accuplacer Reading Test
  • Accuplacer Math Test
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Physical Exam
  • Castle Branch Background Check
 
 
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
  • Scrub Top and Bottom (Central Campus students – the first set of scrubs are paid for by MICTED)
  • Watch (must have second hand)
  • Appropriate footwear
 
 
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification; CPR Certification and First Responder First Aid Certification, Yavapai College Phlebotomy Technician Certification
 

CREDITS:
Up to 5 High School credits over two years, up to 17 Yavapai College credits over two years.
CLASS SCHEDULE:

Year 1 – Nursing CNA
 
  • Monday – Thursday
    6:45 – 9:15 am plus 1 hour a week online
 
Year 2 – Phlebotomy
  • Monday – Thursday
    6:45 – 9:15 am plus 1 hour a week online
 
STUDENT BENEFITS:
  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Industry skills development experience and certification to take straight to workforce.
 
 
STUDENT ORGANIZATION
 
 

CAREER SNAPSHOT:
 
Nursing Assistant Career Opportunities
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) ($21,000 – 27,000)
  • Registered Nurse ($54,000 – 78,000)
  • Home Health Aide ($19,000 – 28,000)
  • Medical Orderly ($30,000 – 43,000)
  • Healthcare Case Management ($57,000 – 80,000)
 
Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.
 
CLASS SCHEDULE:
  • Monday – Thursday 1:15 – 3:45pm plus 1 hour a week online
                     OR
  • Friday ONLY 8am-1pm
 
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