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CNA PROGRAM

MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY:

$34,000

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:

$29,000 - $39,000

CNA training was developed to prepare you to deliver the level of care your patients will need. The in-class, or theory, the component of our CNA training program will help you understand and learn how to provide proper patient care. This component includes lectures and hands-on, in-class practice.

After successfully completing your in-class work, you’ll begin your clinical work – which allows you to, under the guidance of a licensed nurse, work directly with patients in a healthcare facility.

CNA TRAINING CURRICULUM

Although your interests may be vast and varied, our Certified Nurse Assistant training program can help you develop skills that are applicable to a wide range of healthcare environments. This way, you can build a foundation of information and good habits before you specialize or choose to further your career with additional training. Currently, the SMG School of Healthcare CNA program includes instruction on:

  • CPR, First Aid, and AED usage

  • Infection control

  • Taking vital signs

  • The range of motion exercises

  • Becoming a valuable and adaptable employee

  • Communication, teamwork and diversity skills for the workplace

  • The art of caregiving

  • Promoting safety

  • Special care instructions

  • Transitioning from student to employee

CNA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be at least 16 years of age

  • A driver's license, state ID or birth certificate for proof of age

  • A copy of your diploma or GED if applicable

  • A copy of your health screening or physical, including proof of TB test

CNA SALARY PER HOUR

As an entry-level position, CNA jobs may pay employees an hourly wage. For aspiring nursing assistants who are wondering about average hourly rates, the BLS reports a median hourly wage for nursing assistants of $15.72 nationwide. According to the BLS, nursing assistants can expect to make between $16 and $21.02 per hour in Indiana, depending on the facility. Travel CNA could make up to $30.00/hr

TYPE OF EMPLOYER

Certified nursing assistants may work in a variety of job settings providing basic patient care such as feeding, dressing and bathing patients, helping with activities of daily life and taking vital signs. They may find jobs in government organizations such as the Department of Veteran Affairs and local departments of health, hospitals, travel assignments, nursing care facilities, home health organizations, and retirement and assisted living communities for the elderly.

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

In general, jobs in larger cities and more populated areas tend to offer higher salaries than smaller towns and rural areas to compensate for higher costs of living. However, in some cases, if there is a high demand for nurses in a more remote area, salaries will increase to attract new employees.

Open Enrollment Begins January, 2023

Class Begins Every 8 weeks. Click the session of your choice below.

· Week of May 30, 2023 – July 7, 2023, CNA Day/Evening Class 

· Week of July 24, 2023 – August 31, 2023, CNA Day/Evening Class 

· Week of September 18, 2023 – October 27, 2023, 2023 CNA, Day/Evening Class 

Course Length:  6 Weeks

2 Class Options:

Morning 8:30am-3:00pm

Evening 3:15pm-9:30pm

Tuesday and Thursday (Full 6 weeks)

Clinical Rotations Additionally on Wednesday and Friday (Last 3 weeks)

Program Cost: $1250.00 

Tuition covers: Supplies, CPR training, technology fees and lab fees.

Payment plan option available. A $500 deposit required one week prior to orientation.

CALL US TODAY AND ASK ABOUT OUR REFERRAL BONUS, GRANTS, and PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS!

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