CNA Program Information

 

 

If you are considering taking any Health Care Classes you should apply DPS Fingerprint Card as soon as possible.

 CNA Information Handout

If you are applying for the CCC Nursing Program you will need your Licensed Nursing Assistance license (LNA). For more information visit the Arizona State Board of Nursing website.


The required CPR is issued by the American Heart Association and must be the Healthcare Provider card. CCC offers non credit courses or view Northern Arizona Healthcare's Basic Life Support courses.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my CPR requirements met?

The only CPR card that is accepted for the Nursing Assistant classes is the American Heart Association BLS Provider certification. CCC offers courses monthly, and the course number is EMS 090. Northern Arizona Healthcare also offers courses. A list of those courses can be found by visiting the Northern Arizona Healthcare Basic Life Support Page.

For Fall 2020 Classes ONLY: Due to COVID-19, the CPR card is not required to register for NUR 110 and NUR 111. However, students MUST take the course and have the card in hand by the time clinical begins.

What health records do I need?

Health documents required at the time of registration include the following:

  1. Evidence of a negative TB skin test that is current and will not expire before the end of the semester
  2. Flu shot for the current flu season (flu season is October – April)
  3. Pre-requisite or Co-Requisite AHS 131, Medical Terminology
  4. Tdap
  5. Proof of 2 Varicella shots or positive titer read by a healthcare provider
  6. Proof 2 MMR shots or positive titer read by a healthcare provider

Where can I get the required immunizations?

  • Coconino County Health Department, 2625 N. King St., 928-679-7222
  • Concentra, 1110 E. Route 66, 928-522-9400
  • North Country Health Care, 2920 N. Fourth Street, 928-213-6100
  • Your Healthcare Provider

Where do I register for the CNA class?

Registration for Nursing Assistant classes must be completed in person at the Fourth Street campus.

What do I need to bring to register for the CNA class?

Documents required to be in-hand at the time of registration with no exceptions include:

  1. Current American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR certification card
  2. Evidence of a negative TB skin test that is current and will not expire before the end of the semester
  3. Arizona DPS Fingerprint card
  4. Flu shot for the current flu season (flu season is October – April)
  5. Pre-requisite or Co-Requisite AHS 131, Medical Terminology
  6. Tdap
  7. Proof of 2 Varicella shots or positive titer read by a healthcare provider
  8. Proof of 2 MMR shots or positive titer read by a healthcare provider
  9. RDG 099, or placement test scores beyond pre-requisite course
  10. Math 088, or placement test scores beyond pre-requisite course

How do I obtain an Arizona DPS Fingerprint Clearance card?

An AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card can be obtained by visiting the Arizona DPS Website. An online or paper application is available, and a FAQ page is available on the website that is helpful. It may take several weeks to obtain the card, so please plan ahead. This card must be in hand at the time of registration (license number and expiration date). A fingerprinting location can be searched by visiting the Arizona LiveScan Website.

 

For steps view the Applicant Registration User Guide hosted externally.

 

Courses and Requirements

Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant students have a choice to be listed on a registry as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or obtain a license through the Arizona Board of Nursing (AZBN) as a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA). Students who are seeking the LNA license must submit a FD-258 Fingerprint Card directly to the AZBN prior to a license being issued. Information related to Fingerprint card instructions can be found by visiting the Arizona Board of Nursing Fingerprint Card Instructions Page. Information related to criminal history and licensing can be found by visiting the Arizona Board of Nursing Criminal History Page.

Course: NUR 110, Nursing Assistant I, 4 Credits

The Certified Nursing Assistant’s role will focus on the adult population which covers the basic concepts required to become a member of the health care team in long-term and acute care settings. Topics to be taught include (but not limited to) an understanding of activities of daily living, communication, basic nutrition, basic emergency care, principles of infection control, medical terminology, resident safety, and ethical/legal aspects of health care. Fundamental nursing skills based upon the basic nursing concepts above will be reinforced through giving individualized resident care in the classroom, lab, lab practice time, and clinical rotations. This class meets 6 hours per week.

Course: NUR 111, Nursing Assistant Clinical I, 1 Credit, (40 hours of Clinical)

This course will the clinical for for as a Nursing Students will to all members of the team and of and of based in care. This course requires forty (40) hours of supervised clinical in a variety of health care facilities.Students must have a grade of 75% or more in nursing 110 to attend clinicals. Clinical dates and times are scheduled during the semester.

Textbook and Supplies

A textbook and workbook are required for the courses are available at the CCC Bookstore on the Lone Tree campus.

 

Additional supplies are required for the Nursing Assistant courses. A list along with the cost of supplies, tuition and textbook/workbook are available in the CNA Information Handout.

Required Documents at the Time of Registration

Documents required to be in-hand at the time of registration include:

  1. Current American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR certification card
  2. Evidence of a negative TB skin test that is current and will not expire before the end of the semester
  3. Arizona DPS Fingerprint card
  4. Flu shot for the current flu season (flu season is October – April)
  5. Pre-requisite or Co-Requisite AHS 131, Medical Terminology
  6. Tdap
  7. Proof of 2 Varicella shots or positive titer read by a healthcare provider
  8. Proof 2 MMR shots or positive titer read by a healthcare provider
  9. RDG 099, or placement test scores beyond prerequisite course
  10. Math 088, or placement test scores beyond prerequisite course
     
  • You may call Registration for more information: Fourth Street 928-526-7601 or Lone Tree 928-226-4299 regarding tuition and registration.
  • You may contact Testing Services for information regarding placement testing: 928-226-4323, visit the Testing Services page for more information.
  • You may contact Financial Aid for more information: 928-226-4219

 

Please note that all requirements take time to accumulate. Please start early in acquiring all the required documentation to register for the Nursing Assistant classes.

 

You may call the Nursing Department at anytime with questions.

Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 – 5:00 pm.
 

  • We are located on the Fourth Street Campus.
  • Our phone number is 928-526-7640