Cna Class

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Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) is a required certification to work in a nursing home. Anyone 15 years of age or older can enroll in our program at NRC. Courses are held at NRC and are a combination of online learning and in-person classes. For questions regarding enrollment, please call 507-664-3493.

About Certification

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are critical to the care and service delivery for the residents that live at NRC. To become certified, you will complete a 75-hour training program and take a state exam. The onsite NRC trainer will assist you through your learning and help to prepare you for the state exam.

CNAs provide assistance with day-to-day activities, including:

  • Bathing, dressing and personal hygiene
  • Assisting with eating
  • Assisting in ambulation and mobility
  • Helping nurses with other duties

For more information about enrollment and class availability, apply today for a CNA-in-Training position. Training fees and wages are covered for individuals who choose to work at NRC during or following training.

Upcoming Course Dates

Future course dates will be posted once scheduled.

Paid Training Program

  • Free for newly-hired or long-term NRC employees
  • Flexible, varying course lengths, lasting three weeks or six weeks
  • Two components: classroom and clinical
  • Taught by NRC's award-winning care team; curriculum approved by the Minnesota Department of Health
  • Plenty of hands-on learning experiences
  • Prepares you to take the state Nursing Assistant Registry exam

After passing the exam, you may begin work as a nursing assistant at NRC.