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Nursing Assistant

Career Training Certificate

Get comprehensive training and practical experience in nursing while preparing to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA).

After passing the Certification Exam for Nursing Assistants in Arizona, work in a doctor’s office, clinic, long-term care facility, assisted living facility, hospital or other health care setting.

Note:  This is a clock-hour, noncredit certificate offered through the PCC Center for Training and Development. 

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: No

Location

Desert Vista Campus

Contact Information

Division of Critical Care
Dean: 520.206.6661
CTD Director: 520.206.5142
Program Coordinator:  520.206.5140

Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Certified Nurse Assistant $28,419

Academic Options

Pursue a practical nurse certificate, or an associate degree in nursing.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Requirement Modules

Module # Title Hours
NA 810 Nursing Assistant 120
Total 120

www.pima.edu/nursing-asst-cert

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