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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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Certified Nurse Assistant - Accelerated Program - Weirton (seat reservation)

Calendar Jan 31, 2023

Weirton Campus

Classes are being schedule for January - please check back for dates.  If you want additional information or to be put onto our list to contact, please email Karri Mulhern @

Program length: (65 contact hours of classroom instruction, 55 contact hours of clinical instruction)

There is a $25 seat reservation that is refundable if qualified for financial aid.   Please contact Karri Mulhern about the special financial aid for this class (

The Certified Nursing Assistant program prepares individuals for an entry-level position in the health care field. Graduates work closely with patients under the supervision of a registered nurse. The nursing assistant provides important information on patient conditions to nurses and is vital to the daily operations of a skilled nursing facility, home health organization, or hospital. After program completion, prospective Nursing Assistants take a competency examination to become certified. 

Additionally, program completers can receive college credit towards WVNCC’s Patient Care Technician Certificate – a one-year program.

For THIS class, Uniforms and Certification Costs are included with tuition. There is also additional funding for those who qualify. For any questions please contact Karri Mulhern - .  

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