Certified Nurse Aide

  • Mimi Bourquin- Instructor

    Applications for Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Spring 2020 semester are due November 1, 2019. The CNA class is for Seniors only, offered during the afternoon session, 11:15 to 1:20pm. Contact your counselor or Mimi Bourquin for an application.


    Grade level 12. Students are selected by application process and letters of recommendation. Foundation in ASD Health Care/Medical Academy classes and recommended.  Approximately $300 in fees required for clinical requirements and CNA licensing exam. PM session only. 

    Certified Nurse Aide


    Why take this course?

    • Apply classroom knowledge andskills during clinical rotations working side-by-side with a licensed CNA in nursing and assisted living homes
    • Practice essential skills to develop hands-on techniques and understand career expectations
    • Career focus: prepare for industry certifications for immediate employment and further education in health care


    Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) class is a rigorous and fast-paced class designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the Alaska State Board of Nursing. This class includes supervised skills training and practice, and approximately 60 hours of clinical experience outside of the classroom with clients in long term care (nursing home) and assisted living facilities. Upon successful completion of the course, students qualify to take the Alaska state exam for a nationally recognized CNA license. CNAs are qualified to work in a variety of entry-level healthcare positions in hospitals, nursing homes, and home health. CNAs provide direct hands-on care which requires a strong concept of safety and high-level of maturity. Excellent attendance, teamwork and participation are critical for student success.  


    .5 Health/PE credit

    1 elective credit


    AHA BLS Healthcare Provider CPR

    College credit available


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