CNA Training in Arizona

Featured CNA Training Courses in Arizona

Arizona Western College
P.O. Box 929, Yuma, AZ 85366
ArizonaWesternCollege is a public community college located in the sunny southwestern city of Yuma, Arizona. The main campus is located in Yuma; however, the school also offers classes at four other locations in nearby cities. The college currently has over 4,000 full time students and offers over 90 different programs of study.
The CNA program can be started in fall, spring, or summer. At the main campus in Yuma, the fall and spring program takes 8 weeks to complete, and the summer program is expedited at 5 weeks. To be eligible for enrollment, you must have a current CPR certification and pass a reading placement test.  Current costs for the CNA program is approximately $700, which includes textbooks and uniforms.

Fred G. Acosta Job Corps C.N.A. Class – Tucson Arizona
901 South Campbell Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85719
The Job Corps in Arizona provide nursing assistant training at no cost to people who qualify. To qualify, you must meet certain income requirements and be of the ages 17 to 24. While the Job Corps provide a very comprehensive nursing assistant program, it is worth noting that the classes are held in a very strict environment and living on campus is one of the requirements. To read more about getting trained there read our guide on training from the job Corps

Mesa Community College CNA Training Program
1833 West Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202
With 4 locations to choose, Mesa Community college offers convenient access to a comprehensive CNA training program for interested applicants in Mesa, Arizona. The school has been in operation for over 50 years and offers over 180 separate programs. Mesa Community College also offers day-care service for students who are parents and on-campus tutoring
The CNA course at Mesa Comm is a 150 hour course comprising of 60 hours classroom experience and 90 hours of clinicals. The cost of the program is just under $1100 and is one of the better priced programs throughout Arizona. The cost covers your textbook, fingerprinting, drug screen, nursing uniforms as well as a comprehensive background check.
To get admission in the program, you must be either 18 years of age or hold a GED diploma. You must also possess up to date immunization documentation. Effective 2008 applicants are also required to provide proof of citizenship.Taking a nursing assistant program at a community college makes it easy to join a more advanced nursing program in the future as you will have already completed a number of valid nursing credit hours.

Metro Tech – Phoenix
1900 West Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85015
Metro Tech High School prepares young students for successful careers through a wide variety of vocational programs including a nursing assistant program. The school was recently awarded a $900,000 grant, which has allowed the institution to update several training programs.The CNA program is free to students and offers classes on core nursing competencies. These courses also teach the students the importance of applying these basic nursing skills to meet the needs of the patients.

Citadel Care Center nursing assistant Program – Mesa
5121 East Broadway Rd., Mesa, Arizona 85206

Copper Mountain Inn – Globe
1100 Monroe Street, Globe, AZ 85501

Desert Highlands Care Center – Kingman
1081 Kathleen Ave., Kingman, Arizona 86401

East Mesa Care Center CNA Training Arizona
51 South 48th Street, Mesa, AZ 85206

Grace Healthcare of Phoenix Nursing assistant Program Arizona
4202 North 20th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85015

Havasu Nursing Center C.N.A. Training Class
3576 Kearsage Drive, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86406

Infinia at Camp Verde Nurse Aide Training Course
15 East Highway 260, Camp Verde, AZ 86322

Kachina Point Healthcare and Rehab – Sedona
505 Jacks Canyon Road, Sedona, Arizona 86351

La Canada Care Center Nurse Aide Training Program – Tucson Arizona
7970 North La Canada Dr., Tucson, AZ 85704

Sun Grove Village Care Center – Peoria
20625 North Lake Pleasant Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382

Tucson Medical Center Healthcare CNA Course
5301 East Grant Road, Tucson, Arizona 85712

Valley Health Care – Tucson Arizona
5545 East Lee St., Tucson, AZ 85712

Grace Institute, Inc. Nurse Aide training Course – Phoenix Arizona
6201 North 35th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017

Brookline College C.N.A. Class – Phoenix
6049 North 43rd Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85019

Miami High School CNA Training Program
4739 Ragus Rd., Miami, AZ 85539

Did you know we have a study guide?

When transporting a patient on a gurney, where is the best place to stand?

A. by the patient’s feet
B. by the patient’s head
C. in the center of the gurney
D. none of the above

Answer: B- See Section 1 of the CNA Study Guide (Cleanliness and Safety). Always position yourself near the patient’s head when transporting them on a gurney. Push the patient down the hallway feet first to allow them to see where they are going. If you need to leave the patient in the hallway, make sure that you lock the gurney’s wheels.

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3 Responses to CNA Training in Arizona

  1. Alicia G. July 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm #

    I take my CNA certificate to the state of Utah,but now I transfer my certificate to Az and I need 40 hr more .Where can I do my 40 hr of practice in Phx,Az.

    • Admin August 8, 2010 at 10:14 pm #

      Contact the Arizona Nursing board as these laws can vary from state to state. they may be able to suggest a facility where you can work the required 40 hours.

  2. cwhite October 28, 2010 at 12:25 pm #

    is there a way to get your CNA certificate through State of AZ if you have taken a medical Assistant course and passed it in AZ?

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