Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The Community College of Rhode Island, Division of Workforce Partnerships Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course is a Rhode Island Department of Health-approved course.
The course is 12-15 weeks, comprising of lectures, skill labs, and clinical. The lecture and skill labs are intertwined through the first 10-12 weeks of the course. Clinicals are in the final 1.5 weeks. Lectures are offered in-person or online depending on course selection.
Must have a GED or high school diploma to register for the course. If you are 16 years or older and a current high school student or a CCRI Pre-Nursing student, please contact [email protected] for additional instructions. Bilingual students are encouraged to apply.
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