Certified Nursing Assistant

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Angela, Nursing

Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Harrison College offers you the chance to gain unique skills in areas you may have never considered. 

We are here to support you while you pursue your academic, professional and personal goals. You will be taught the knowledge to impact and improve quality of health care in a number of health care facilities including hospitals, nursing homes and retirement facilities.

When you graduate from the Certified Nursing Assistant program, you will have accomplished a major step toward being eligible to take the CNA exam, a licensing exam that allows you to begin fulfilling your dream of becoming a nursing assistant. 

Download our CNA program sheet to learn more.

"The staff at Harrison are excited for you to succeed—they are constantly pushing you along." Angela, Nursing
Angela, Nursing

About Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified nursing assistants are vital to patient care services and provide essential support to health care teams. As a certified nursing assistant, you will be responsible for assisting licensed nurses with direct patient care in diverse health care settings, helping patients with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming and eating, colleting important data such as vital signs and intake and output and working hard to make sure patients and families are comfortable.

If you are compassionate, hardworking and willing to learn, you have some of the core qualities that make a successful certified nursing assistant.

Salary & Employment

As a certified nursing assistant, you can expect to make around $25,100 per year, according to O*Net.

The nursing field is predicted to grow, according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states, “the increasing demand for home and community-based long-term care will lead to increased opportunities for in-home health and community rehabilitation services.” 

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