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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

CNA

If you have commitment, drive, and a passion for helping others, a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) may be for you. CNA’s are essential members of every health care team, providing basic, yet critically important care to patients. The CNA program at Snow College introduces students to the healthcare field and patient care. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the Utah Nursing Assistant State Exams.

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UNAR Accredited

Skills Taught

  • How to monitor vitals such as
    • Blood pressure
    • Pulse
    • Respirations
    • Oxygen saturations
    • Blood glucose
  • CPR
  • Monitoring health status
  • Feeding
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Assisting mobility needs

Career Options for Graduates

Upon successful completion of the program and passing the Office of the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (OUNAR) State Exams, students will be prepared for entry-level positions in the following settings:

  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Doctors Office
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Care
  • Individual and Family Services
One Semester

One Semester (6 credits)

Certificate of Completion

Tuition

Tuition*

$360

Student Fees

$45

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Required supplies

Required supplies

$125 (approximate)

Books

Books

$120 per year (approximate)

Fall Semester

Fall

Spring Semester

Spring

Summer Semester

Summer

Students may start this program at the beginning of fall, spring, or summer semester. (August, January, or June) Summer semester for this program is four weeks long.

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Job Outlook

Salary

$29,640

Annual Median Salary

Location

Richfield Campus

Richfield Campus
Location

Ephraim Campus

Ephraim Campus
Location
  • Delta
  • Fillmore
  • Nephi
  • Piute
  • Wayne
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