2021-2022 Catalog Vol. 82 
    Sep 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog Vol. 82 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certified Nurse Aide, (C.N.A.)

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Certified Nurse Aides, or C.N.A.s, provide basic patient care under the direction of nursing staff. C.N.A.s perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, and/or move patients, change linens, and transfer/transport patients. Nurse Aides are often employed in nursing care facilities, where they frequently serve as principal caregivers.

The C.N.A. Program at Blinn College is conducted at multiple Blinn campuses including the Post Office Campus - Bryan, Texas, Hodde Technical Center - Brenham, Texas, and the Schulenburg Campus.  The program consists of 80 hours of classroom and skills lab and 40 hours of clinical experience. 
Total Tuition: $1,000

Pre-Class Requirements:
Before training begins, students must attend a mandatory information session. For complete details, dates of the next information session, class schedule, or enrollment information, please visit www.blinn.edu/workforce.

Program Requirements

  • NURA 1001   Nurse Aide for Health Care Contact Hours: 80
  • NURA 1060  Clinical - Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Contact Hours: 40

Total: 120 Contact Hours

Verify non-credit course offerings with the Technical & Community Programs Division.

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