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Certified Nurse Assisting (CNA)

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As the medical field continuously grows, certified nursing assistants are on the front lines for providing quality patient care. Our Certified Nursing Assistant program will provide you with the necessary skills to seek employment in residential health care facilities, adult homes and hospitals and will also prepare you for the New York State Department of Health Certified Nursing Assistant examination. This class is taught by using a combination of classroom instruction, clinical skills lab practice and a clinical internship rotation at one of our area’s health care facilities. Our instructors are health professionals who are committed to helping you attain your goal of entering the health professions. Please call our Health Occupations office for information regarding enrollment requirements.

The Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program …

• Provides you an educational opportunity to develop the medical 

knowledge and clinical skills necessary to become a Nursing Assistant. 

• Prepares you for the New York State Department of Health 

 Certified Nursing Assistant examination. 

• Provides a flexible and short-term educational schedule, with classes 

 available at both our DCMO BOCES Campuses in Norwich and Sidney 


Criminal background check required for employment. If you have a felony or misdemeanor, your ability to obtain employment maybe in jeopardy

Tuition Information

Tuition cost at time of registration is $1550, which includes books, uniform and testing fee for the New York State Nursing Assistant Exam. 

Program pre-requisites include completion of a  physical medical examination and required immunizations.


Registration is open.  

Priority given to Military Service Veterans. 

Funding available for individuals receiving SNAP benefits.