Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Train for a rewarding career as a certified nursing assistant.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
A Certified Nursing Assistant is an important part of many healthcare teams, working in home health, hospital, and nursing home settings. CNAs assist nursing professionals and are involved in providing direct patient care as well as supplemental service. Our CNA school enables students to meet the requirements for certification and obtain employment.
Our CNA training is structured to allow students to understand and address the needs of the patient, while promoting independence and self care. Specific topics of instructions include:
Saad Healthcare Technical College is a regional test center certified by the Alabama Department of Health for CNA testing. Persons who have completed a nurse aid training program approved by the Alabama Department of Nursing within the receding 24 months are eligible to take the exam. The exam includes both a written test and evaluation of clinical skills. Thus, students who complete Saad's CNA program can do their testing at our facility where they have trained.