Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Train for a Rewarding Career as a Certified Nursing Assistant

  • 2 weeks to completion
  • Clinical and classroom settings
  • Experienced Instructors
  • Abundant employment opportunities

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.

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Course Content

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:

  • The role of the nursing assistant in health care, including communication skills, documentation, ethical/legal responsibilities, as well as medical terminology
  • Basic knowledge and skills, such as infection control, the Heimlich Maneuver, physiological needs, body mechanics, accident prevention, environmental safety, and emergency situations.
  • Essential nursing care knowledge and skills, including basic anatomy and physiology, the disease process, body systems, measuring vital signs, positioning and transfers, and admission/discharge procedures
  • Restorative care and rehabilitation
  • Specialized job skills and abilities, working with elderly, cognitively impaired patients, death, dying, and post-mortem care

Certified Nursing Assistant Upcoming Program Dates

August 1st- 12th
August 8th – 19th
August 22nd – September 2nd
August 29th – September 9th
September 12th – 23rd
September 19th – 30th
October 3rd – 14th
October 10th – 21st
October 24th – November 4th
October 31st – November 11th
November 14th – 25th
November 21st – December 2nd
December 5th – 16th
December 12th – 23rd

Certification Testing

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.

Your path to a new career starts today!
Call or text (251) 237-9485 to get started.

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Office Locations

Home Healthcare, Hospice Care, and Private Nursing Assistance

MOBILE OFFICE
1515 University Boulevard South
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 343-9600
(251) 380-3338 Fax

MISSISSIPPI OFFICE
10598 D'Iberville Boulevard, Suite B
D'Iberville, MS 39540
(228) 432-8855
(228) 432-8859 Fax

BALDWIN COUNTY OFFICE
6450 Highway 90, Suite F
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
(251) 239-3384
(251) 626-4555 Fax

Store Locations

Medical Supplies and Equipment

WEST MOBILE STORE
1515 University Boulevard South
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 343-2990
(251) 342-6309 Fax

MISSISSIPPI STORE
10598 D'Iberville Boulevard, Suite A
D'Iberville, MS 39540
(228) 432-5622
(228) 432-0008 Fax

BALDWIN COUNTY STORE
6450 Highway 90, Suite F
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
(251) 626-4558
(251) 626-4555 Fax