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Become a Certified/Geriatric Nursing Assistant (CNA/GNA)

Our CNA/GNA program delivers fundamental training, from initial introduction to advanced clinical experience, to prepare you for Certified and Geriatric Nursing Assistant exams; CNA credential is eligible for academic credit conversion.

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Course Sequence Order
• CAH145 or ADE641 Foundations for Healthcare Careers
• CAH132 Certified Nursing Assistant Part I
• CAH133 Certified Nursing Assistant Part II
• CAH190 Certified Nursing Assistant-Clinicals


Duration & Format
• Program Duration: Five months
• Timing: Day, Evening classes
• Hybrid Format: In-person and online participation required

Requirements
• English reading and listening skills*
• At least 16 years of age at registration
• Physical exam before Clinical; negative TB test, current vaccines including COVID-19 series
• Current AHA Basic Life Support CPR card or SAF157 CPR Basic Life Support registration.
• Background investigation, fingerprinting, and drug testing (costs included in program fees)

Tuition & Fees*
• Tuition & Class Fees (approximate): up to $3,550
Registration Fees
Textbooks Costs
Financial Assistance Options
• Exam Fees: See below

Credentials & Certifications
• FCC Completion Award (per course) or CEWD Workforce Training Certificate
Maryland Board of Nursing- Certified and/or Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Receive Credit for Prior Learning Experience*
• CAH145- Any of following certifications/licenses: CNA, CMA/CCMA (or other Medical Assistant certification), LPN, RN, EMT-B or EMT-I, CRT, AEMT or Paramedic
• SAF157 - Current AHA Basic Life Support CPR Card valid throughout program

Career Pathways
Learn more about CNA/GNA career growth opportunities.

Contact Us
*Contact Healthcare Careers for details.


Please Note: Residency fees apply ($5 per course for residents outside Frederick County and $10 per course for non-Maryland students). Learn more >>

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CAH190

Tuition $424.00

Fees: $300.00

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (5/6/2024-5/31/2024)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Mary Wilson  2.Lilian Diaz-Chung 

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Class ID: 26206

Section Number: 2

Location: OFF CAMPUS Location : 
  OFF CAMPUS.

Room :  Off Campus Location

Closed

CAH190

Tuition $424.00

Fees: $300.00

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (5/20/2024-6/14/2024)

Instructor : Kathleen Hughes 

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Class ID: 26205

Section Number: 1

Location: OFF CAMPUS Location : 
  OFF CAMPUS.

Room :  Off Campus Location

Closed

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (5/20/2024-6/4/2024)

Instructor : Lilian Diaz-Chung 

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Class ID: 26198

Section Number: 8

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC115

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH132

Tuition $496.00

Fees: $496.00

Weekly - Wed, Thu, Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (6/5/2024-7/2/2024)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kaci Scardapane  2.Lilian Diaz-Chung  3.Kathleen Hughes 

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Class ID: 26201

Section Number: 3

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC116

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH133

Tuition $496.00

Fees: $400.00

Weekly - Wed, Thu, Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (7/3/2024-7/30/2024)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kaci Scardapane  2.Lilian Diaz-Chung  3.Kathleen Hughes 

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Class ID: 26204

Section Number: 1

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC127

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Wed, Mon 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (7/10/2024-8/19/2024)

Instructor : Brandi Luther 

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Class ID: 26979

Section Number: 7

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC126

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Thu, Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/25/2024-9/3/2024)

Instructor : Casey Siecker 

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Class ID: 26970

Section Number: 5

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH190

Tuition $424.00

Fees: $300.00

Weekly - Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM (7/31/2024-8/16/2024)

Instructor : Blackboard Instructor 

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Class ID: 26207

Section Number: 3

Location: OFF CAMPUS Location : 
  OFF CAMPUS.

Room :  Off Campus Location

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Thu, Tue 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (8/1/2024-8/27/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 26956

Section Number: 1

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC116

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (8/5/2024-9/4/2024)

Instructor : Danielle Stoffer 

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Class ID: 26960

Section Number: 2

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC116

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Wed, Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (8/14/2024-9/25/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27003

Section Number: 9

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Tue, Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (8/20/2024-9/26/2024)

Instructor : Nancy Stannert 

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Class ID: 27002

Section Number: 8

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information