Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
Q. WHAT IS A CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT?
A. Certified Nurse Assistants are health care providers who have successfully
completed a state-approved Basics Nurse Assistant Training Program and passed the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation given by the state.
Q. HOW CAN I BE A CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT?
A. You have to undergo a state-approved training program for CNA. This should
provide you with a comprehensive theory and clinical training needed to meet Illinois Department of Public Health requirements for Certified Nurse Assistant.
Q. HOW FAST IS THE PROGRAM?
A. The program will last for five (5) weeks for 120 hours, divided into 80
Hours for theory and 40 hours for Clinical application.
Q. AM I QUALIFIED?
A. If you have these four (4) qualities … then you’re qualified.
- At least an 8th grader
- Able to speak and understand English
- Pass a reading test
Q. HOW MUCH WILL IT COST ME?
A. Think of it as investment compared to vast opportunity that awaits you. It is indeed a wise investment.
Q. WHERE CAN I REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM?
A. Career Training Center of Chicago has a certified nurse assistant program approved by the State. It demands a high standard for its instructors and experiences educators with high percentage record of students who passed the state-administered competency evaluation.