The CNA classes in Pueblo Colorado complies with the State Board of Nursing rules for Certified Nurse aide schooling, training and practice. The students who complete the class successfully are eligible to apply for Colorado State Nurse Aide Certification.
Colorado employers require that the classes that students attend be accredited. Employers will not hire those without certification. Without the certified nursing assistant certification, you would become a liability for the employer.
The Pueblo classes will cover the topics in great detail. Students should thoroughly study the examination materials. The study guides are available through the certifying place you have chosen.
One great thing about choosing a career as a certified nursing assistant, you can find a number of places that will help you get on the right path to your certification. Those students who are interested should contact the Pueblo Colorado CNA training programs below for additional information.
CNA Training in Pueblo Colorado
Academy of Medical
and Health Sciences
1339 South Pueblo Blvd.,
Pueblo, CO 81005
104 Victoria Street #120,
Pueblo, Colorado 81003
Pueblo Community College
900 West Orman Ave.,
Pueblo, CO 81004
Students can choose between day and evening schedules for the 8-week program (16 weeks for evening students). The 123-hour training exceeds the minimum federal requirements to ensure students acquire the skills and procedures needed to provide support to patients in long term care facilities, hospitals, and home health care settings. The course content includes basic nursing principles, infection control, vital signs, communication and interpersonal skills, patient hygiene, patient rights, safety and emergency, patient independence, death and dying. Tuition for the program is $893 and approximately $379 for books and supplies.
University Park Care Center
Nurse Aide Course
945 Desert Flower Blvd.,
Pueblo, Colorado 81001
3673 Parker Boulevard, Pueblo, CO 81008
Applicants must pass a criminal background check and TB skin test. The course fee is $625 plus extra for textbooks, uniform, course materials, gait belt, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, criminal background check, immunization, and TB testing.
Beo Personal Care
Phone: (719) 544-3330
Fax: (719) 385-0201
Applicants must be 18 years or older and have a GED or high school diploma. Acceptance into the program also depends on the outcome of a criminal background check, PPD test for tuberculosis, and payment of the $900 course fee. The course fee includes a set of scrubs, textbook and workbook, watch with second hand, blood pressure kit, gait belt, name badge, urine drug test, TB skin test, background check, and CPR training.
AIM Health Academy
1208 Eagleridge Blvd. Pueblo CO. 81008
The program is available on a morning schedule only. Classes meet from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm from Monday to Friday.