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Course Description

Nurse aide training program approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing (80 hours).  Focused on the nursing assistant role as it applies to resident/ patient care. Topics include communication, emergency/ first aid, infection prevention/ control, holistic care, promotion of independence, resident rights, death and dying care, body systems and conditions, observation, reporting to the nurse, dementia/ Alzheimers care, basic nursing personal care skills, nutrition and hydration, vital signs (including manual BP), rehabilitation care, skills demonstration/videos for state tested skills, onsite labs, hands-on clinical simulation preparation with LTCF equipment. Included with the course is an optional OPEN LAB SKILL date(s) held after graduation and prior to state testing. Currently a PPE/ Instructor lab fee will be necessary (only $10) to offset additional costs due to COVID-19. Students can sign up for an Open LAB SKILL date when they become available by going to our registration page. Please note that OPEN LAB SKILL dates are only offered to graduates of Compass Nursing Arts. Do not sign up unless you are a student who has graduated from our program. (Sorry there are no refunds).

Options for CNA Course Completion:  


5 hour classes except *CLINICAL SIMULATION (6.5hrs during COVID-19. *ADD one more hour of class on clinical simulation days).

6 days for FT Hybrid (part online), 10 days for Traditional sec. A 

For the Fast Track: Hybrid (AH, BH, CH):


AH: M,T,W, 8:30-1:40pm

(school day schedule)


T,W,TH, 5p-10:10pm 

CH: Full week (6 days)

(must complete most of online prior to day 1)

Traditional: (all in class & homework, NO ONLINE)

A: M-F, 8:30-1:40pm (school day schedule)

Homework prior to class required. 



OR to pay Deposit or Tuition Balance Due ($725) 

Colorado NA Handbook Link


Choose infacility (requires code) or Regional (no code required)


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Looking to get some help with tuition?Employer Sponsor:

(must be able to commit to at least 6 months to a year

of employment in LTCF or Home Health)

* Please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to you class start date. 

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CHOOSE Supplemental CNA Class options Below!

PEDIATRIC PLUS: 8 CEUS, $75 online, plus lab and class, for next onsite date, Saturday, 9am-1pm please contact us!
EnCompassed Care Certification: $50, 4 CEUs lab/class onsite, (2 more CEUS-free online).
SIGN UP ON OUR REGISTRATION PAGE OR CALL US! You do not need to be a former student to particiapate!

If your a facility or agency, we can come to you! It's all about caring! 

108 West Baseline Road

Lafayette, CO 80026

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