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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, on-site labs, hands-on clinicals. Included with the course is an optional OPEN LAB SKILL date(s) held after graduation and prior to state testing. 

Options for CNA Course Completion:  



Online program developed by our instructors, four days/evenings of 5-hour classes and two 8-hour clinicals shifts at a LTCF.

AH: M,T,W, 8:30-1:40pm

(online and morning)

BH:T,W,TH, 5p-10:10pm

(online and evening) 

CH: Full week (6 days)

(online and morning or afternoon options)


All in class & homework, NO ONLINE

A: morning, NO ONLINE

Plan on a lot of homework!

CLICK HERE to SEE UPCOMING Course start DATES OR to pay Deposit or Tuition Balance Due ($725) 

OR to sign up for OPEN SKILLS LABS

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PLEASE NOTE: We are back to clinicals onsite in LTCFs. COVID vaccination record is required by the LTCF to attend clinicals. Currently LTCFs are also requiring a PCR COVID test a few days prior to clinicals. Here is a link to COVID testing sites close to our school:
Colorado NA Handbook Link



2hrs, instructed Skills Review (only $10)

Open labs are only for students who have graduated from Compass Nursing Arts. One Open Lab is included with your tuition. Please review all skills before attending your Open Lab.

Links to Pearson Vue or questions about Testing

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Located in Lafayette

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108 West Baseline Road

Lafayette, CO 80026


Proud to host CPR Classes:


 Colorado Ready CPR TRAINING

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