Workforce Training

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CNA’s work under the supervision of a nurse and provide assistance to patients with daily tasks.  As a CNA you are responsible for basic care services such as bathing, grooming, feeding patients, assisting nurses with medical equipment and reporting vital signs.  You will provide important social and emotional support and vital information on a patient’s condition to nurses.

The CNA course is a pre-requisite for LCSC’s Nursing Program and the Radiographic Science Program.  Pre-nursing and pre-radiographic science students with certain medical backgrounds may qualify to challenge this course.


CNA On Campus

This course consists of 84 hours of classroom instruction and skills training with an additional 40 hours of clinical rotations outside the classroom.

CNA Online/On Campus

This course consists of 42 hours of skills training in the classroom.  All assignments and quizzes will be completed online.  An additional 40 hours of clinical rotations outside the classroom is required.

Upon successful completion of a CNA course you must take both a skill and written exam to be placed on the Idaho Nurse Aide Registry.  CNA Skills Testing Packet


LCSC Workforce Training

North Lewiston Training Center  - 1920 3rd Avenue North - Lewiston, Idaho 83501
Phone:  208-792-2388 Toll Free:  800-879-0452 Fax:  208-792-2680


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