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CNA Training

CNA Training Resources

Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) fill the most hands-on role in resident care and are integral to the care process. CNA positions also represent the highest number of vacancies and rate of turnover in skilled nursing and assisted living. Identify onsite CNA training programs in your area and explore a new online training program from IHCA/INCAL and partner Academic Platforms.

Blended Online CNA Program

IHCA/INCAL is excited to launch a new Online CNA Program in partnership with Academic Platforms, AHCA’s preferred provider, that will allow non-facility based and facility-based training programs to incorporate  online didactic nurse assistant training in conjunction with their existing clinical training.

Course Features and Benefits

  1. Accessible on smartphones, tablets PCs and Macs
  2. E-book/lectures/video instruction are cloud-based – no downloads or installs
  3. Audiobook capability
  4. Practice tests, study guides, quizzes and chapter reviews
  5. Competency-based skills checklists with visuals and videos
  6. Scheduled in- person skills and clinical training
  7. Grading software for instructor to evaluate students electronically
  8. Data analytics include class activity reports, data by student, student competency
  9. Design that allows organizations the ability to include customized content

Fee Schedule:

*Online classes can include more than one facility to prevent small class or individual charges. Qualified preceptors can be trained to become online instructors to decrease small class and individual fees.

View the complete 2020 Pricing Policy and Drop Class Policy here.

Volume discounts are also available. Please contact Gwynette Winstead at Academic Platforms for more information.

More Resources

Become a Nurse Aide Program Director or Instructor

The Indiana State Department of Health’s Administrative Standards for Nurse Aide Training Program can be accessed here.

Please note: Indiana RNs who meet the licensing and experience requirements can meet “Standard 1.A.3.-Documentation of completion in a course teaching adults” by completing the ISDH approved Nurse Aide Program Director & Instructor Training Seminar offered through Ivy Tech Community College or the IU School of Nursing.

CNA Training Listings

The Indiana State Department of Health oversees approval of Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training sites and maintains a current list of approved facility-based and non-facility based training sites by county, and city.

Explore More Resources

CAREFORTHEAGING.ORG

CareForTheAging.org

AHCA/NCAL WORKFORCE RESOURCES

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STATE, REGIONAL AND LOCAL WORKFORCE RESOURCES

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INDIANA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

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Questions?

Contact Emily Berger, Director of Workforce Development and Member Services