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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Duration: 11 weeks

Schedule/Format: Hybrid. In-person for the first six weeks, Monday-Thursday, 9am-1pm and Wednesday 6-8pm. Four weeks online, Monday-Wednesday, 9am-11am. Fourth week is Monday and Tuesday from 9-11a with a 30 minute skills test scheduled sometime during the week (days vary). Following the 4 weeks of online training, two 8-hour in-person clinical days are required. Candidates must participate in full CrossPurpose program sequence (6 months).

Location: CrossPurpose has two locations: NE Denver, 3050 Richard Allen Ct., Denver, CO 80205 and South Metro, 3855 S Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113

Training Provider: CrossPurpose powered by South Denver School of Nursing Arts 

Program Cost: Free

Jobs Starting At: $20/hr

Minimum Requirements: Pass background check, 6th grade math/reading, minimal criminal violations, up-to-date vaccinations, TB test. Live within 1 hour of a Cross Purpose location.

Physical Needs / Demands: Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to support, push, and pull 50 pounds.

Best-Fit Learner Profile: Interested in medical field. Likes working other medical professionals to provide excellent patient care. Ability to assist patients with daily activities (hygiene, exercise, recreation, etc.)

About Roles in This Field

Becoming a CNA is an entry into a high wage career in the healthcare industry. It can even be a great launching point into clinical nursing. CrossPurpose training includes additional clinical rotations in a hospital setting and direct hiring opportunities into hospitals or long-term care facilities.