This program is designed to prepare students for employment as nursing assistants, nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants. Nursing assistants must be certified to work in Florida and successful completion of this program prepares the student to take the Florida Certified Nursing Assistant examination and upon successfully passing the exam, can work as a CNA.

This one semester program is designed to train individuals to work as a nursing assistant, orderly or aid in a variety of healthcare settings. This course will cover basic entry-level information, preparing individuals for further training in health-related occupations. Upon successful completion the graduate will be eligible to sit for the State of Florida examination to become a certified nurse assistant.

Interested students need to first apply for general admission to the college. Upon acceptance, students will need to complete the CNA Registration form.  Students will only be enrolled upon receipt of a complete registration form. Space is limited; incomplete registration forms will not be accepted.

For more information, contact the Office of Advising Services at 305-809-3196 or Julie Kincaid, (305) 809-3544 or julie.kincaid@fkcc.edu