75 Hour Nurse Aide at Iowa Central
75 Hour Nurse Aide
Career Options / Certified Nurse Aid

75 Hour Nurse Aide

Iowa Central Community Colleges offers training programs for those interested in becoming Certified Nursing Assistants. The program is offered several times a year in a variety of locations and are taught by Registered Nurses. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to care for patients/residents in a variety of long-term care facilities and to be successful on the Iowa Direct Care Worker registry exams. Successful completion of these exams is required by State Legislation to work in a long-term care facility. The Nurse Aide courses are offered for both credit and noncredit and are prerequisites to the nursing program.

Testing Dates and Times

Skills and written tests are scheduled for Thursday’s from 11:00am to 4:00pm.  Please contact Brenda Larsen at 515-574-1330 or larsen@iowacentral.edu for more information and to register for testing.

Program Cost

Book   $76.00
Gait Belt   $10.00
Uniform   $30.00
Program Total:
State testing is not included in the class cost. State Testing is $175.00

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure Information

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Nurse Aide classes offered are worth 3 credit hours.

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To enroll in the 75-hour Nurse Aide Course for credit please contact:

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Brenda Larsen
Office: AST-203

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