Certified Nursing Assistant (Long Term Care)
Who We Are
This program prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for the expanding role of the nursing assistant in a long term care setting. On completion, the graduate will be prepared for employment as a nursing assistant in Long-term care, Assisted Living facilities, Sub-Acute Care, under the supervision of the RN/LPN. Clinical experience is provided at local long-term care facilities.
- Submit an admission application to Daytona State College online or on any campus.
- Print the CNA Information Packet. The information will tell you what you must complete by the first day of class. Requirements include:
- A physical exam
- Level II background check*
- Drug screening
- Purchase CNA Lab Kit, using the order form in the Course Packet. This is the only way to obtain your CNA Lab Kit, which you must have the first week of class. Please take note of the order end date or you will pay late fees.
* If any of the categories regarding criminal offenses are cause for concern, please contact the School of Nursing or call the CNA Registry at (850) 245-4567.
Launch your path with a Nursing Assistant (Long Term Care) Certificate
Most commonly a CNA will provide basic nursing care in hospitals, long term care nursing facilities, home health aide agencies and assisted living
centers. The most important part of a CNA's job is to help elderly patients with the
major activities that are required for them to live their lives.
- Nursing Homes (around 37% of CNAs work at nursing care facilities)
- Assisted Living and Retirement Communities
- Home Healthcare
- Government Facilities
Fall (September - November)
Mandatory CNA Orientation
September 12, 2022
Monday: 5 - 7 p.m.
Daytona Beach Campus, Building 320, Room 328
September 26, 2022 - November 17, 2022
Monday - Wednesday: 5 - 9:50 p.m.