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Lewiston Adult Education

Certified Nursing Assistant

with Gloria Barker


If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experience to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. Nurses aide skills will be taught in an interactive classroom setting and a two-week clinical experience will follow. The course will focus on nursing theory and application, including basic anatomy, physiology, and clinical performance. Students can only be admitted to the program after successfully completing a screening and interview. Applicants are strongly encouraged to job shadow a CNA before interviewing.

All candidates must take the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) before they can be considered for the program. Please call 795-4141 to schedule your CASAS test. All registrations must be made in person. Full payment is due before the first class. There is an additional $145 lab fee for this class.  

Prerequisites: HS diploma, GED, CASAS test, interview. Before a student can begin the clinical phase of the program they must produce documentation of a recent medical physical examination conducted and signed by a physician as well as the following vaccinations: Hep B1, MMR, Tetanus, Chicken Pox, TB. Fee for Background Check is nonrefundable. Classes start on Jan. 23, 2018.

  • Jan 23 - May 2nd, 2018
    Tue - Wed for 15 weeks from 4:00 - 8:30 pm

Lewiston High School

156 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240 Get directions

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