START YOUR NEW CAREER PATH
Follow these simple steps and you will be on your way in no time
PICK YOUR CERTIFICATION
Certified Nurse Aide / CNA
76-Hour Course: 44 Online and 32 Classroom or Traditional 100%
This 76-hour course teaches how to check vital signs, make up patient beds, assist patients with personal tasks and more.
Certified Medication Aide / CMA
40-Hour Course: 24 Online and 16 Classroom
This 40-hour course teaches how to administer routine medications and monitor a patient’s vitals and behavior while on medication.
Pharmacy Technician / Pharm Tech
142-Hour Course: 124 Online, 10 Classroom, and 8 Externship
This 12-week course teaches basic fulfillment skills, billing practices, IV administration, and order management. Students will also have the opportunity to shadow employees at Community Pharmacy at the end of the program.
Personal Care Assistant / PCA
12-Hour Course: 8 Online and 4 Classroom
This 12-hour course is designed for people new to healthcare. It teaches basic skills and nursing tactics. After completing the course, if you decide to further your training, you can apply your PCA tuition to your CNA tuition.
Pediatric CNA / PEDS
7-Hour Course: 3.5 Online and 3.5 Classroom
This 7-hour course designed with Omaha’s Children’s Hospital and Medical Center teaches how to adapt CNA skills to care for children.
Basic Life Support / BLS
3.5-Hour Course: 100% classroom
This half-day course teaches proper CPR techniques, AED instruction and how to remove airway obstructions in both adults and infants.
Certification Renewals and Testing-Only Options Are Also Available
SELECT YOUR IN-PERSON CLASS TIME AND LOCATION
Decide if you’d prefer to come to the Fort Campus near I-680 and Fort or the Vinton Campus near I-80 and 42nd. Then, choose from weekday options, weekend-only options or evening classes.
|Day of the
|Fort||BLS||Weekday||12/15||9:00 am – 12:30 pm||Friday|
|Fort||PEDS||Weekday||12/15||9:00 am – 12:30 pm||Friday|
|Weekend||12/16, 12/17||8:00 am – 4:30 pm||Saturday & Sunday|
|Fort||CMA Written Exam|
|Weekend||12/17||3:30 – 4:30 pm||Sunday|
|Weekday||12/18, 12/19, 12/20, 12/21||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Monday through Thursday|
|Evening||12/18||5:15 – 6:15 Written|
6:15 – 9:15 Skills
|Hastings||CMA Written Exam||Weekday||12/18||3:00 – 4:00 pm||Monday|
|Columbus||CMA Written Exam||Weekday||12/19||5:00 – 6:00 pm||Tuesday|
|Vinton||CNA Testing||Weekday||12/20||8:30 – 9:30 am Written|
9:30 – 1:30 Skills
|Vinton||CMA Written Exam||Weekday||12/21||8:15 – 9:15 am||Thursday|
|Vinton||CMA Refresher & Recompetency||Weekday||12/21||9:30 am – 12:30 pm||Thursday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekday||12/26, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Tuesday through Friday|
|Fort||CNA Testing |
|Evening||12/27||5:15 – 9:15 Skills||Wednesday|
|Vinton||CNA Refresher||Weekday||12/27||8:30 am – 6:00 pm||Wednesday|
|Vinton||CMA Hybrid||Weekday||12/28, 12/29||8:00 am – 4:30 pm||Thursday & Friday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekday||01/02, 01/03, 01/04, 01/05||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Tuesday through Friday|
|Vinton||CNA Hybrid||Weekday||01/02, 01/03, 01/04, 01/05, 01/08, 01/09, 01/10, 01/11||9:00 am – 1:00 pm||Monday through Friday|
|Fort||CNA Testing – Skills only||Evening||01/03||5:15 – 9:15 pm Skills||Wednesday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekend||01/06, 01/07, 01/13, 01/14||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Saturday & Sunday|
|Fort||CMA Hybrid||Weekend||01/06, 01/07||8:00 am – 4:30 pm||Saturday & Sunday|
|Vinton||CNA Refresher||Weekend||01/06||8:30 am – 6:00 pm||Saturday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekday||01/08, 01/09, 01/10, 01/11||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Monday through Thursday|
|Fort||BLS||Weekday||01/12||9:00 am – 12:30 pm||Friday|
|Fort||CNA Testing||Weekday||01/12||8:30am-9:30am Written|
|Vinton||CNA Hybrid||Weekend||01/13, 01/14, 01/20, 01/21||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Saturday & Sunday|
|Fort||CMA Refresher & Recompetency||Weekday||01/15||8:15 am – 12:15 pm||Monday|
|Fort||CNA Refresher||Weekday||01/15||8:30 am – 6:00 pm||Monday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekday||01/16, 01/17, 01/18, 01/19||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Tuesday through Friday|
|Weekday||01/15, 01/16, 01/17, 01/18, 01/19, 01/22, 01/23, 01/24, 01/25, 01/26,||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Monday through Friday|
|Fort||Pharmacy Tech||Weekend||01/20, 02/17, 03/09, 04/13||9:00 – 11:00 am||Saturday|
|Fort||CNA Refresher||Weekend||01/21||8:30 am – 6:00 pm||Sunday|
|Fort||PEDS||Weekday||01/22||9:00 am – 12:30 pm||Monday|
|Fort||CMA Hybrid||Weekday||01/23, 01/24||8:00 am – 4:30 pm||Tuesday & Wednesday|
|Fort||CNA Testing||Weekday||01/24||8:30am-9:30am Written|
|Vinton||CMA Hybrid||Weekend||01/27, 01/28||8:00 am – 4:30 pm||Saturday & Sunday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekend||01/27, 01/28, 02/03, 02/04||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Saturday & Sunday|
|Fort||CNA Hybrid||Weekday||01/29, 01/30, 01/31, 02/01||8:00 am – 4:45 pm||Monday through Thursday|
|Fort||CNA Testing||Weekday||01/30||8:30am-9:30am Written|
|Vinton||BLS||Weekday||01/31||9:00 am – 12:30 pm||Wednesday|
|Fort||Pharmacy Tech||Weekend||03/23, 04/20, 05/11, 06/15||9:00 – 11:00 am||Saturday|
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
Start the enrollment process by filling out this application. If you don’t know the exact course you’d like to attend, that is okay. Once you submit your information, we will follow up with you.
COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE COURSE WORK
After you check out, you will receive an email with access to your online course work. You must complete all the online homework within the time requirements before your first day of class. If you fail to do so, you will need to transfer to another class and pay the transfer fee.
If you’d like a sneak peek of what the online content looks like, read this article.
COME TO CLASS
This is your opportunity to get hands-on training and practice the skills with our instructors. Class sizes are kept small to ensure everyone has adequate time to study.
PASS YOUR EXAMS
Exam information will be provided during class. In some cases, the exam takes place during class time. In some cases, it will occur after class. All exam fees are included in the tuition rates and testing occurs at the school.