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Healthy aging, healthy living.

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE

Learn to care for those who need it most

OHAI's Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) program features a six-week enhanced curriculum designed to teach you how to care for individuals, both at home and in a health care setting. Training is divided into four modules, each enabling you to advance your caregiving skills and competency. Courses are led by nurses with geriatric and other health care experience. Taught in both classroom and home environment, students apply concepts issued in real life environments. 

After successful completion of the course candidates are eligible to proceed with state testing to include their LTCA/CNA certification as well as their HHA Home Health Aide certification. Upon passing the state exam, students will be eligible for two certifications as a Long-Term Care Aide (LTCA/CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA). Program graduates who maintain 12 hours of continuing education per year will have their names included in OHAI's public caregiver directory.

Students in the CNA program will learn about:

  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Maintaining Dignity and Independence
  • Safe Environments
  • Problem-Solving
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Common and Chronic Diseases/Health Maintenance
  • Quality-of-Life Care
  • Health Documentation
  • Health Monitoring 
  • Proper Body Mechanics
  • Skills Proficiency
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease
  • Patient and HealthCare Communication


Enrollment Requirements

  • Tuberculosis Vaccination
  • Seasonal Flu Shot
  • OSBI Background Check
  • Drug Screen
  • Professional Student Liability Insurance
  • American Heart Association CPR Certification

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Locations

This program is taught in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Lawton.  If you are interested in learning more about our program, please call our staff at the numbers below.

Oklahoma City

405-271-6424

Tulsa

918-779-7367

Lawton

580-699-3976.