Basic Nursing Assistant Program (CNA)

Study format: Face-to-face
Start date: 4/24/2017
Duration: 6 weeks
Externship: Yes
Location: Chicago

Midwestern Career College’s State-approved Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program (CNA) prepares students with the basic skills they need to provide care in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and other healthcare facilities. Through classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, students learn the concepts and principles of nursing care they need to be an effective member of the nursing team.

The Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program (CNA) provides graduates with the comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to gain an entry-level position as a nursing assistant.

Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate the principles and skills to be an entry-level Nursing Assistant in a variety of health-care settings.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with clients, families, and the members of the healthcare team.
  • Provide quality and effective care for patients.
  • Demonstrate legal and ethical conduct.
  • Demonstrate effective critical thinking skills.

Career Outlook

CNA is a great way to get into the healthcare field. You can complete this program in as little as six weeks. Check out job listings in the Chicagoland area for CNAs on Indeed, Career Builder and


Graduates of the CNA program are: