Certified Nurse Aides play a vital role in healthcare delivery by providing routine patient care. Working under the supervision of a nurse, CNAs report vital patient information including temperatures, pulses, and blood pressures. CNAs have direct patient contact assisting with daily activities, such as, bathing, walking, and eating. The Certified Nurse Aide training program consists of lectures, skills development, and clinical training. Learn the proper way to perform nurse aide procedures essential to meet the needs of patients under your care.This program is approved by the State Department of Public Health. This program is eligible for WIA funding -contact CT Works early to inquire.

*Note: Convicted felons may have difficulty finding employment in the healthcare industry.

1) High-school diploma or GED.
2) English language competency. ESL students must be tested prior to registration. Call our office at 860-343-5716 for details.
3) Health Form and Proof of PPD test for Tuberculosis is required before the first class. CNA’s must be in good health and able to lift 40 pounds.
4) Must be at least 18 years of age with valid identification.
5) No long or artificial nails

1) Navy blue nursing uniform or scrubs and white shoes.
2) A watch with a sweep second hand.
3) Gait Belt – available in the College Bookstore

To register please return the Continuing Education Registration Form, the CNA Application, and the CNA Health Form with payment to the Continuing Education Office. Click the links below to obtain the required forms. Price: $1200 (Includes texts, State of CT certification exam fee and CT Nurse Aide Registry application fee.)
CNA Application.pdf
Health Form.pdf
Non-credit registration form.pdf


Spring 2015 Courses:

All courses cost $1299 and require the student to enroll in the lecture as well as the lab and clinical sections.


CNA Middletown Day Program

Lecure: 1/5 – 2/18    M, W    9:00 am – 12:30 pm , Chapman 606  CRN: 1988

Lab:  1/8, 1/13, 1/15    Th, T, Th    9:00 am – 2:00 pm    (Meriden Center) CRN: 1989

Clinical: 1/20 – 2/12    T, Th    8:00 am – 2:00 pm (Middlesex Health Care Center) CRN: 1989


CNA Meriden  Day Program

Lecture: 2/23 – 4/1    M, W    9:00 am -12:30 pm    Meriden Center CRN: 1991

Lab: 2/24, 2/26, 3/3    T, Th, T    8:00 am – 12:30 pm    Meriden Center 401    CRN: 1992

Clinical:  3/5 – 3/21    T, Th    8:00 am – 2:00 pm    Wadsworth Glen    CRN: 1992


CNA Middletown Evening Program

Lecture: 3/9 – 5/4    (No class 4/22) M, W    5:00 pm – 7:40 pm    Chapman 606        CRN: 1996

Lab: 3/12, 3/13, 3/20    Th, F,  Th    4:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Meriden Center 401 CRN: 1997

Clinical: 3/26 – 4/24    Th, F    4:00 pm – 9:20 pm     Wadsworth Glen  CRN: 1997


CNA Middletown/Essex Evening Program 

Lecture: 3/9 – 5/4 (No class 4/22) M, W    5:00 pm – 7:40 pm    Chapman 606    CRN:  1996

Lab: 3/10, 3/17, 3/19    T, T, Th    4:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Essex Meadows    CRN: 1999

Clinical:  3/26 – 4/24    Th, F    4:00 pm – 9:20 pm    Essex Meadows  CRN: 1999


CNA Shoreline Daytime Program  

Lecture: 3/30 – 5/12 (No class 4/6, 5/11)  M, T    9:00 am -12:30 pm    Old Saybrook Town Hall    CRN: 2000

Lab: Th, F, Th    9:00 am – 2:00 pm    Essex Meadows    CRN: 2003

Clinical: 4/16 – 5/8    Th, F    8:00 am – 2:00 pm    Essex Meadows    CRN: 2003

Related Links


Connecticut Department of Public Health Nurse Aide Registry

The Connecticut Department of Public Health has contracted with Prometric, Inc. to manage the Nurse Aide Registry. Certification renewal information and materials are available online at the Department of Public Health websitehttp://www.ct.gov/dph and at the Prometric website http://www.prometric.com/nurseaide/ct. Employment Verification Forms and Change of Name/Address Forms are available on the website.


For More Information

Patti Hard

Secretary II
Phone: 860-343-5713
Email: phard@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Founders Hall, Room 153

Program Coordinator

Diane Bordonaro

Allied Health Program Coordinator
Phone: 860-343-5716
Email: dbordonaro@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Founders Hall, Room 104