Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

The Certified Nurse Aide training program consists of lectures, skills development, and clinical training. Learn the proper way to perform nursing procedures essential to meeting the needs of patients under your care. The program is approved by the CT State Department of Public Health.

Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) play a vital role in healthcare delivery by providing routine patient care.  Working under the supervision of a nurse, CNAs perform vital patient measurements, including temperatures, pulses, and blood pressures.  CNAs have direct patient contact assisting with daily activities, such as, bathing, walking, and eating.

Students who complete the CNA program are eligible to receive college credit through Charter Oak State College.

$1,199 (includes text, State of CT Certification exam fee, and CT Nurse Aide Registry application fee)

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$24,000 to $32,000

Amount you’ll earn*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics


Diane Bordonaro, MSN RN

Director of Non-Credit Programs
Phone: 860-343-5716
Email: dbordonaro@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 508

Jennifer Mueller

Continuing Ed Assistant/CT Pathways Coordinator
Phone: 860-343-5782
Email: jmueller@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Snow Hall Rm. 515