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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program

The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program is designed to teach students how to perform basic nursing care skills for residents in a long-term care facility, under the supervision of Charge personnel. Successful completion of this program, enables the student to take the State of Missouri written and practicum exam for the Certified Nurse Assistant.
This program meets the required 75 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised on-the-job training in an approved long term care facility, as mandated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

For additional information on our CNA Program, please click on the links below:



Funding may be available for students who meet the qualifications, through the local Career Centers. For information about applying and qualifying for this funding, click the Career Center link below:


If you are unable to qualify for Career Center Funding, Sallie Mae offers student loans for Career Training. Click the link below to go to the Sallie Mae website:


In addition, students may call the Continuing Education Office at (636) 481-3144. Class space is very limited, so call early! Students may also email the Continuing Education Department at OR

Spring 2016 CNA Course Information:


Section: 0

Classroom Schedule:
Day/Date/Time: M-T, May 16th - June 28th,
8:00am - 2:30pm 
Location: JCI, Room 109  (Classroom Portion)
Instructor: Karen Amsden

Day/Date/Time: R-F, May 19th - July 1st,
6:30am - 3:00pm
Location: Delmar Gardens of Meramec Valley
Instructor: Lori Casteel 

Fee: $1595 
CRN# 36583

CE Registration Info

By Phone:  
MasterCard/VISA, and Discover only.  
Call (636) 481-3144.
TDD users call (636) 789-5772.
By Mail: 
Fill out and print Registration
 and mail to:
Jefferson College
1000 Viking Dr.
Hillsboro, MO 63050*
*Registration is not complete
until payment is received
In Person:
At Jefferson College Hillsboro:
Continuing Education Office,
Administration Building,
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm 
At Jefferson College Arnold:
Monday-Thursday, 8 am - 8 pm
Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
By FAX: 
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(636) 789-4012. 
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