Idaho’s CNA Training programs consist of more training than federal 75 hours requirements and that include:
- 120 hours of total training, consisting of theoretical classroom and clinical training.
- 80 hours of classroom instruction
- 40 hours of clinical hands-on training
The training is imparted under the supervision of a RN or LPN, who has 1 to 2 years of experience.
The basic curriculum for the training includes:
- Basic nursing and clinical skills.
- Human anatomy.
- Emergency Cares
- Infection control
- Use of medical terminology
- Nutrition and infection control.
- Anatomy Personal care skills
- Communication and Interpersonal skills
- Safety techniques
- Assistance to dying patients
- Additional skills
The training is offered in numerous high schools, community and vocational institutes, trade schools, technical institutes and long term care facilities.
A student can also attend Free CNA Training by applying to non profit organizations, who works toward the uplift of low income bracket people. Even state and federal grants, scholarships can be obtained for free programs. The long term care units also sponsors candidates with a pre-condition that they will work in their facility after completion of CNA Program. Online Training programs are also available for working personnel.
Few CNA Training Schools in Idaho:
College of Southern Idaho Nurse Aide Course – Twin Falls
315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83303
Lewis-Clark State College – Workforce Training – North Lewiston Training Center
1920 3rd Ave. North, Lewiston, ID 83501
North Idaho College Nursing Assistant Course – Coeur d’Alene
1000 West Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
Boise State University – Technical Services Building
1464 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725
Boise State University CNA Program – Nampa
2407 Caldwell Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83651
Idaho State University – Pocatello
921 South 8th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83209
Clearwater Health and Rehabilitation Center Nurse Aide Course – Orofino
1204 Shriver Rd., Orofino, Idaho 83544
Region 2 Academy Health Professions Program – Lewiston
P.O. Box 1414, Lewiston, ID 83501