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North Dakota CNA Programs

North Dakota CNA Training

With the job market is so crowded right now, many business experts have said that individuals who are not happy with their careers or who cannot find work should consider going back to school. North Dakota CNA classes are designed to prepare students to become a certified nursing assistant. These classes are specially approved training courses that will give students the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a fast-paced medical environment.

Doctors and nurses rely on certified nursing assistants to help them provide a high level of care to their patients. CNA responsibilities usually include recording patient medical histories, taking vital signs, preparing the patient for examination, and answering questions patient may have about health education topics. Anyone who has ever wished that they had a job that allows them to help people live healthier lives should strongly consider becoming a CNA.

Becoming a CNA in North Dakota

Nurse Aides in North Dakota must complete an accepted program of a minimum of 75 hours and pass a competency evaluation. The competency evaluation must be taken within a 4 month grace period if working as a nurse aide already. Of the 75 hours, 16 hours of classroom training must be completed in the following areas:

  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Safety/Emergency Procedures
  • Promoting Independence
  • Respecting Patient Rights

The competency evaluation consists of two parts: a written/oral section and a hands-on skills component. The individual is given 3 attempts to pass the exam before having to enroll in another training program and re-test.

CNAs in North Dakota may renew their licenses every 2 years as long as their work meets the following criteria:

  • It was for pay
  • He or she worked as a nurse aide
  • He or she worked for at least 8 hours in the past 2 years

Additional Resources:

ND CNA Programs

Other ND Schools with CNA Programs

American Red Cross Minn-Kota Chapter
2608 12th St. N
Fargo, ND 58103
Benedictine Living Center
609 4th Ave. N
Garrison, ND 58540
Bethel Lutheran Home
1515 2nd Avenue West
Williston, ND 58801
Bismarck Public Schools
1221 College Drive
Bismarck, ND 58501
Bismarck State College
1500 Edwards Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58506
Burdick Job Corps Center
1500 University Ave. West
Minot, ND 58703
Cooperstown Medical Center
1200 Roberts Avenue
Cooperstown, ND 58425
Dakota Travel Nurse Inc.
502 W Main Street
Mandan, ND 58554
Fargo Adult Learning Center
315 North University Dr.
Fargo, ND 58102
Fort Berthold Community College
220 8th Ave N
New Town, ND 58763
Good Samaritan Society
326 Rainbow Road
Osnabrock, ND 58269
Good Samaritan Society
608 4th Ave SW
Lakota, ND 58344
Good Samaritan Society
401 Millionaire Avenue
Mott, ND 58646
Good Samaritan Society
213 N 9th Street
Oakes, ND 58474
Good Samaritan Society
705 SE 4th St.
Crosby, ND 58730
Good Samaritan Society
602 E Main St
Mohall, ND 58761
Good Samaritan Society
501 East Front St.
Larimore, ND 58251
Grand Forks Public Schools
2400 47th Ave. S
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Healthcare Education Network
330 3rd St. NE
Mayville, ND 58257
Heart of America Medical Center
800 South Main Ave
Rugby, ND 58368
Hill Top Home of Comfort
59 Hill Top Drive
Killdeer, ND 58640
Jacobson Memorial Hospital Care Center
601 East Street N
Elgin, ND 58533
Knife River Care Center
509 Central Avenue N
Beulah, ND 58523
Lake Region State College
1801 College Drive N.
Devils Lake, ND 58301
Langdon Area High School
715 14th Avenue
Langdon, ND 58249
Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd
1226 1st Ave. N
New Rockford, ND 58356
Lutheran Sunset Home
333 Eastern Ave
Grafton, ND 58237
Magic City Campus
1100 11th Avenue SW
Minot, ND 58701
Maple Manor Care Center
1116 9th Ave
Langdon, ND 58249
Marian Manor Healthcare Center
604 Ash Ave East
Glen Ullin, ND 58631

North Dakota CNA Resources on

North Dakota Board of Nursing
919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785

North Dakota Nurses Association