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North Dakota CNA Classes

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:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other ND Schools with CNA Programs

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