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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 748
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Nurse Aide (CNA) Testing

Nursing Assistant I (classroom and theory) and II (clinical) are co-requisite course requirements. Concurrent successful completion of these two courses, HSC-173 (three semester hours of college credit) and HSC-174 (one semester hour of college credit), meets the requirements for the 75-hour nurse aide training and students will receive four semester hours of college credit and are eligible to take the nurse aide competency exams upon completion.
Successful completion of the state test will place you on the State Nurse Aide registry. To remain on the nurse aide registry, you must work eight hours in two years at a Long Term Care Facility. If you have any questions regarding the nurse aide registry, call the DCW Registry at 515.281.4077.
One business week after completion of the nurse aide test you can go to the following website www.dia-hfd.state.ia.us to verify registry status and print your DCW card.
Refund Policy: 100% refund will be given when a 24 hour notice is given to the college. A refund will NOT be authorized if the college has not received a 24 hour notification of cancellation. To cancel please call Mary 712-274-8733 extension 1471.

Course Contact

Kerry Patchin BSN, RN
712-274-8733 ext. 2733
800-352-4649 ext. 2733
Mary Steinhauer
712-274-8733 ext. 1471
800-352-4649 ext. 1471
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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu