Course Detail: CNAB - Nurse Assistant (CNA) Training Program (Online with Face-to-Face Labs & Clinical)

This online training program consists of a combination of 4 weeks of Nurse Assistant theory in an online setting in addition to face-to-face lab and clinical instruction. Students complete 4 weeks of online coursework, then attend labs and clinicals in person on a predetermined schedule.

The training program is delivered in an online format that involves logging into an online class in Blackboard to complete coursework and participate in discussions for a period of four (4) weeks. During this time, students will have assignments, discussion boards, quizzes, and exams to complete each week. Coursework is generally due on Sundays with the next week's assignments/coursework being available each Monday. Following the 4-week online portion, students attend two (2) 8-hour in-person lab days and two (2) 8-hour in-person clinical days.  Students will be scheduled to take the state certification exam on a date generally within two (2) weeks of the last day of class, which upon passing, will certify them as a Certified Nurse Assistant in North Dakota.

Participants are required to complete the two (2) 8-hour lab days and two (2) 8-hour clinical days as part of the training.  In-person lab is scheduled to occur November 7 & 8, 2022 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM at Bergstrom Technical Center, Lake Region State College, 1801 College Dr N, Devils Lake, ND 58301.  In-person, simulated clinical is scheduled to take place November 9 & 10, 2022 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM at Bergstrom Technical Center, Lake Region State College, 1801 College Dr N, Devils Lake, ND 58301.

Cost includes books, training materials, laboratory fees, and your first attempt at the state CNA exam held at Lake Region State College.

The online portion of the course will be accessible via Blackboard ( beginning at 4:00PM on the first day of class.  Students will not be able to access the course content in Blackboard until after 4:00PM CST.

No college credit is awarded for completion of this course.

Minimum Age: Students must be 15 years of age by the start date of the course.

Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions for CNA classes.

Registration for the online Nurse Assistant Training Program will close 5 days prior to the class start date.

If you have questions regarding CNA courses, please call 701-662-1578.

ESL students are highly recommended to take an English assessment exam prior to registration. Information about TOEFL testing availability can be found here.

Would you like topursue a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) job? Job Service North Dakota may beable to help cover the cost of tuition, fees and books for training through theWIOA program. WIOA is a federal program officially known as the Workforce Innovationand Opportunity Act. Visit our webpage at or contact an Employment Advisor at one of ournine Workforce Centers across North Dakota to learn more about WIOA.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation more than 5 days prior to start of training results in a 25% cancellation fee based on the class fee. Cancellation 5 days or less to the start of training results in no refund.

By registering for this course, you agree to the attendance policy listed in the sample training program syllabus, and the cancellation policy noted above.

LRSC is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Sandi Lillehaugen, Human Resource Manager, Lake Region State College, (701) 662-1543.

Course Resources
FERPA Release (PDF Document) : Necessary if a sponsor, employer, or parent needs to be notified about student's progress in the course.
Headmaster State CNA Exam Candidate Handbook (PDF Document)
Headmaster 1101ND State CNA Exam Application : Use this link to fill out the state CNA exam application online, save a copy to your computer, then submit via email to
Sample Course Syllabus - Online/Blended CNA Training (PDF Document)
CNA Frequently Asked Questions (PDF Document)

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