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Nurse Aide Training

Iowa’s community colleges offer training for individuals interested in becoming certified nursing assistants (CNAs). The colleges offer both classroom studies and hands-on clinical training. Written and skills testing also are provided by the schools. The links below are connected to the course information provided by the community college.

map of iowa zones for cna training courses

Community Colleges for CNA Training

Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W. Park Street

Sheldon, IA 51201-1046

(712) 324-5066 or (800) 352-4907

Fax #: (712) 324-4136

75-Hour Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

Northeast Iowa Community College

1625 Hwy 150 S

P. O. Box 400

Calmar, IA 52132-0400

Phone: (800) 728-2256, ext. 337

Fax: (563) 562-3719

Certified Nurse Aide Training – CNA

Iowa Lakes Community College

19 South 7th Street

Estherville, IA 51334

Phone: (712) 362-2604

Fax: (712) 362-0480 or (712) 362-3505

Health & Medical (Occupations) > Nurse Aide

 

Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Avenue

P. O. Box 5199

Sioux City, IA 51102-5199

Phone: (712) 274-6400 or (800) 352-4649

Fax: (712) 274-6412

Nursing Assistant State Test

 

North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Drive

Mason City, IA 50401

Phone: (888) 466-4222

Fax: (641) 423-1711

Nurse Aide Course

 

 

Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Phone: (800) 362-2793 or (515) 576-7201

Fax: (515) 576-7207

Long-Term Care Non-Credit Courses

 

 

Iowa Valley Community College

3702 South Center Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

Phone: (641) 752-4643

Fax: (641) 752-5909

Direct Care

 

 

 

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue

Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5111 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5111

Fax: (641) 683-5184

Nursing Essentials I/Nurse Aide (CAN) Certification Program

 

 

 

Hawkeye Community College

1501 E. Orange Road

Box 8015

Waterloo, IA 50704-8015

Phone: (319) 296-4201

Fax: (319) 296-4220

Certified Nursing Assistant

 

 

 

 

Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road

Box 180

West Burlington, IA 52655-0180

Phone: (319) 752-2731 or (866) 722-4692

Fax: (319) 752-4033

Health Sciences Academy

 

 

 

 

Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Road

Box 54-C

Council Bluffs, IA 51502-3004

Phone: (712) 325-3200 or (800) 432-5852

Fax: (712) 325-3216

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

 

 

 

 

 

Des Moines Area Community College

2006 South Ankeny Blvd.

Ankeny, IA 50023

Phone: (515) 964-6200 or (800) 362-2127

CNA Class Schedule

CNA Testing Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Phone: (319) 398-5411 or (800) 332-2055

Fax #: (319) 398-1037

Nurse Aide Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Iowa Community College

306 W. River Drive

Davenport, IA 52801

Phone: (563) 336-3300 or (800) 462-3255

Fax #: (563) 336-3350

Certified Nurse Aide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southwestern Community College

1501 West Townline Street

Creston, IA 50801

Phone: (641) 782-7081 or (800) 247-4023

Fax: (641) 782-3312

State of Iowa Nurse Aide Competency Testing