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CNA courses will continue to be blended online classes. Basic CNA starts every Monday and advanced CNA starts every Wednesday. Grant funds are now depleted. Tuition payment is required at the time of registration.

Health Tech Associates offers quality CNA and CPR education with flexible class schedules, experienced nurse educators, and your key to career advancement! We are located at 1441 29th St. Ste 303 West Des Moines, IA 50266.

Basic CNA Classes start each Monday and require an in-person meeting with the director prior to admission. The course is hybrid with 15 hours of lab time required at the training center in West Des Moines. Clinical locations rotate around the Des Moines area and each student must complete and 30 hours of clinical practice. The CNA class, lab time, and clinical practice must be complete within 30 days of starting.

Advanced CNA Classes start each Wednesday and require an in-person meeting with the director prior to admission. The course is 100% online. The advanced CNA class must be complete within 30 days of starting.

To be registered for the Advanced class you must provide a copy of a basic CNA class completion certificate.

What certification do you need?

CNA is a Certified Nursing Assistant

CNAs are employed in nursing facilities, hospitals, residential care facilities, home care agencies, hospices assisted living facilities, and many more. CNAs assist those in need with basic everyday tasks such as dressing, bathing, eating and hygiene needs.

CNA wages are on the rise! Des Moines area CNAs are earning $14-24/hr.

Our 75-Hour CNA Class

Basic CNA Classes start each Monday and require an in-person meeting with the director prior to admission. The course is online with 16 hours of lab time required at the training center in West Des Moines. The CNA class and lab time must be complete within 30 days of starting. Students must be able to speak and read English and pass a background check upon entry.

Advanced CNA

What is the difference between CNA and Advanced CNA? Advanced CNA is preferred to work in the hospital environment. During your Advanced CNA training, you will learn in-depth knowledge about disease processes and emergency care.

Our 150-Hour Advanced CNA Class

Advanced CNA Classes start each Wednesday and require an in-person meeting with the director prior to admission. The course is 100% online. The advanced CNA class must be complete within 30 days of starting. Students must be able to speak and read English and pass a background check upon entry.

We also offer the following CPR classes:

  • BLS Blended online
  • BLS group classes
  • BLS recertification for healthcare providers with a current BLS card
  • HeartSaver group classes
  • HeartSaver Blended online for individuals
  • ACLS Blended online
  • ACLS recertification for healthcare providers with a current ACLS card
  • PALS blended online
  • PALS recertification for healthcare providers with a current PALS card

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