75 Hour CNA is Hybrid. The course is 75 hours comprised of 30 hours of online coursework, 15 hours of in-person lab training, and 30 hours of clinical practice with our instructors at a local long-term care facility.

Clinical hours will be arranged in the Des Moines area.

State of Iowa approved 75 hour CNA class. Includes online theory and 16 hours of in-person lab practice in West Des Moines. Students must be able to pass a background check upon entry.

The emphasis in this course will be on students achieving a basic level of knowledge. Students will also demonstrate skills in the clinical setting demonstrating the ability to provide safe and effective resident care.  

The classroom portion of the class is divided into 6 study units. Each unit will consist of lectures quizzes, assignments, and an exam.

Once the student has successfully completed the classroom, lab, and clinical components they are required to take a state certification exam. The state certification exam consists of a skills demonstration and written test. To become certified and work in the state of Iowa the student must pass the state certification exam with 70% or better.

Health Tech Associates can assist you to schedule your state exam and may transport you to and from the testing.

The 2022 Course Calendar

This calendar reflects all in-person days for each class.