All classes will be held at Health Tech Associates, 1441 29th St., Ste. 303, West Des Moines.

Clinicals will be arranged in the Des Moines area.

75-Hour CNA Class

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.

150-Hour Advanced CNA

Advanced 150 hour CNA is highly sought after for working in a hospital and caring for acutely ill patients. Our advanced CNA meets all entrance requirements for nursing school.

The advanced nurse aide course is an additional 75 hours of training which prepares the student to work in an acute care setting. This course is online.

Pre-requisites for Advanced CNA:

  • Documentation of the successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide Training Course 
  • American Heart Association -Provider CPR (BLS)
  • Flu vaccine for the current year
  • Two-step TB test or chest x-ray