Nursing Assistant Training Program
Level 1 (NA-1)

Who is a Certified Nursing Assistant Level 1?

Nursing Assistant Level 1 students learn the responsibilities, duties, and skills expected of a CNAs in the State of Oregon. Students will be actively involved in the classroom setting, skills lab, and will complete the practicum in a nursing facility in the community.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will be issued a Certificate of Completion and be eligible to apply for certification by competency examination with the OSBN.

NA-1 Training Program Prerequisites

  • NA-1 students must be at least 16 years of age. (The signature of a Parent/Legal Guardian is required for all NA-1 students who are under the age of 18.)
  • NA-1 students must be able to pass a state and national criminal background check and a 10-panel drug screening.
  • NA-1 students must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • NA-1 students must certify they are free from contagious disease, physically and mentally fit, and be able to successfully participate in skills labs and clinicals.
  • NA-1 students must complete an Online Information Session at least five (5) business days prior to registering into a NA-1 program and submit digital signature acknowledging they have viewed an CTI’s Online Information Session and have received, understand, and agree to the information covered in the presentation.
  • At least five (5) business days prior to the first day of class, NA-1 students must present a current government-issued, signature-bearing, photo ID with their legal name and birth date for identity verification.
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Which NA-1 Class is Right for Me?

NA-1 training program classes on offered for accelerated, day, evening, weekend and online schedules. On-Campus classes and Virtual Zoom classes consist of 80 to 84 hours in a classroom / labs and 75 hours in a clinical setting, for a total of 155 to 159 hours. Students in Virtual Zoom classes attend labs on-campus and their clinical rotation at a medical care facility.  The Online NA-1 training program consists of 53 hours of online instruction, 32 hours of on-campus labs, and 75 hours in a clinical setting.

NA-1 Accelerated Classes

  • Accelerated classes move fast and are designed for students with good reading comprehension skills, strong study habits and time management skills.

NA-1 Day & Evening Classes

  • Day and Evening classes allow students more time to read the required chapters, review the course material, practice their skills, and study for exams.

NA-1 Weekend Classes

  • Weekend classes run are held on Saturdays and Sundays over a ten-week period.

NA-1 Virtual Zoom Classes

  • Virtual NA-1 Zoom Classes are instructor-directed and offer students a more structured class schedule and in-depth learning from the comfort of a student's home. Students must have a reliable computer or tablet with an internet connection and an email address.

Online NA-1 Self-Directed Classes

  • In Online NA-1 Self-Directed classes, students work independently during the online portion of the program and must have access to a reliable computer or tablet with an internet connection and an email address.

Program Deadlines

  • At least five (5) business days prior to the first day of class, NA-1 students must complete an Online Information Session, select a class / clinical schedule, submit their completed, signed and dated registration packet, any required program pre-registration eligibility documentation, a copy of their current government issued photo ID, and pay their program tuition in full (unless they set up a tuition payment plan).  (Online NA-1 students and NA-1 students sponsored by facilities and agencies are not eligible for a tuition payment plans.)
  • At least two (2) business days prior to the first day of class, NA-1 students must complete their substance abuse screening and obtain and provide documentation of current TB screening and any required immunization documentation.
  • NA-1 students must obtain and provide documentation of current AHA BLS CPR training at least two (2) business days prior to the first day of class.
  • Students who have scheduled and purchased AHA BLS CPR training through the school must be completed prior to the beginning of the student’s clinical rotation.
  • NA-1 students are required to have their required textbooks, workbooks, and supplies by the first day of class.
  • NA-1 students are required to have their required scrub uniform, medical equipment, and a watch with a second hand by the first day of labs.
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Cost of Training

(Pricing effective for class starting 12/01/2020)

DescriptionPrice
NA-1 Program Tuition
(Includes Class, Labs & Clinical; Criminal Background Check; School NA-1 Handbook; Course Pack; Lab Supplies; Gait Belt*)
$1,425
Online NA-1 Program Tuition
(Includes Class, Labs & Clinical; Criminal Background Check; School NA-1 Handbook; Course Pack; Lab Supplies; Gait Belt*)
$1,475
Substance Abuse
(Drug Screening)
$55

Total

$1,475 to $1,530

Student Responsibility - Additional Expenses (Varies)

  • NA-1 Program Textbook & Workbook Combo Set (available for purchase at the school for $70)
  • NA-1 Program Textbook (available for purchase at the school for $50)
  • NA-1 Workbook - optional (available for purchase at the school for $22)
  • AHA BLS CPR Certification (available for purchase at the school for $65)
  • TB Skin Test (PPD)
  • Medical Equipment – Blood Pressure Cuff / Stethoscope Kit (available for purchase at the school in kit form for $45-$50; also, priced individually)
  • Scrubs (any color/pattern) shoes (closed toe non-skid sole or athletic);
  • A wristwatch, with a second hand (not digital)
  • Note-taking Supplies (paper, post-it flags, notebook/ 3-ring binder, pens/pencils, highlighters)
  • Required Immunization: Influenza (during the flu season)

*OSBN Certification Fees

DescriptionPrice
OSBN CNA-1 Examination Fee$106.00
Fieldprint Fingerprint Collection Fee$64.50

Total

$170.50

* These fees are paid by the student to the OSBN after completion of their program for certification testing. The FIELDPRINT Fingerprint Collection fee is paid by the student after submitting their testing application and fee to the OSBN and receiving an emailed link from the OSBN.