About the program:
In order to meet the rising demand for trained personnel in the health care industry, Kilgore College offers Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) courses for fast-track training that produces successful graduates sought after for entry-level positions in the field. The CNA program will provide the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to providing basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. You will learn about resident’s rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety.
KC offers two programs for nursing assistants. One is a traditional CE program that is of 105 hours in length. The other is a 15 credit hour certificate program.
- Nurse Assistant (Aide) Course Information (CE Program) (pdf)
- Immunizations & Physical Exam Form (pdf)
Day Class Dates (2020) 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (Monday-Thursday):
- Jan. 13 to Feb. 10
- March 16 to April 13
- April 30 to May 28
- July 6 to July 29
Evening Class Dates (2020) 4 to 9 p.m. (Monday-Thursday):
- Feb. 10 to March 30
- March 31 to May 11
- May 18 to June 29
- July 6 to Aug. 13
(NOTE: Clinical sites can be within a 45-mile radius of Longview.)
NOTE: For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with a faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.