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CNA Certificate

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CNA Training


Georgia Highlands College is now offering CNA Certificate courses thru the Continuing Education Department. These courses will be 21 sessions in length and will be offered at the Heritage Hall Campus in downtown Rome. Upon completion of the course, students will qualify to sit for the CNA Certification exam.

Starting with the Fall 2016 nursing class, students applying for the nursing program will be required to provide documentation of CNA certification along with their nursing applications. If accepted, CNA is required to be completed by the start of fall semester.

This course is designed to assist the beginning student with an interest in healthcare to attain the necessary skills to provide assistance to persons having healthcare issues to maintain their health at the highest possible level. The course follows the federally mandated guidelines set by the Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987 for nursing assistants working in long-term care under direction of a Licensed Nurse to provide assistance with the activities of daily living. On satisfactory completion of the course the student will eligible to take the written/ oral and skills tests for certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Communication, ability to work as a team member and clinical competency are key components of the course. Supervised practice in campus and community facilities is used to develop basic nursing skills. Pre-nursing students are encouraged to begin their nursing careers at the beginning care giver level.

Class will have class sessions and clinical. Click for dates

Registration fee does not include books.


Instructor:   Donna Mathis

For further information on any class or to register, please call
678-872-8230 or E-mail
Georgia Highlands College
The University System of Georgia
Rome, Cartersville, Dallas, and Marietta, Georgia
AA/EE/EEO Institution, ADA