As a CNA, and a critical part of the nursing team, you'll play a vital role in patient care. In order to prepare you for a wide range of situations, our CNA training in Hartford focuses on academics and hands-on training in a range of skills, including CPR, First Aid, and AED usage, infection control, taking vital signs, range-of-motion exercises, the Art of Caregiving, communication, teamwork, and workplace safety. Throughout your training you'll receive guidance from caring, licensed professional nurses who can help you learn what it takes to succeed.
The purpose of the Certified Nurse Assistant Training Program is to provide information and skills that will enable the student to provide quality care for residents in nursing homes, as well as supplemental information and skills that will enable them to provide quality health care for clients at home and patients in hospitals.
Day classes are 4 weeks long.
- For the first 3 weeks, classes are held Monday – Thursday from 9:00am – 3:15pm.
- Clinical work will be held the last week of class, Monday – Thursday, from 8:00am – 2:15pm, at a specified location assigned to that area.
- For the first 6 weeks, classes are held Tuesday – Thursday from 5:30 pm – 10:00pm.
- Clinical work will be held the last week of class, Monday – Thursday, from 4:45pm – 11:00pm, at a specified location assigned to that area.
The fee for the Certified Nurse Assistant Training program is $1,250.00. This fee will include a textbook, and a certificate prodvided at graduation.
$250.00 non- refundable enrollment fee
$1000.00 must be paid off 7 days prior to start date.
*Cost of Program and Payment plan are subject to change. We accept Visa, MC, Discover or American Express, bank check or money order. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS.
- Present a photo ID at the time of the orientation.
- Complete and pass a National Criminal background check.
- Complete an application form.
- Take an entrance exam, which includes reading comprehension, writing, and basic math. These skills are measured to ensure that the prospective student will be able to read and understand the material in class.
- Before beginning the program, students will be required to submit an ARC physical examination form which includes results from a PPD test.
20 Church St
New Haven, CT
Contact: Kandace Murray at Kandace.Murray@redcross.org or 203-234-2115 for registration information.
American Red Cross
1057 Broad Street - 3rd Floor
Contact Autumn Furlow at Autumn.Furlow2@redcross.org or 203-338-0951 for registration information
American Red Cross
323 Pitkin St. - 111 Founders Plaza 10th Flr
Contact Elizabeth Hernandez at Elizabeth.Hernandez@redcross.org or 860-761-0249
Once you've successfully passed your CNA classes in Hartford, you will be ready to take your state licensing exam and skills test. These exams are up to you to schedule and are not typically hosted at Red Cross training facilities. Test-day requirements vary by location, but will be available to you well before your test date.
All Red Cross CNA classes in Hartford use the most up-to-date course materials available. In addition, they are augmented with a wide range of online resources and manuals, which can be accessed and used throughout your training, and well into your career. Our library also includes a variety of refresher activities and information that can help keep your CPR, First Aid, and AED skills sharp between certifications. This way, you'll be ready to help when it's needed most.