Maine College of Health Professions
70 Middle Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
phone: (207) 795-2840 email:

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course is designed to present the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to become a certified nursing assistant. The curriculum follows Maine guidelines, including:

  • caring for the patient's physical systems
  • infection control
  • care of patients throughout the lifespan
  • entering the health care field

The student is introduced to the concepts of legal and ethical aspects of care, communication, documentation, and safety. The state certification examination will be offered at the end of the course. Classes and labs will be on Wednesday, with additional coursework online and clinical practicum will be scheduled on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. For additional information please visit the following: Information/Admissions Requirements.

 For more information contact Erica Watson – 795-2843 or email