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Contact Program Instructor/ Manager Kay Whitney, MSN, RN, at 505-247-3658 ext. 45509, or, or visit her webpage.

Certified Nursing Assistant

CNM/CEC Dual Credit

Nursing assistantsWould you like to enter the heath care job market? Nursing Assistants are vital members of the health care team. This one-semester course includes:

  • Nursing Assistant Skills
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology and Infection Control
  • Emphasis on communication, professionalism and compassion
  • Preparation for state Nursing Assistant Certification Exam


  • Must be a Junior or Senior in High School
  • Must pass Health 1001 at CNM.
  • Pass the Accuplacer exam.

There is approximately $250.00 in lab fees that cover uniforms, stethoscope, background check, drug screening and classroom supplies. The student will also be required to have reliable transportation to clinical sites.