Be employed as a CNA in a few weeks! Learn basic patient care skills, the CNA role on the healthcare team, disease processes, infection control and safety issues. Combined with the clinical portion (AHE-580), this course meets all requirements to be eligible for CNA certification in MD and prepares students for the GNA test. Requires study time outside of class. Includes tests, which must be passed prior to starting clinical. Prerequisites: AHE-257 CNA Preparation, American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR. Students must take the College's reading placement test no later than one week before the first session.