Minnesota will need to fill nearly 60,000 elderly-care giver and direct-care positions by 2020. Our unique 20-week CNA/CHW Training Program, with senior care focus, will give you the skills and certification to start a well-paying career in the rapidly growing caregiver marketplace. Upon graduation, you will receive dual certification as a CNA and CHW.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) assist nurses to ensure optimal patient care:
• Assist with activities of daily living
• Basic nursing skills in long-term care
• Taking blood pressure
Community Health Workers (CHW) play an integral role between the senior population and healthcare systems:
• Disease prevention and management
• Goal writing and community resource navigation
“Amazing. I could have never imagined, fresh out of school, starting my new job at HCMC and be making over $20 an hour!” -Destiny, CHW Graduate
|Weeks 1-15||Weeks 16-20|
||CNA (weeks 16-18)
CHW Internship (weeks 19-20)
Senior Care CNA/CHW’s work in:
• Hospitals & Clinics
• Nursing Homes
• Assisted Living Centers
• Health Agencies
• Personal Care Facilities
We will also provide Job Readiness Skills and help you find a job. Discover your future today at Summit Academy!
Healthcare Background Check
Background concerns are very relevant in the healthcare field and make it more difficult for you to get a job.
Background checks will be conducted
– No Felonies
– No Gross Misdemeanors