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North Dakota CNA Classes

North Dakota CNA Training

With the job market is so crowded right now, many business experts have said that individuals who are not happy with their careers or who cannot find work should consider going back to school. North Dakota CNA classes are designed to prepare students to become a certified nursing assistant. These classes are specially approved training courses that will give students the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a fast-paced medical environment.

Doctors and nurses rely on certified nursing assistants to help them provide a high level of care to their patients. CNA responsibilities usually include recording patient medical histories, taking vital signs, preparing the patient for examination, and answering questions patient may have about health education topics. Anyone who has ever wished that they had a job that allows them to help people live healthier lives should strongly consider becoming a CNA.

Becoming a CNA in North Dakota

Nurse Aides in North Dakota must complete an accepted program of a minimum of 75 hours and pass a competency evaluation. The competency evaluation must be taken within a 4 month grace period if working as a nurse aide already. Of the 75 hours, 16 hours of classroom training must be completed in the following areas:

  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Safety/Emergency Procedures
  • Promoting Independence
  • Respecting Patient Rights

The competency evaluation consists of two parts: a written/oral section and a hands-on skills component. The individual is given 3 attempts to pass the exam before having to enroll in another training program and re-test.

CNAs in North Dakota may renew their licenses every 2 years as long as their work meets the following criteria:

  • It was for pay
  • He or she worked as a nurse aide
  • He or she worked for at least 8 hours in the past 2 years

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other ND Schools with CNA Programs

Maryhill Manor
110 Hillcrest Drive
Enderlin, North Dakota 58027
McKenzie County Memorial Hospital
709 4th Avenue NE
Watford City, North Dakota 58854
Mountrail County Medical Center
615 6th Street SE
Stanley, North Dakota 58784
Napoleon Care Center
311 E 4th St
Napoleon, North Dakota 58561
North Dakota State College of Science
1305 19th Ave. N
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
North Dakota Veteran's Home
1400 Rose Street
Lisbon, North Dakota 58054
North Valley Career & Technology Center
1540 School Road
Grafton, North Dakota 58237
Presentation Medical Center
213 Second Ave NE
Rolla, North Dakota 58367
Sheyenne Care Center
979 Central Avenue N
Valley City, North Dakota 58702
Southwest Healthcare Services
802 2nd St. NW
Bowman, North Dakota 58623
St. Aloisius Medical Center
325 East Brewster
Harvey, North Dakota 58341
St. Benedict's Health Center
851 4th Avenue East
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
St. Catherine's Living Center
1307 7th Street North
Wahpeton, North Dakota 58075
St. Gabriel's Community
4580 Coleman St.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
St. Gerard's Community Nursing Home
613 1st Avenue SW
Hankinson, North Dakota 58041
St. Luke's Home
242 West 10th St.
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
Tioga Medical Center
810 N Welo St.
Tioga, North Dakota 58852
TrainND Northwest
Job Service3416 N Broadway
Minot, North Dakota 58701
TrainND Nothwest
1410 University Ave.
Williston, North Dakota 58801
Trinity Homes
305 8th Avenue NE
Minot, North Dakota 58701
Turtle Mountain Community College
BIA Road #7
Belcourt, North Dakota 58316
Valley Eldercare Center
2900 14th Ave South
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
Wedgewood Manor
804 Main St. West
Cavalier, North Dakota 58220
Williston Senior High School
502 West Highland Drive
Williston, North Dakota 58802
Woodside Village
4004 24th Avenue South
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201


North Dakota CNA Resources on

North Dakota Board of Nursing
919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785

North Dakota Nurses Association