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Continuing Education Certificate Programs

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Online

Total Hours: 125 hours. Anatomy and Physiology (50 hours), Fundamentals of Patient Care (50 hours), Nursing Home Clinical Rotation (30 hours). (Prerequisites: Required prior to clinical CPR100: CPR for Health Care Providers or current national certification from the American Heart Association (AHA.) Completed CNA Medical exam documentation is due at the 1st class meeting. *NOTE: $115 required a testing fee to be paid in class; uniform and textbook fee not included.

Pay average in NYC is $21 per hour ($40,302 annually).


  • High School diploma or equivalency.
  • Demonstrate fluency in English, reading test may be given.
  • Physical examination is due on the 1st day of class.
  • CPR 100: CPR for Health Care Providers or current American Heart Association required before clinical rotation.
  • Basic computer skills are required for online learning.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster are required for in-person skills.



In order to receive a program certificate, you must complete all required courses listed with a grade of C or better. To request a certificate, please send an email to with “Certificate Request” on subject line.


ASSET Scholarship: Scholarship covers 50% of tuition for the program. For more information on how to apply click here.


  1. Anatomy and Physiology /Fundamentals of Patient Care Part 1
  2. Anatomy and Physiology /Fundamentals of Patient Care Part 2
  3. Clinical Rotation

Courses with clinical content are held partially in-person at CUNY on the Concourse, 2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd fl.

The program above is qualified for Workforce1 ITG Vouchers. Individual Training Grant (ITG) vouchers are issued by Workforce1 Career Centers and provide funding for occupational skills training that leads to employment in New York City high-demand occupations. Become a member of a Workforce1 Center near you.

Patient Care Technician Program for CNAs

This program is for CNAs that wish to advance to the position of patient care technician. Please see Patient Care Technician tab and page for more information


Johanna Moncion


For COURSE SCHEDULES or to REGISTER click this link.



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