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Certified Nurse Aide Course (CNA) Fall 2023 daytime

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A certified nursing aide is one of the most important roles in the health care team. This course is for those who wish to become Nurse Aides providing high quality, compassionate care for residents in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, private homes, and hospital patients. Graduating students are eligible to take the NNAAP exam required by the Virginia Board of Nursing. This course meets the Virginia Board of Nursing's requirement for Nurse Aide Training in Virginia.

For more information, please visit the Nurse Aide website.

Prerequisite: Attend Free Healthcare Orientation Session at BRCC. To register for an orientation, visit our website:

Class meets on Tuesday/Thursday/Friday from 9/5/23-10/23/23 9am-3:30pm

Note: In addition to the scheduled classes/labs/zoom meetings, there is other online work that must be completed.

Clinical hours at offsite location.  Clinical Days/Times: TBD

Required For Clinical:  Current immunization records including COVID and Flu Vaccines.

CPR and First Aid for Healthcare Providers (Co-requisite) Day and Time  TBD
Certification Exam Day and Time TBD

BRCC currently has scholarship funding to defray the cost of many workforce courses - such as Certified Nurse AIde Course.  Most Virginia residents receive a 2/3 discount on tuition and, for many unemployed individuals or individuals in low paying jobs, courses are free or nearly free.  Email ( or call (540-453-2215) to talk with an advisor who can help get you into a short term training course at BRCC today!

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Class Details

22 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue, Thu, Fri

Bioscience Building (S) - Main Campus

MultipleInstructor :
1.Tulsa O'Shea2.Krystal Crawford3.Carol Anderson 



Please read:  NOTE: Clinical times may be scheduled during the Day, Evenings, or Weekends at an off site location.

Required for Clinical: Current immunization records including COVID and Flu vaccines.

First Aid/CPR, book and exam cost included in class tuition.

I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Virginia Ready Initiative The course you enrolled in may qualify you for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000. You must apply to Virginia Ready within five (5) calendar days of your FastForward course start date to be part of this program, if eligible. To learn more details and submit your application, click the following link: Apply to become a Virginia Ready (VA Ready) Scholar today! Please note: Submitting the VA Ready sign-up form incorrectly or multiple times will cause delays. Your community college is not responsible for contacting VA Ready and/or ensuring you meet VA Ready deadlines. Please email: directly with any questions.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/5/2023 - 10/24/2023 Weekly - Tue, Thu, Fri 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM Weyers Cave, Bioscience Building (S) - Main Campus  Map Carol Anderson  ; Krystal Crawford  ; Tulsa O'Shea 

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