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CTE Certified Nursing Assistant – AM

CTE Certified Nursing Assistant - PM


Wendi Shields

Registered Nurse

Human Resource Management Certification

AHA CPR & FA Certified Trainer

MOAB Certified Trainer

Certified CRMA Trainer


873-0102, ext. 264


General Overview

Students will learn the basics of the health care field. The curriculum includes study in Anatomy/Physiology, Medical Terminology, Human Growth and Development and Disease Processes. Course requirements include lectures/note-taking, written assignments, lab work, and patient contact through clinical hours.


Lippincott’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants.

The Language of Medicine

Readability score: 9th grade

Student Expectations

Certified Nursing Assistant

Goal: Obtain the State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate

  • Maintain a classroom attendance of 90% or better.

  • Attend 70 clinical hours scheduled at area nursing homes.

  • Demonstrate professional attitude and work ethic in class and during clinical hours.

  • Absence of substance use or abuse. Must be free of criminal conviction.

  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality and safety.


Student Certification Available

State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant

AHA CPR and First Aid

Servsafe Food Handlers Certification

MOAB Certification

CRMA Certification

Dual Enrollment Credit Available

Northern Maine Community College: three credits SES 220-Medical Terminology

Integrated Credit Available

Science, Physical Education select sending schools