Training Program

Become a Certified Nurse Aide

The CNA program is a 75 clock-hour, basic course for the professional Long-Term Care Aide in Iowa.

This course is led and instructed by a Registered Nurse who has an active license. The course focuses on training students to be able to care for residents in Long-Term Care.

During this course the student shall be trained to understand and carry out the duties and responsibilities of a Certified Nurse Aide.

The student will gain both knowledge and clinical skills. Upon successful completion of this course and successful passing of the State of Iowa Competency Certification Exam, the student shall become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in the State of Iowa.

After passing the State Competency exam, the CNA shall be added to the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry. A CNA whose name appears on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry is allowed to work as a CNA in Long-Term Care.

  • Comprehensive Programs​​

    At AM Training Institute, students gain preparation & experience in basic nursing assistant procedures, skills, patient care, safety and emergency care, and clinical exposure.

  • Essential Skills​

    Students develop a variety of basic nursing skills including: Activities of daily living, Measure and record accurate vital signs and help all clients, Recognition of the individual rights of patients.

  • Flexible Schedule

    Because we know not everyone’s schedules are the same, we offer classes during the weekday, evening, and weekend!

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Our Mission Statement

To equip health care professionals with the right skills and experience hence making them successful in acquiring employment and practicing their expertise to the patients.