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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program – NE Tennessee Course

Cost: Free*


(423) 431-2622 (CNA2)

*Students must purchase solid navy-blue scrubs for labs and clinicals.

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Thank you for your interest in the free Tennessee Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program.

The Ballad Health Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program will present the basics of bedside patient care under the guidelines of federal and state requirements. Participants who successfully complete the course will meet criteria to sit for the Tennessee state certification examination. Ballad Health will cover the cost of the exam.

Download the full 2023 CNA program class schedule [PDF, 61 KB].

See frequently asked questions about our CNA program.

Course requirements

  • At lease 17 years of age and within 6 months of high school graduation
  • High school diploma, GED or be within 6 months of graduation
  • Completion of criminal/health-related board background check
  • Compliant with Ballad Health vaccination policy and other health-related requirements

All requirements MUST BE MET to be accepted into this class.

Apply for our free CNA course

To apply for the Northeast Tennessee course, click the button below and complete the online application.

Once you've submitted your application, you'll need to complete the enrollment process (background check, physical with drug screen, etc.).

Course length

The course contains 60 hours classroom time with 40 hours supervised clinical time to follow. Evening and daytime classes are offered. Consult our schedule for details. 

Course goals and objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate safe, competent care of long-term care and hospitalized patients.

A complete list of course goals and objectives will be provided during your class.

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