A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is an individual who has successfully completed a CNA course and the Indiana Nurse Aide Exam. Certification is then earned. His or her name will then be added to the Indiana Nurse Aide Registry.
Becoming a CNA is a great way to enter into a new profession that promotes and fosters compassion. It will allow for you to develop and learn new interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to work at hospitals, nursing homes, acute rehab unit and home health.
What is a CNA?
Why Become A CNA?
Why Choose Victory Training?
VicTory Training offers a 110-hour nurse aide training course. This training includes the Indiana State Department of Health curriculum that is necessary to pass the state exam.
A high school diploma or a GED is not required to attend this class. You must pass a basic reading and math exam (select download information to see an example of the exam).Prior to the first day of class, all students must have the following tasks accomplished: 2-step TB test (2nd step must be completed prior to the first day of clinical), physical, criminal background checks and uniform.
Employment Assistance offered to all former and current students. This includes resume assistance and interview preparation. Select the career opportunities section on the Home Page to view career opportunities for nurses and certified nursing assistants (CNA).
Comprehensive Exam Review
A Comprehensive Exam Review is included with the tuition. This includes a practice exam and a review of the Resident Care Procedures (RCP's) prior to the state exam. No new material or information will be introduced during the review. Select the download information button to view a sample exam.
Criminal Background Check
A limited criminal backgroud check local or state must be completed prior to the first day of class. Students will not be allowed to attend class if they have been convicted of the following offenses: sex crime, exploitation of an endangered adult, failure to report battery, neglect or exploitation of an endangered adult, theft, murder, involuntary manslaughter, felony battery and/or felony offense related to a controlled substance (wihin the previous 5 years), abuse, neglected, mistreated or misappropriated a patient's property ; and had a finding entered into the state nurse aide registry. Select the Download Information link to complete your Indiana State Criminal History. Bring a copy of the background check on your first day of class.
A health physical is required to ensure that you have no lifting or other restrictions. You will also have to get a two-step TB test or a chest X-ray if either the 1st or 2nd step TB test is positive. Select Download Information to the right, to download the physical history and TB/PPD forms.
Uniforms and Supplies
Our uniform consists of purple (grape) scrubs. This includes purple (grape) pants and shirt and white or black shoes. The following items must be purchased prior to the first day of clinicals: second hand watch, stethscope and blood pressure cuff. Select the download information button to view a list of all of the required items.