Students must undergo a pre-clinical drug screening. A positive test or refusal will result in immediate termination from the program. Per federal regulations, medical marijuana remains a drug listed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. It remains unacceptable for any safety‐sensitive employee subject to drug testing to hold a marijuana license.

Under the policies of National Accreditation, an OSBI background check on each student is performed. If you have felonies you may not be eligible for this program. 

Although Central Tech does not discriminate against students who do or do not receive the Covid vaccine, the vaccine is mandated by most clinical sites. The few sites that do not require the Covid vaccine require a medical or religious exemption. 

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

CNA provide care for ill, injured, disabled, or elderly individuals in a variety of health care settings.

The CNA program prepares you for certification as a Nurse Aide. After successfully passing the skills and written certification exams, you will be listed on the Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry. The program establishes a solid foundation for students who wish to advance in the medical field.

Course topics include:

  • The CNA in the healthcare industry
  • Ethical and legal behavior
  • Promoting and protecting patient rights
  • Communication skills, challenges, and diversity
  • Providing basic nursing skills and assisting with daily living
  • Providing for the patients’ safety
  • Moving, positioning, and transferring patients
  • Care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients

State and federal regulations require that students must attend all class, lab, and clinical hours to complete the CNA program. 100% attendance is required. 

Any student not achieving competency in class and lab will not be able to attend clinical rotations and test for state certification. Students must maintain a GPA of 70%.

Note: Under the contracts with our clinical sites, we will perform drug screening and background checks on each student. Offenses that will prevent a student from attending the program are:

  • Abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation
  • Rape, incest, or sodomy
  • Child abuse
  • Murder or attempted murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Kidnapping
  • Assault and battery

Miscellaneous student costs:

  • Proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or signed waiver, AND
  • Proof of TB test (negative results) or chest x-ray, AND
  • Blood pressure kit (may purchase from Central Tech), AND
  • Scrubs and appropriate shoes

CPR though the American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support is included in this class. If you posses a current CPR card, it must be AHA CPR/BLS to be accepted in this class.

Questions? Call:
Drumright: 918.352.7622
Sapulpa: 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Drumright Campus Dates: 10/2-10/26 Hours: 104 Days: M-F Times: 8:00a-3:00p Tuition: $315 Fees & Supplies: $335 Total Cost: $650
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 10/30-11/27 Hours: 104 Days: M-F Times: 8:00a-3:00p Tuition: $315 Fees & Supplies: $335 Total Cost: $650
Campus: Drumright Campus Dates: 11/16-12/15 Hours: 104 Days: M-F Times: 8:00a-3:00p Tuition: $315 Fees & Supplies: $335 Total Cost: $650