A certified nursing assistant, or CNA, helps patients or clients with healthcare
needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical
Nurse (LPN). Also known as a Nursing Assistant (NA) a Patient Care Assistant
(PCA) or a State Tested Nurse Aid (STNA), the individual who carries this
title needs a strong work ethic and ability.
CNA Basic Classes
The CNA Basic program is a three-week program (times subject to change
and may vary by day). If you are worried about conflicts, speak to the
instructor at the pre-class meeting. Applicants who have a debit or credit
card and can apply online.
CNA II Classes
Approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing for current Wyoming Certified
Nursing Assistants who wish to extend their role. Students must be 18
and have high school diploma or GED and current Wyoming CNA certificate.
Course requires employer verification of 1500 hour of experience as a
All fees are the student's responsibility and must be paid in full
by the pre-class meeting. Upon notification of acceptance into the course,
students will need to enroll online to pay for the course.
- Class Fee 2019 courses $475, needs to be paid at the time the application
is submitted. If paying with a check, please contact Professional Development
Additional fees apply. Please review application.
NOTE: These fees are subject to change and there may be more fees added.
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Thank you for your interest in the CNA Courses. We hope to hear from you soon!
CNA Recruitment at CCH
In July of 2015, the
Wyoming Department of Health issued a statement that said the shortage of certified nursing assistants
(CNAs) in Wyoming is reaching crisis stage—a reality that we're
seeing here at Campbell County Health.
To help attract, and retain, other caring and compassionate individuals
to a career in health care in Gillette, Wyoming, CCH has created a
Care Assistant position to help qualified candidates receive their CNA license by paying for the
training. Read more about the Care Assistant position at
www.cchwyo.org/CNARec. For more information on the Care Assistant program, please contact CCH's
Professional Development Department at 307.688.6040.
Job seekers will be able to apply for the Care Assistant position, or other
CNA positions, at
www.cchwyo.org/careers. For more information on employment opportunities at CCH, please contact
Human Resources at 307.688.1500.
What is a CNA?
So, what is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and why are they important
to health care? Well, we thought we'd invite you to learn more about
this crucial position by highlighting some of the people who work as a
CNA every day here at CCH in Gillette, Wyoming.
CNA Spotlight: Lynda Coates, CNA II, Behavioral Health Services
CNA Spotlight: Carlos DeLaRosa, CNA, Emergency Department
CNA Spotlight: Cynthia Harnish, CNA, Pioneer Manor
CNA Spotlight: Candace Nelson, CNA, Transitional Care Unit