Joining our Program
- Must be 18 years-of-age or older
- Copy of Photo ID or Driver’s License
- Copy of Social Security Card – names must be exactly the same on both
- Copy of current CPR Certification – Must be American Heart Association, BLS, within past 2 years
- Pass criminal background check (processed by the office)
- Proof of Immunizations:
- Flu (October - March)
- Tetanus (Td or Tdap) - 1 shot within last 10 years
- MMR - 2 shots if born after 1957
- Varicella (chicken pox) - 2 shots
- Hepatitis B series - all 3 shots
- Tuberculosis (TB) test (negative result) - within last 12 months
Full payment of $565 and the completed registration packet must be turned in to register for the course. Our policy is first-come, first-served and classes fill quickly.
You may also pick-up a registration packet at the MC Advanced Technology Center, 3200 W. Cuthbert, Room 141.
- Blood Pressure Cuff & Stethoscope Set
- Scantron cards (30 total)
- set of scrubs (hunter green top, and khaki bottom)
- new Nurse Aide patch (available at Midland College Bookstore)
- wrist watch with second hand
- tennis shoes
Most of the supplies are available at the Midland College Bookstore, located on the
MC main campus, 3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX.
Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care, Long Term Care, 4th Ed.
Tuition & Fees for the Entire Program is $565.00
Classroom Tuition - $287.00
Clinical Tuition - $278.00
BOTH courses must be completed to register for the State of Texas exam.
Scholarships available for qualified applicants. Applications may be submitted in the department office. Please provide proof of household income and a one-page essay expressing goals and financial needs.
Scholarships also available through Casa de Amigos. For more information, call (432) 682-9701 or visit www.casadeamigosmidland.org.
Erika Ortiz, LVN
Teaching NA classes for Midland College since 2010 and has a successful pass rate.
Grace Okugbere, LVN
Teaching NA classes for Midland College since 2016.
Both instructors have long-term care nursing experience and are excellent teachers!
As a Nurse Aide student, expect
- Classes on Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 3 pm
- Occasional evening/weekend classes
- Work closely with a small group of students
- 10 - 15 hours/week outside of class personal study time to be successful
- 66 hours of classroom instruction
- 48 hours of hands-on clinical instruction
Upon Successful Completion of the Program
Eligible to take the Texas Nurse Aide certification exam
Certified Nurse Aide Opportunities
Nurse Aides can make up to $32,557 in the state of Texas. The most common areas of work for a CNA are long-term care facilities, hospitals, physician offices, health departments, and home health care agencies. Within these settings, you can work with a variety of different patients from the very young to the very old.