Nursing Assistant Training Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites for this program?


  • There is an academic assessment you must take and pass with a 70% before you can register.
    EMT-B to CNA Challenge Exam (EYNA)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • A High school diploma or GED
  • Certification as an EMT-B or higher
  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR card

    *The assessment is available in the Test Center located in Fallston Hall. For an appointment please call 443-412-2352.*
    *If you do not have a GED or High school Diploma, please contact Adult Literacy at 443-412-2152*

What textbooks are needed for the program?

All textbooks for CET classes are available in the college book store located in the Student Center.

What Supplies do I need to buy for this class?

For Theory you must have your textbooks on the first class session.

For Clinical you must have

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR Card
  • Navy Blue Scrubs
  • HCC patch (available in the college store)
  • White rubber soled athletic shoes. (No cloth shoes)
  • Proof of immunizations and a negative TB skin test or Chest X-ray must be completed before the first day of clinical.

Do I need to buy a Stethoscope?

No, you do not need to buy a stethoscope. There will be a stethoscope provided for your use during both theory and clinical.

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