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Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

  • Provide quality patient care in a wide variety of settings as a key member of the professional healthcare team
  • Perform a wide range of diagnostic and medical procedures while using positive patient communication
  • Develop the medical skills, terminology and confidentiality required by healthcare professionals
  • Prepare for state licensure, immediate employment, advanced certifications and further education

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Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Healthcare Pathway Program

Locations:  JTED @ Camino Seco, JTED @ Master Pieces


  • Grade 12
  • Successfully complete Healthcare Foundations or an approved alternative prerequisite at your home high school (Speak with your counselor or a JTED counselor for details)
  • Take a placement test
  • Be able to obtain fingerprint clearance, and pass drug testing and background checks
  • Arizona’s state regulatory agencies for LNAs and Caregivers require a valid Social Security number for internship, testing, certification or to obtain a license.
  • In order to become a LNA, students must pass a written and manual skills exam.
  • No high school diploma or GED before May 2019.

Credits:  3/year

Meeting times:
JTED @ Camino Seco: Mon-Fri 7:30 – 9:45 a.m. or Mon-Thurs 1:20 – 4 p.m. or 4:20 – 7 p.m.
JTED @ Master Pieces: Mon-Thurs 1:20 – 4 p.m. or 4:20 – 7 p.m.
+ Open Lab Fri 12 – 5 p.m., + minimum of 5 Saturdays (8-hour clinicals) during second semester TBD

Certifications: Food Handler, CPR/First Aid, Caregiver, Licensed Nursing Assistant

Uniforms and supplies required


Locations offering Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA):

  • JTED @ Camino Seco
  • JTED @ Master Pieces
  • Pierson Vocational High School
  • Rio Rico High School
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