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Read about our CNA Class

(Certified Nursing Assistant)

The Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program combines classroom instruction with clinical experience. The Nirvana Institute, Inc. was formed to assist with career goals and prepare students to meet the challenges of the future in healthcare by providing competent and compassionate care. We are dedicated to educating the community with the delivery of knowledge and quality healthcare. The Nirvana Institute will prepare students with the skills, education and experience needed to render competent and quality healthcare in various settings.

Basic Nursing Assistant Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the Health Care Systems

  • Introduction to the Patient

  • Working Environment

  • Safety

  • Privacy

  • Lifting, Moving and Transporting Patient

  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology

  • Personal Care of the Patient

  • Nutrition

  • Fluid Balance

  • Supportive Care

  • Fundamentals of Rehabilitation

  • Patient Care Planning

  • Isolation

  • Care of the Terminally Ill Patient

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

Tuition: $1,500 (Books and uniform included).

Payment Plans available!! Minimum deposit of $600 is required when registering.

We also accept WIA/WIOA.

A valid social security number is required.

IMPORTANT: Separate from tuition

* The state of Illinois requires ALL CNA students to receive fingerprints by the 1st day of class! This procedure is mandatory by IDPH ($50.00). 

* After successful completion of the course students qualify to take their State Board Exam. Cost of the exam is not included in your tuition ($75.00).

- A CPR class will be offered throughout the course from the America Heart Association ($50.00)

Morning and Evening classes offered

West Campus:  VIEW PAYMENT PLANS

2201 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL. 60612

Monday thru Thursday (Theory)

8:00am to 12:30pm (Morning Class)

(Clinicals Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm)

4:00pm to 8:30pm (Evening Class)

(Clinicals Saturday 7:00am - 3:30pm)

South Campus:  VIEW PAYMENT PLANS

4650 S. King Dr. Chicago, IL. 60653

Monday thru Thursday (Theory)

9:00am to 1:30pm (Morning Class)

(Clinicals Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm)

5:00pm to 9:30pm (Evening Class)

(Clinicals Saturday 7:00am - 3:30pm)