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Nursing assistant training focuses on the role of the CNA in a skilled nursing facility. Didactic and clinical components focus primarily on skilled nursing care. The acute care CNA course focuses on broadening the CNA’s scope of knowledge and clinical experience to include skills required to work in an acute care setting. 


  • Students must show evidence of their Certify Nursing Assistant License

  • Students must submit a completed application.

  • A SWC Student ID # is required at the time of application.

  • Must have up to date immunization, Physical and CPR.

The cost of the program is currently estimated to be about $500 (subject to change). Fees include textbooks, parking, and enrollment fees. 


Application Periods for SPRING 2014 only
December 10, 2013 at 9:00am - December 17, 2013 by 4:00pm

Enrollment is restricted to students who have applied within the appropriate application periods through the nursing department and have been accepted. The program accepts 20 students and 5 alternates. 
All applications MUST be submitted online to . No walking’s will be accepted. Applications will only be accepted during the times specified on the application period. Do not submit online applications before the 9:00 start time as your application will not be accepted. Submit online (preferred) or in person.

Applications are accepted on first come, first served basis- based on computer time. The first 20 applicants with a complete file will be accepted. 

All accepted students are expected to meet on the first day of class at 9:00 a.m. for roll call. Accepted student who fail to meet the class will be dropped and will have to re-apply for the next available course-alternates will replace them.

Acute Care CNA Physical Forms

Acute Care CNA Application

Last updated: 9/13/2013 2:13:14 PM