Health Careers 1 (CNA)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902


In this career major you’ll master the skills that employers need in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living centers, hospice centers and home health agencies. In this hands-on program you’ll learn proper techniques to assist patients of all ages as they perform basic daily tasks that range from hygiene and grooming to helping patients walk, assisting wheelchair-bound patients, and transferring and transporting patients using safe assistive devices. You’ll also learn vital signs and CPR. Upon completion of this career major, you will be eligible to become certified as a nurse aide and a home health aide.

This career major is also a platform for those individuals who plan to enter the nursing field and meets all of the prerequisite requirements for Meridian’s practical nursing program. Completion may give students points on applications to higher education health care programs, and/or meet some prerequisite requirements. High school students can earn high school science credit upon successful completion of the anatomy course.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Meridian Technology Center

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

67 - WestRegion

Name of Credential


Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant, OTAG, scholarships

Refund Policy

100% within 5 days of due date, 0 after 5 days

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Oklahoma Board of Career and Technology Education

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees

$75.00 HCP CNA Written/Skills Exam

Graduation Fees

$25.00 HHCNA Certification

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$225.00 Background Check, Immunization, Safety Training

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$585.00 Uniforms, shoes, watch, binders

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$14.34 per hour
Required Certification: CNA
31-1121.00Home Health Aides
$11.19 per hour
31-1122.00Personal Care Aides
$11.19 per hour

Provider Status



1312 South Sangre Road, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

Phone Number

(405) 377-3333

Fax Number

(405) 377-2076

Web Address

Last Updated

May 26, 2023


Jan 09, 2018


Jul 07, 2023

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