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"How to Be a Nurse Assistant" Curriculum

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Involved

Workforce Development Focus

Workforce Issues Addressed


American Health Care Association (AHCA)

Nursing Assistants

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession


The American Health Care Association (AHCA) offers a comprehensive CNA training curriculum called "How to Be a Nurse Assistant" for either in-person courses at facilities, colleges, and training organizations or as a hybrid program with online coursework and in-person clinical and skills training. "How to Be a Nurse Assistant" meets all federal guidelines and is flexible to adapt for state-specific requirements and various course lengths. AHCA's goal in creating the curriculum is to provide a standardized course based on best practices and industry standards that can be utilized across the country.

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