Find A Class CNA This 96-hour course provides classroom and clinical instruction for basic care of clients in long-term and acute-care facilities. Students will learn skills for daily hygiene, bedside care, vital-sign measurement, positioning and safe transfer of clients. You will learn about common health problems and chronic illnesses. Clinical practice sessions are conducted in the nursing home setting. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be scheduled to take the State CNA examination. Sufficient notice of the exam date is given to allow students to make arrangements to be in attendance on the appointed day.