CNA Training Resources

CNA Training Resources

Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) fill the most hands-on role in resident care and are integral to the care process. CNA positions also represent the highest number of vacancies and rate of turnover in skilled nursing and assisted living. Identify onsite CNA training programs in your area and explore a new online training program from Massachusetts Senior Care Association and partner, Academic Platforms.

Blended Online CNA Program

Our state association is excited to launch a new Online CNA Program in partnership with Academic Platforms, AHCA's preferred provider that will allow facility-based training programs to incorporate online didactic nurse assistant training in conjunction with their existing clinical training.                            

Course Features and Benefits

  • Accessible on smartphones, tablets PCs and Macs
  • E-book/lectures/video instruction are cloud-based - no downloads or installs
  • Audiobook capability
  • Practice tests, study guides, quizzes and chapter reviews
  • Competency-based skills checklists with visuals and videos
  • Scheduled in- person skills and clinical training
  • Grading software for instructor to evaluate students electronically
  • Data analytics include class activity reports, data by student, student competency
  • Design that allows organizations the ability to include customized content
  • Members: $700/student

The association has added a volume discount tiered payment option for members who wish to launch the program at multiple facilities and who agree to guarantee a minimum number of annual students and sign a contract with Academic Platforms.

  • 100 annual students = 10% discount
  • 200 annual students = 15% discount
  • 300 annual students = 20% discount