Galesburg, IL Nursing Assistant Programs

Certified nursing assistant instruction programs that are open for enrollment in Galesburg, Illinois are listed on this page. If you know other classes that are available in this town, please contact us and we will add them to the page.

Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.,
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 341-5280

Galesburg Area Vocational Center
1135 West Fremont Street,
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 343-3733

The state requires all aspiring CNAs to undergo proper education and training before handling any individual as a nursing assistant. This means that all candidates must select a training program to enroll in and complete it. The training program that they choose should only be a program that is approved by the state. This is to ensure that they will be able to apply for the state’s competency exams after they complete their training. Depending on the program they enroll in, it will take an average of 24 weeks to complete a program.

student-with-college-bookCandidates also have the option of enrolling in a nursing course to be eligible to apply for the exams. They will only need to cover the fundamentals of nursing as well as 40 hours of clinical training. If you have undergone training in the military as a medic, you will also be allowed to apply for the exams. The license exams for this state are composed of two parts, a written and a skills demonstration on the basic competency skills. In order to get your name entered in the online registry, you have to pass all the exams. Since there are no partial passing, you will have to repeat the entire exam if you fail in one part. If you have learned the skills from a training course in a different state , you can apply for reciprocity in the state.

This city is the county seat of Knox County. The city was founded by George Washington Gale, who was a minister from New York. This city is an active township named Galesburg City Township. It is a principal city of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area. According to the census of 2010, their total population was around 32,195 people. It has a total area 17.1 sq miles, where all of it is land. Its population density is estimated to be around 1,882.7 / sq mile.

Examples of health care centers and providers that you can find in the area include Marigold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Western Illinois Home Health Care, Heartland Health Care Center – Galesburg, Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg Dermatology Center, Oncology-Hematology Associates, Galesburg Clinic, Flacco-Nesselroad Valerie MD, and many more. photo attribution: sanjoselibrary