Free Nursing Assistant Class - Apply Now!

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Free Nursing Assistant Class! Start your Nursing Career!


New Class starts: January 3rd, 2022

End Date: February 9th, 2022


(Dates and locations for the Salem/Keizer classes are subject to change)


Students successfully completing this class are eligible to apply for testing to become a CNA in the State of Oregon.


All candidates must complete the application and registration by November 24th, 2021 by 12pm to be considered.

You must complete the entire online registration process to be considered. Registration does not guarantee a spot. 


The interview process involves required attendance at (by written invitation/e-vite only) an Informational Meeting to be held December 21, 2022 at 3:00pm in the NA Classroom at:


Avamere Court of Keizer

5210 River Road N

Keizer, Oregon 97303


Students selected for this Information Orientation, could be offered a Sponsorship by:


Salem Transitional Care

3445 Boone Rd. SE

Salem, OR 97317


Avamere Court at Keizer

5210 River Road N

Keizer, OR 97303


Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside

4515 Sunnyside Rd. SE

Salem, OR 97302


Classroom: 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (96 hours) at Avamere Court at Keizer

Clinical: 5:30 AM to 1:30PM (75 hours) at Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside



All questions about the class should be emailed to:

Lisa McCulloch, RN, Primary Instructor







This is a great start to become a Nursing Assistant in the State of Oregon and is a wonderful step in advancing your career! Avamere offers tuition reimbursement for Nursing School after one year of full-time employment.




You will learn to:

  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.
  • Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident’s daily care routine have been made on the care plan.
  • Inform the Nurse Supervisor of any changes in the resident’s condition so that appropriate information can be entered on the resident’s care plan.
  • Assist resident’s with daily needs, including preparation for activity and social programs, and transporting residents to/from appointments.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • Ensure that resident’s rooms are ready for receiving and make residents comfortable.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
  • Must possess a minimum of a 10th grade education.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.

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