Hands on Cna Training Classes

Acumen C.N.A Training & Testing Center            Acumen C.N.A Training & Testing Center
5820 Normandy Blvd (Westside)                                  934 N Arlington Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32205                                              Jacksonville, FL 32211    

 $245 C.N.A Training classes (complete training manual included plus more):  We offer Morning, Afternoon, Evening & (Weekends-Not available at this time!) 100% hands-on C.N.A Training classes. Our courses are only 4hrs per day Monday through Thursday! That’s right only 1 week long! And our weekend course consist of 2 consecutive weekends (2 Saturdays & 2 Sundays) 4 hours per day only!  We have a 98% passing rate on the FL Nurse Aide Exam!  We have certified instructors that will basically teach you how to pass your Florida Nurse Aide Exam with confidence.  Our class sizes are no more than 5 to 8 students per class to ensure that you get the one-on-one attention you need to pass your FL Nurse Aide Exam.  Our courses are fast paced so come ready to learn.  Click on Class-Dates-Times to see our available class schedule.  There’s a $100 nonrefundable fee to reserve/ hold any seat for the C.N.A courses & the remaining balance of $145 must be paid on or before the first day of class (Please read the disclaimer below). Please check your schedule before signing up! Click Here to register!  NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IS NEEDED TO BECOME CERTIFIED!

Florida C.N.A Testing Center:  Acumen is approved by Florida as a C.N.A testing center, however we are only allowed to test our students only.  If you have taken a class at another training center and would like to take your exam at either of our testing centers you will have to at the least complete a 4 hour refresher course at Acumen.  The cost to take your exam at either of our testing centers is $160 (Prometric fee $140 + $20 processing fee to Acumen).  You must come into either location to register for your exam in person.

4 hour C.N.A Refresher Course (clinicals ONLY):  Our 4 hour refresher course is mainly for students that have had some type of training or have worked in the medical field before as a C.N.A; These types of students may not need an entire course to be prepared for their exam.  However, we do recommend that you take some type of training before taking the FL Nurse Aide Exam.  Our 4 hour refresher course covers all 21 of the clinical skills; as long as ALL 21 skills are performed by the Instructor the course may possibly end earlier! Prometric could have you perform  any of these skills on your Nurse Aide exam day.  On your exam day you would only have to perform 4 clinical skills (includes hand washing) in front a Prometric Nurse without failing one skill in order to pass your exam successfully.  The cost of this course is  $85 (clinical study manual included) for students that has not trained here at Acumen and its $50 for Acumen students.  Our Refresher Courses must have 2 or more students enrolled in order for the course to proceed as scheduled. Refresher course dates will be posted at the bottom of this pageClick Here to Register!

$50 BLS (Basic Life Saving) CPR Course:  The American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.  This course last for only 4 hours.  There’s a $25 fee due upfront to reserve a seat for the BLS CPR Course & and the remaining balance of $25 must be paid on or before the start date of the class. ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SCHEDULE BEFORE REGISTERING!  CPR dates will be posted at the bottom of this page.  Click Here to Register!

$50 Med Tech (Medicine Training):  A Medication Tech is a state certified individual who passes out medications in a long term care facilities, adult care homes, nursing homes and group homes.  This includes oral medication (pills or liquid), eye and ear drops, ointments, rectal, vaginal, sub-lingual, nasal, trans-dermal, inhalants, etc.  Med Techs do not work in hospitals.  You do not need to be a C.N.A in the state of Florida to be certified as a Med Tech.  You must pass the exams that are given throughout the class in order to receive your Med Tech Certification at the end of the course.  This course last for 1 day, 4 hours only!  There’s a $25 fee due upfront to reserve a seat for the Med Tech/Med. Pass course & the remaining  of $25 must be paid on or before the start date of the course. ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SCHEDULE BEFORE REGISTERING! Med Tech dates will be posted at the bottom of this page.  The dates are generated according to the number of students that would like to take the course. IF YOU ARE A NO SHOW  FOR EITHER ONE OF THESE CLASSES (CNA, MED.TECH, REFRESHER COURSE OR CPR); ALL FEES WILL BE LOST!!! YOU WILL HAVE TO RESCHEDULE AND REPAY ALL FEES TO TAKE ANOTHER COURSE!!!  Click Here to Register!

Level 2 Live Scans/ Fingerprints:  Fingerprints are  done on TUESDAY-FRIDAY at our Normandy Location!  You will need to have your fingerprints taken and be cleared by the Dept. of Health before taking your C.N.A State exam.  The cost is $80.67 but you CANNOT pay this fee to Acumen.  To register log onto: www.indentogo.com FaceBook Course Give Aways:  Acumen gives away absolutely FREE courses (full C.N.A training class, 4 hr refresher, BLS CPR & Med Tech) normally during the first week of every month.  The FREE 4 hr refresher course is for Acumen students only.  Only inbox us your info when you see the current drawing being posted.  The drawings are normally open for 3-4 days only.  To enter into these drawings all you have to do is:

  1. Log onto www.Facebook.
  2. Search for Acumen CNA Training.
  3. Hit the “LIKE” button.
  4. When you see the post stating that the drawing is now open, inbox us your Name, phone number and whichever course you would like to win. That’s it! We will contact the winner by phone and post their names on FaceBook. 



**NORMANDY/Refresher Course:   4/29/16 from 9-1pm, 5/7/16 from 9-1pm (YOU MUST PAY IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND OUR REFRESHER COURSES !!!) 

**NORMANDY/Med Tech Dates:   5/11/16 10-2pm



**ARLINGTON Refresher Course:  5/6/16 from 9-1pm, 5/13/16 from 9-1pm, 5/20/16 from 9-1pm (YOU MUST PAY IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND OUR REFRESHER COURSES !!!) 

** ARLINGTON/Med Tech: 



DISCLAIMER:   There is a NON-REFUNDABLE minimum fee of $100; if you request a refund or schedule change for any reason; if you need to reschedule;  Acumen must be notified by Wednesday before class starts. If not, ALL fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Please check your schedule before choosing a course start date.  There is a $4.00 charge for using your Credit Card in office or over the phone.  If you are signing up for any class @ Acumen, you must wear Scrubs, Socks, & Tennis Shoes or Crocs for class or you will not be able to start class on that date.  A makeup fee will be applied.  We must have at least 2 students per C.N.A Training class in order for the class to continue without rescheduling the week. NORMANDY OFFERS 5 SEATS AND ARLINGTON OFFERS 8 SEATS; PER CNA CLASS A WEEK. IF NO SEATS ARE REMOVED THAT CLASS IS EMPTY. Prices above (special offers) are subject to change at any time without notice to the customer.  Specials are for a limited time only!!!  All seats are on a first come first serve basis.  No seats can be held without a deposit.

Clinical Skills

  • Ambulation
  • Bedpan
  • Catheter Care
  • Change An Occupied Bed
  • Change Of Position
  • Dressing
  • Feeding (While sitting in a chair)
  • Foot Care
  • Hand & Nail Care
  • Measure Urine Contents
  • Mouth Care- Brush Teeth
  • Mouth Care- Denture
  • Partial Bed Bath
  • Perineal Care
  • Measure & Record a Radial Pulse
  • Respirations
  • ROM Elbow, Wrist
  • ROM Hip, Knee, Ankle
  • ROM Shoulder
  • Transfer from Bed to wheelchair

Free CNA Training Course

Make sure you click the ""LIKE BUTTON" on our FaceBook page for a chance to win a FREE CNA Training Course, FREE CNA Refresher Course (the refresher course is for Acumen students only) or a FREE BLS CPR course or a FREE Med. Tech Course. The drawing will be held monthly.
-Congratulations to this months WINNERS:
Khadijah Brantley (FREE CNA)

Tonya Brandt (FREE MED TECH)

Essence Humphries (FREE CNA REFRESHER)

Kayla Houston (FREE BLS CPR)
Also if you need any assistance with paying for your CNA training and you live in one of these zip codes:

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or call 904.396.2401

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