- Students on payroll for 40 hours a week.
- 66 hours theory, 118 hours clinical, and 26 hours “other” cannot be counted toward 3.5 Ratio
- When they are not in class, they can work as CNAs in areas where their instructor has certified their skills. These hours can be counted toward 3.5 Ratio requirements.
- Training Wage = $10.90 per hour for first 90 days ($10.50 minimum wage + 40¢ wage pass-through), and increases to $11.08 after 90 days (wage pass-through rises to 68¢)
- Statewide median wage for CNAs was $16.85 an hour, per Salary.com on January 30, 2018.
- Fixed Costs ≈ $9,800
- $8,800 Instructor Cost (LVN, 220 hours, $40 an hour)
- $500 RN Program Director
- $500 Expendable Supplies, Copying, etc.
Variable/Per Student Costs ≈ $294
- $52 LiveScan Criminal Background Check
- $50 Physical, TB Test, Flu Shot
- $16 Work Book (single use)
- $50 two sets of scrubs
- $105 CNA Certification Exam
- $10 Student File, containing skills and test record sheets, daily attendance records, LiveScan cover sheet, documentation of physical, TB test, etc.
Classroom Supplies (you will already have much of this)
- Text Books for 15 students
- Instructor Manual
- Classroom Videos (from Text Book Vender, YouTube, etc.)
- “Your Legal Duty” DVD from California Department of Justice
- “Classroom Binders” containing approved class schedule, curriculum, regulations, policies & procedures, sample forms, etc.
- “Test Binders” containing quizzes for student testing.
- TV with DVD Player
- Classroom Tables
- Training Stethoscopes, Manual Blood Pressure Cuffs
- Poseable Mannequin
- Locking File Cabinet for Student Records
- Binders, Folders and Office Supplies
- White Board and Markers
- Expendable supplies such as gloves, masks, isolation gowns
Training CNAs in your facility