Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

The mission of the MGA Nurse Aide Program is to create competent nursing assistants who possess the highest quality skills required to provide exceptional patient care.

Class Description:

MGA Academy’s certified nursing assistant program in Colorado Springs is an accelerated course that focuses on providing a comprehensive education in accordance with state guidelines. Intimate hands-on training helps to prepare students for state certification and future employment. Curriculum provides includes classroom and laboratory instruction in covering basic nursing skills, personal care skills, psychological and mental health needs, care of the cognitively impaired, basic restorative services and promotion of client rights. All students receive simulation training in a state-of-the-art lab as well as first hand training in a State approved clinical facility. MGA Academy offers both day and evening classes to accommodate student’s schedules. Our program consists of three weeks of classroom, lecture and skills training and one week of clinical rotations. Class tuition includes American Heart Association BLS CPR certification along with state testing fees. MGA Academy students have access during specified times to practice outside of classroom hours.

Class Details:

  • All day classes run Monday through Thursday from 9:00am to 2:15pm with the exception of the last day of class. Last day of class is from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
  • All evening classes run from 5:45pm to 10:00pm
  • Day clinical hours are 7:00am to 2:00pm 1st and 2nd day 7:00am to 1:00pm on 3rd day.
  • Evening clinical hours are 5:00pm to 10:00pm


Jeana Rasmussen, RN
Program Coordinator/CPR Instructor
Jeana Rasmussen earned her nursing degree from Weber State University…
Jennie Chumbley, RN
CNA/CPR Instructor
Jennie Chumbley earned her nursing degree from Baylor University in…
Cindy Graff, LPN
CNA Instructor
Cindy Graff earned her nursing degree from the University of…
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MGA Academy
1355 Garden of the Gods Road, #150
Colorado Springs, CO 80907


1 (719) 418-7813

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