DTN Staffing recommends Dakota Travel Nurse Courses as a provider of Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training and testing in a classroom setting. Dakota Travel Nurse Courses are located at 2815 Memorial Highway, Mandan, ND 58554. Dakota Travel Nurse Courses offers a friendly environment and will work with each student to maximize learning.

If you interested in beginning a career in the healthcare industry, becoming a CNA may be right for you. Individuals with a CNA license may be employed to help residents, patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

January 25 March 17. (No class Jan 29 and Feb 5)  Lab Feb 10-12  Testing Feb 15-17 

February 22 March 17.(February 26 and March 5 NO CLASS)  Lab – March 10, 11 and 12. Testing – March 15 – 17. 

May 10 June 2. (No class May 14 and May 21). Lab May 25 and 26, Testing June 1 and 2. 

June 14 July 6. (no class June 18 and 25.and July 5)
Lab June 29 and 39. Testing July 1, 2, and 6. 


The CNA course is 78 hours long and typically runs Monday through Thursday  . The in-class hours are 8:00am to 3:00pm Monday- Thursday  and two days of lab will be from 8:00 am- 5:00 pm. The CNA testing will be conducted after  the course completion. Clinicals currently on hold due to the pandemic. 

Course fee is $750 (includes testing). Payment is to be submitted to the Dakota Travel Nurse Courses main office at 1200 Collins Ave Mandan, ND 58554, and is due upon application. Within 3 working days of class start date, upon cancellation of attendance, there will be a $100 processing fee. No refund of class fees if students wish to drop out once class has started.

Click here to apply for the CNA class  https://app.hellosign.com/s/H3mIdHyO

Upon completion of the course, if books are not returned, there will be no testing and additional fees will be applied.

After the form in filled out please forward a copy to Judalzell@gmail.com

Students who are taking the state test as a challenge.

Click here to apply for the state test.
https://www.pdffiller.com/en/link_to_fill/496650058.htm

After you have completed the form, please forward a copy to judalzell@gmail.com. Filling out the form will  NOT schedule you for the test. You must email Judy Dalzell at Judalzell@gmail.com to schedule a test. 

Please note:  Once the application is submitted to the testing company Headmaster, the testing company does  NOT forward the application and DTN Staffing does not have access to the information you submitted, therefore you have to email the application. 

The candidate handbook provides testing information and the steps for each skill test. it is recommended you review the candidate handbook and the skills. 

Handbook is available at: https://hdmaster.com/testing/cnatesting/ndakota/ndformpages/ndforms/NDCandidateHandbook.pdf

DTN Staffing does not own or operate Dakota Travel Nurse Courses but partners with them to provide training to current and future employees.