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South Dakota currently has a serious shortage of qualified nursing assistants, so there are an abundance of job openings available across the state for those who successfully undergo state CNA training. If you’re looking for a lucrative career that is both financially and emotionally rewarding, study up on the requirements of South Dakota CNA programs and get tracking toward an enjoyable and gratifying new career.

To become an approved CNA in The Mount Rushmore State, you must complete a minimum of 75 hours of training, 16 of which must be done in a clinical setting. You will also be subject to a thorough background check and physical exam prior to starting your training. Once you complete training, you may then register to take the state-administered test. The first section of the test is a written question and answer test, which must be passed with a score of at least 70 percent. The skills section of the test requires that you perform five hands-on tasks, and you must score at least an 80 percent to pass successfully. Once both sections are completed with adequate scores, you will be considered certified and added to the South Dakota Nurse Aide Registry.

South Dakota Certified Nurse Aide Training Programs

East Central Multi District School
700 Elm Avenue
Brookings SD 57006

Lake Area Technical Institute
PO Box 730
Watertown SD 57201

Lewis & Clark Health
Education & Service Agency
Yankton SD

Northeast Multi-District
Health Occupations
516 8th Avenue West
Sisseton SD 57262

Sisseton Wahpeton
Community College
Agency Village
Sisseton SD 57262

Western Dakota Technical Institute
800 Mickelson Drive
Rapid City SD 57703

Avera McKennan Hospital
& University Health Center
Education Services 
800 E. 21st Street
Sioux Falls SD 57117

Avera Yankton Care Center
1212 West 8th Street
Yankton SD 57078

Belle Fourche Regional Senior Care
2200 13th Avenue
Bell Fourche SD 57717

Bennett County Hospital
and Nursing Home
102 Major Allen Road Box 70
Martin SD 57551

Bethany Lutheran Home
1901 South Holly Avenue
Sioux Falls SD 57105

Bethel Lutheran Home
1001 South Egan Avenue
Madison SD 56042

Bethesda Home of Aberdeen
1224 South High Street
Aberdeen SD 57401

Bethesda of Beresford
606 West Cedar
Beresford SD 57004

Bethesda Home Inc.
129 West Highway 12
Webster SD 57274

Beverly Healthcare 
PO Box 280 120
Care Center Road
Arlington SD 57212

Beverly Healthcare
PO Box 489
106 Braddock Street
Armour SD 57313

Beverly Healthcare
302 Saint Cloud Street
Rapid City SD 57701

Beverly Healthcare
Covington Heights
3900 South Cathy Avenue
Sioux Falls SD 57106

Beverly Healthcare 
1620 North 7th Street
Rapid City SD 577701

Beverly Healthcare Center
950 East Park Street
Pierre SD 57501

Beverly Healthcare Center
916 Mt. View Road
Rapid City SD 57702

Beverly Healthcare
201 NW 8th Avenue
Clark SD 57225

Beverly Healthcare
Employment Center
1301 Omaha Street Suite 219
Rapid City SD 57701 

Beverly Healthcare
1106 North 2nd
Groton SD 57445

Beverly Healthcare
617 Bloemendaal Drive
Ipswich SD 57451

Beverly Healthcare
803 Park Street
Lake Norden SD 57248

Beverly Healthcare
2500 Arrowhead Drive
Rapid City SD 57702

Beverly Healthcare
Box 937
Mobridge SD 57601

Beverly Healthcare
1015 3rd Street East
Redfield SD 57469
Bryant Parkview Care Center
PO Box 247
Bryant SD 57221

Brookview Manor
300 22nd Avenue
Brookings SD 57006

Canistota Good Samaritan Center
700 West Main Street
Canistota SD 57102

Cheyenne River
Community Technology Center
311 South Main PO Box 810
Eagle Butte SD 57625

Colonial Manor
1065 Montgomery Street
Custer SD 57730
DeSmet Good
Samaritan Center
RR 1 Box 15A   
411 N. Calumet Avenue
DeSmet SD 57231

Deuel County Good
Samaritan Center
913 Colonel Pete Street
Clear Lake SD 57226
Diamond Care Center
PO Box 300
Bridgewater SD 57319
Dow Rummel Village
1000 North Lake
Sioux Falls SD  57104

Estelline Nursing &
Care Center
205 Fjerestad Avenue
Estelline SD 57234

Faulkton Healthcare Center
1401 Pearl Street
Faulkton SD 57438

Firesteel Healthcare Center
PO Box 190
Mitchell SD 57301

Five Counties Hospital
& Nursing Home
PO Box 479
Lemmon SD 57638

Fountain Springs Healthcare
2000 Wesleyan Blvd.
Rapid City SD 57702

Gettysburg Medical Center
700 East Garfield
Gettysburg SD 57442

Good Samaritan Center
130 6th Street
Scotland SD 57059

Good Samaritan Center
401 West 2nd Street
Sioux Falls SD  57104

Good Samaritan
Luther Manor
2900 South Lake
Sioux Falls SD 57105
Good Samaritan Village
3901 South Marion Road
Sioux Falls SD 57106
Highmore Health
Care Center
410 8th Street SE
Highmore SD 57345

Hudson Health Center
Box 486 720 Parkway
Hudson SD 57034

Huron Nursing Home
1345 Michigan Avenue SW
Huron SD 57350

Jenkins Living Center
215 South Maple Street
Watertown SD 57201

Lennox Good Samaritan Center
405 East 5th Avenue
Lennox  SD 57039

Manor Care Health Services
400 8th Avenue NW
Aberdeen SD 57401

Morningside Manor Nsg Home
101 Church Street
Alcester SD 57001

Beverly Healthcare
500 Colonial Drive
Salem SD 57058

Bowdle Nursing Home
8001 West 5th Street
Bowdle SD 57428-0556

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