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The Healthcare Program serves Southern Nevada with continuing education courses and workforce training. Since our inception, we have fostered strong partnerships with Southern Nevada healthcare agencies to provide training for their employees designed to meet their emerging needs. The continued growth of healthcare agencies in the Las Vegas Valley as well as a high demand for healthcare professionals has continued to expand these relationships.

As the “Premier Training Institution in Southern Nevada for Workforce & Economic Development” we are uniquely positioned to meet the healthcare training needs of students, employees and employers. As your full-service workforce development partner, our expertise and experience will help you meet your key training objectives. Whether onsite at CSN, or an offsite location, our training always meets the highest quality and affordability standards.

View our Current Class Catalog.

For more information about the Healthcare Program, please, call 702-651-4495.

American Heart Association Training Center

We are proud to be a designated American Heart Association Training Center serving Southern Nevada. Our Training Center promotes the mission of the American Heart Association, fighting heart disease and stroke, by offering quality AHA training courses in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support to the community. The Training Center also serves to support affiliated instructors who require certification, the latest training information, materials and course completion cards. Our instructors and training sites represent all areas of the Southern Nevada healthcare industry. In addition to our regularly scheduled classes, all classes can be customized and scheduled at a time and location that meets your specific needs.

AHA Provider Manuals are available for purchase.

AHA Provider Manual covers

To learn more about the American Heart Association visit www.heart.org.

For more information about CSN's AHA Training Center, please, call 702-651-4495.

Healthcare Field Entry

Patient Care Dialysis Technician

This Program prepares students for a successful career as a Dialysis Patient Care Technician (PCT). This course will cover a minimum of 100 hours of didactic/Lab & 210 hours of clinical experience based on the National Accreditation for Nephrology Technician (NANT) organization guidelines. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be awarded a certificate of completion. Participants will then be eligible to apply for the national certification exam.

New students interested in learning more about Dialysis PCT must attend an orientation through DWED prior to the start date of the class. For orientation dates, please call (702) 651-4770 or (702) 651-4495.

School Health Assistant

The School Health Assistant training course provides enhanced health care education as it relates to the duties and tasks performed by School Health Assistants in the Health Office setting at Clark County School District schools. The SHA course includes 75 hours of instruction in a 4-week course that combines online (virtual) instruction and in-person (live) skills training. Lesson quizzes and skills pass-offs are used to ensure existing and newly hired School Health Assistants are competent with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully fulfill the job responsibilities of a SHA at CCSD.

Community Health Worker

Become a frontline public health worker to make a difference in your community and facilitate access to community services in necessary resources such as: housing, food, education, employment, and healthcare access.

  • Evaluate a client's needs & create plans to address them.
  • Case management with documentation and reporting requirements
  • Impact of culture and socio-economic status on an individual's health
    Communication strategies
  • Navigate Nevada health care systems and reduce barriers to services
  • Identify community resources


  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification
  • CPR/ First Aid Certification

Upon completion of this training students can apply to become a Certified Community Health Worker.