New session starting January 19, 2021! 

Licensed Nursing Assistant

NURS100L Licensed Nursing Assistant CL2 C9 CRS: The NH Board of Nursing approved Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) program consists of 46 hours of classroom theory/lab and 60 hours of clinical for a total of 106 hours of coursework. The theory portion is delivered at the college. The clinical is arranged at a local health care facility. After successfully completing the LNA program, all students must register for the state competency written and clinical exam and complete criminal background checks/fingerprinting as part of the process to obtain their LNA license with the State of New Hampshire. This course is not part of the Associate Degree in the Nursing Program.

Detailed Schedules: 

NURS100L, CRN: 20210 – January 19-March 12, 2021.

Click Here for the complete schedule (PDF).

For more information, please contact Cathy Weigel at

Once you have registered for the class, you will receive a detailed packet of information.  

The following is required prior to attending the clinical portion of the class:

  • A negative Two-Step Mantoux TB test or chest X-Ray done within one year from the end date of your nursing assistant course.
  • No findings on the Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services State Registry form
  • No findings on a NH State criminal background check
  • No findings on a urine drug screen
  • Any additional documents required by the clinical site
  • ESOL assessment

Course Fees:

        Tuition — $1,402 (includes drug testing fee)

        Additional Fees:

  • Textbook (paperback): Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care and Home Health, third edition. Alvare, Susan. ISBN 978-1-60425-070-1. Please contact LRCC’S Bookstore at (603) 366-5202 for the most up-to-date cost. 
  • Workbook: Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care and Home Care, third edition, ISBN 978-1-60425-071-8. Please contact LRCC’s Bookstore for the most current prices. 
  • Uniform: About $30; Shoes: Start at $35; can be purchased at Uniformly Yours in Laconia. 
  • Mantoux TB test fees
  • Background check from the Division of State Police
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant Competency Exam: $160 (this fee is subject to change and is paid at the completion of the course). This final evaluation is required by the NH Board of Nursing prior to applying for your LNA license.
  • After you have successfully completed your LRCC LNA Program and passed the NH State Competency exam you must complete the Initial LNA License application process with the Board of Nursing. More information, including the application and fees, can be found on the Board of Nursing website: Tuition Assistance 

Tuition Assistance:

If you meet the requirements, your tuition can be reimbursed through State of NH Medicaid Reimbursement Program for LNA’s. The information is available at this link.

Click on the following link for information about tuition assistance; Help with paying for short term courses.

LNA Competency Exam

If you were a Licensed Nursing Assistant and your license has expired, you may be able to take the LNA Competency Exam to reinstate your license. The first step is to call the Board of Nursing at (603) 271-6282. They will review your situation and provide a letter of reinstatement for you to bring to the exam as proof of eligibility. Click here for the LNA Competency Testing Information at the college.

If you have any questions please contact: 

Cathy Weigel, RN

LNA Program Coordinator 

(603) 366-5341 or