Related Program: Idaho Matters $500,000 Grant Will Help Increase CNA Numbers By Richard Copeland • Jul 26, 2018 Related Program: Idaho Matters TweetShareGoogle+Email CNA preparation class at the College of Western Idaho. cwidaho.cc Listen Listening... / 11:20 Christine Rood, the College of Western Idaho's VP of economic development, and Pam Hodges, the manager of CWI's nursing assistant program, discuss a grant to educate more CNA's on Idaho Matters on Thursday, July 26, 2018. As the state's population grows, the number of healthcare professionals continues to stretch. A grant awarded to Idaho Health Care Association Foundation will help recruit and train 500 certified nursing assistants. We talk with the College of Western Idaho about the role of CNA's in Idaho. Tags: CNAcertified nursing assistantcwiShortageGrantTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.