Irvine CNA Programs - California

You can earn your CNA certification in Irvine by attending a local CNA training program.
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The CNA Programs healthcare system currently needs more qualified certified nursing assistants.
You can receive your CNA certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.

Find out more about completing CNA training in California - online & campus-based programs are available.

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How to Become a CNA in Irvine, California

Since Nurse Aides are needed throughout the Nation, you will be able to secure employment opportunities in any state you become certified. In California. medical field job security is higher than most careers. You can earn your CNA license after completing a training program. CNA course requirements vary by state according to state regulations. However, many CNA programs can be completed in 8 to 12 weeks. Plus, CNA courses are considerably cheaper than attending LPN school and are an excellent way to get started in a healthcare career.

PCT / CNA / CMA - What's the Difference?

This depends on where you live. Some PCT courses include EKG phlebotomy training. Some Patient Care Technician programs also include HHA (Home Health Aid) certification. However, in some work environments the titles CNA and PCT are used interchangably. Some hospitals in California may be hiring Nurse Care Techs (NCT), a position which you can apply for with your CNA license.

CMA can stand for Certified Medication Aide or Certified Medical Assistant, both which perform separate but overlapping duties in the workplace.

How Much Does CNA Training Cost in Irvine?

Nursing assistant courses at vocational colleges and allied health schools usually range between $400 and $1200. When choosing a CNA school, learn about all the associated costs required at each institution. Some schools list their program cost as all expenses included. However other schools may also require you to purchase additional materials (such as books, scrubs and materials for your clinicals) which have separate fees from the tuition costs.

CNA Refresher Courses around Irvine usually cost around $100-$200.

Need Tuition Assistance?

While many schools do not offer financial aid for students enrolled in their CNA course, some training programs may offer assistance to help with the cost of the course or certification. Also, some CNA employers will even pay for your Nurse Assistant training or reimburse you after you successfully complete your CNA training.

Some employers in Irvine will cover a percentage of your CNA tuition; others will pay tuition costs up to a specific dollar amount. Often, new CNAs are required to work a particular number of months at the employer that covered their school bills. Or you may just need to reimburse them for any of the tuition costs they paid on your behalf.

When Can I Start CNA Training in Irvine?

Many schools that offer CNA training have new sessions beginning every 6 to 8 weeks. In many areas in California, you can find CNA training starting in April 2014, May 2014, June 2014, or July 2014 available for registration now. Unlike nursing programs in California, you can usually find a school starting a new session of their CNA course fairly quickly. However, some schools offer CNA classes in semester format. At these schools, you may need to wait up 3 or 4 months to start your course.

Becoming a Nurse Aide in Irvine a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out California CNA Salary info.

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Regents Point Windcrest - Irvine
19191 Harvard Avenue
Irvine, CA

CNA Programs Within 40 Miles of Irvine, California

Tustin Manor Convalescent
1051 Bryan Avenue
Tustin, CA 92680
New Orange Hills
5017 East Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869
Care House Convalescent - Santa Ana
1800 Old Tustin Road
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Chapman Medical Center - Orange
2601 Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869
Healthbridge Children's Hospital - Orange
393 South Tustin Street
Orange, CA 92866
Albor Charter School - Santa Ana
1125 East 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
French Park Care Center - Santa Ana
600 East Washington Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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