Sacramento CNA Programs - California

You can earn your CNA certification in Sacramento 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento?

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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento?

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 Sacramento a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out California CNA Salary info.

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American River College - Sacramento
4700 College Oak Drive
Sacramento, CA
Applewood Care Center - Sacramento
1090 Rio Lane
Sacramento, CA
Arden Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center - Sacramento
3400 Alta Arden Expressway
Sacramento, CA
Asian Community Nursing - Sacramento
7801 Rush River Drive
Sacramento, CA
Briarwood Health Care - Sacramento
5901 Lemon Hill Avenue
Sacramento, CA
Bruceville Terrace - Sacramento
8151 Bruceville Road
Sacramento, CA
Crestwood Manor Nurse Aide Course - Sacramento
2600 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
Emerald Gardens Nursing Center - Sacramento
6821 24th Street
Sacramento, CA
Eskaton Care Greenhaven - Sacramento
455 Florin Road
Sacramento, CA
Florin Convalescent Hospital - Sacramento
7400 24th Street
Sacramento, CA
Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility - Sacramento
2221 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
Gramercy Court - Sacramento
2200 Gramercy Drive
Sacramento, CA
Kash Career College - Sacramento
2949 Fulton Avenue
Sacramento, CA
Mckinley Health Care Center - Sacramento
3700 H Street
Sacramento, CA
NCP of Sacramento Nurse Aide Training Course
65 Quinta Court #H
Sacramento, CA
Norwood Pines Alzheimer Center - Sacramento
500 Jesse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
Prime Health Career Center of Sacramento
4640 Northgate Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
Saint Claire's Nursing Center - Sacramento
6248 66th Avenue
Sacramento, CA
Saylor Lane Healthcare Center - Sacramento
3500 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
Seeds College of Nursing - Sacramento
2831 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento, CA
Sherwood Healthcare - Sacramento
4700 Elvas Avenue
Sacramento, CA
Sutter Oaks Nursing Center - Sacramento
2600 L Street
Sacramento, CA
Valley Skilled Nursing Facility - Sacramento
2120 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA
Vintage Estate of Sacramento
501 Jessie Avenue
Sacramento, CA

CNA Practice Tests, Study Questions, Exam Quizs, & Class Study Tips

Sacramento CNAs are now in high demand! Get your start by applying to the available nursing schools with Sacramento CNA training programs. Other California CNA programs provide education in areas such as Central California, Elk Grove, Maryville, and Roseville.

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