Atlanta CNA Programs - Georgia

You can earn your CNA certification in Atlanta 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 Georgia - online & campus-based programs are available.

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How to Become a CNA in Atlanta, Georgia

Since Nurse Aides are needed throughout the Nation, you will be able to secure employment opportunities in any state you become certified. In Georgia. 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 Georgia 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 Atlanta?

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 Atlanta 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 Atlanta 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 Atlanta?

Many schools that offer CNA training have new sessions beginning every 6 to 8 weeks. In many areas in Georgia, you can find CNA training starting in July 2014, August 2014, September 2014, or October 2014 available for registration now. Unlike nursing programs in Georgia, 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 Atlanta a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Georgia CNA Salary info.

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A.G. Rhodes at Wesley Woods - Atlanta
1819 Clifton Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Technical College Nurse Assistant Program
1560 Metropolitan Parkway SW
Atlanta, GA
Covenant CNA School - Atlanta
1 Baltimore Place
Atlanta, GA
Cross Keys High School - Atlanta
1626 North Druid Hills Road NE
Atlanta, GA
Elite Medical Training Center - Atlanta
1755 The Exchange SE
Atlanta, GA
Heritage Healthcare of West Atlanta
2645 Whiting Street NW
Atlanta, GA
Murray Career Institute - Atlanta
233 Mitchell Street
Atlanta, GA
Malik College
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Atlanta CNAs are now in high demand! Get your start by applying to the available nursing schools with Atlanta CNA training programs. Other Georgia CNA programs provide education in areas such as Athens, Avondale Estates, Central Georgia, Decatur, Ellenwood, Fulton County, Gainesville, Lithonia, Mableton, Morrow, Smyrna, Stone Mountain, Suwanee, and Tucker.

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