Raleigh CNA Programs - North Carolina

You can earn your CNA certification in Raleigh 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 North Carolina - online & campus-based programs are available.

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How to Become a CNA in Raleigh, North Carolina

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

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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh?

Many schools that offer CNA training have new sessions beginning every 6 to 8 weeks. In many areas in North Carolina, you can find CNA training starting in November 2014, December 2014, January 2015, or February 2015 available for registration now. Unlike nursing programs in North Carolina, 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 Raleigh a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out North Carolina CNA Salary info.

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HealthCore Resource Nurse Aide Program
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CNA Programs Within 40 Miles of Raleigh, North Carolina

Optimal Health College
2742 Holloway Street
Durham, NC 27703
Bess-Jackson Nurse Aide Training School
3500 Westgate Drive Suite 703
Durham, NC 27707
Chapel Hill CNA
209 Lloyd Street, Office 260
Carrboro, NC 27510
Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd.
Haw River, NC 27258

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Raleigh CNAs are now in high demand! Get your start by applying to the available nursing schools with Raleigh CNA training programs. Other North Carolina CNA programs provide education in areas such as Cary, Central North Carolina, Clayton, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Pitt County, and Wake Forest.

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