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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
Tres Pinos CNA classes - online & campus-based programs are available.
Admissions Advisor Tip: Don't limit your options. Contact multiple schools to see the differences in what they offer, like financial aid packages.

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How to Become a CNA in Tres Pinos, 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 Tres Pinos?

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 Tres Pinos 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 Tres Pinos 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 Tres Pinos?

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 August 2015, September 2015, October 2015, or November 2015 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 Tres Pinos a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out California CNA Salary info.

More programs in this area

Salinas Adult School
20 Sherwood Pl.
Salinas, California 93906
Gavilan College
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.
Gilroy, California 95020
Mission Trails Regional Occupational Program
690 Main Street
Soledad, California 93960
North Monterey County Unified School District
13990 Castroville Blvd.
Castroville, California 95012
North Monterey County Unified School District
8142 Moss Landing Rd.
Moss Landing, California 95039
Watsonville Aptos Adult School
294 Green Valley Road
Watsonville, California 95076
Monsbey College
6 Hanger Way
Watsonville, California 95076
Merced College
16570 S. Mercy Spring Rd.
Los Banos, California 93635
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
222 Casa Verde Way
Monterey, California 93940
Pacific Grove Adult School
1025 Lighthouse Ave
Pacific Grove, California 93950
Avalon Training Center
709 "N" Street
Newman, California 95360
Evergreen Valley College
3095 Yerba Buena Road
San Jose, California 95135
St. Francis Career College
749 Story Road, Suite #50
San Jose, California 95122
Northern California Vocational College
143 East Virginia St.; C
San Jose, California 95112
Institute of Medical Education
100 W San Fernando St.
San Jose, California 95113