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Washington CNA Training - DC

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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
Washington 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.

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

How to Become a CNA in Washington, Washington DC

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

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 Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington?

Many schools that offer CNA training have new sessions beginning every 6 to 8 weeks. In many areas in Washington DC, you can find CNA training starting in December 2016, January 2017, February 2017, or March 2017 available for registration now. Unlike nursing programs in Washington DC, 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 Washington a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Washington DC CNA Salary info.

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Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
1100 Harvard Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20009
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Washington, District Of Columbia 20002
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1106 Bladensburg Road, NE
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3636 16th Street, N.W.
Suite AG-32

Washington, District Of Columbia 20010
University of the District of Columbia-Community College
5171 South Dakota Avenue, NE
Washington, District Of Columbia 20017
VMT Education Center
4201 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 301

Washington, District Of Columbia 20008
Bethel Training Institute
824 Upshur Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20011
CAPTEC Med Care
3925 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20011
Capitol Health Institute
7826 Eastern Avenue
Suite 515

Washington, District Of Columbia 20012