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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
Miami CNA classes - online & campus-based programs are available.

How to Become a CNA in Miami, Florida

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

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 Miami 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 Miami 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 Miami?

Many schools that offer CNA training have new sessions beginning every 6 to 8 weeks. In many areas in Florida, you can find CNA training starting in May 2015, June 2015, July 2015, or August 2015 available for registration now. Unlike nursing programs in Florida, 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 Miami a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Florida CNA Salary info.

Miami, FL CNA Programs

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Booker T. Washington Senior High
1200 NW 6th Avenue
Miami, Florida
33136
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
1450 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, Florida
33132
North Miami Adult Center
1001 NW 17th Court
Miami, Florida
33125
Lindsey Hopkins Technical Center
750 Northwest 20th Street
Miami, Florida
33127
Miami-Dade College
950 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, Florida
33127
Miami Edison High School
6101 Northwest 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida
33127
Vocational Institute of Florida
1849 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida
33135
Miami Jackson Adult Education
1751 NW 36th Street
Miami, Florida
33142
D.A. Dorsey Education Center
7100 NW 71st Street
Miami, Florida
33142
English Center
3501 SW 28 Street
Miami, Florida
33133
Miami Northwestern Adult Center
1100 NW 71st Street
Miami, Florida
33150
Miami Central Senior High School
1781 NW 95th Street
Miami, Florida
33147
Cope Center North
9950 NW 19th Avenue
Miami, Florida
33147
Yechanlaz Instituto Vocacional, Inc.
6617 SW 8th St
Miami, Florida
33144
Active Health Review Training
6520 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida
33144
Florida Education Institute
5818 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida
33144
Hialeah Adult Education Center
251 E. 47th Street
Hialeah, Florida
33013
Florida Vocational Institute
6840 SW 40th Street, Suite 211A
Miami, Florida
33155
International Training Careers
7360 SW 24th Street #31
Miami, Florida
33155
Florida Medical Training Institute
7902 NW 36th Street
Miami, Florida
33166