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Albany, Georgia CNA Programs

Albany CNA Training - GA

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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
Albany 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 Albany, 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 Albany?

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 Albany 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 Albany 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 Albany?

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 2015, August 2015, September 2015, or October 2015 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 Albany a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Georgia CNA Salary info.

More programs in this area

Albany Technical College
1704 S. Slappey Blvd.
Albany, Georgia 31701
Go With A Nurses Assistant (GWANA)
P.O. Box 50121
Albany, Georgia 31707
Jackson Career Center
1707 E. Oglethorpe Blvd
Albany, Georgia 31705
Turner Job Corps Center
2000 Schilling Avenue
Albany, Georgia 31705
Lee County High School
One Trojan Way
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
Worth County High School
406 West King Street
Sylvester, Georgia 31791
Southwest Georgia Technical College
1000 Newton Rd
Camilla, Georgia 31730
Southwest Georgia Technical College - Pelham High School
203 Mathewson Ave
Pelham, Georgia 31779
Moultrie Technical College
222 Rock House Road
Ashburn, Georgia 31714
Heritage Healthcare of Ashburn
P.O. Box 629
Ashburn, Georgia 31714
Cordele Health & Rehab
1106 North 4th Street
Cordele, Georgia 31015
South Georiga Technical College
402 North Midway Road
Cordele, Georgia 31015
American Red Cross - Middle Flint Chapter - Sumter Co.
1509 Crawford St
Americus, Georgia 31709
Magnolia Manor Nursing Center
2001 South Lee Street
Americus, Georgia 31709
Colquitt County High School
1800 Park Avenue
Moultrie, Georgia 31768
Heritage Healthcare of Sunrise
2709 South Main Street
Moultrie, Georgia 31768
Moultrie Technical College
52 Tech Drive
Tifton, Georgia 31794
Moultrie Technical College - Tift County High School
One Blue Devil Way
Tifton, Georgia 31794
Four County Health Care
99 Overby Drive
Richland, Georgia 31825