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Lithonia, Georgia CNA Programs

Lithonia CNA Training - GA

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

How to Become a CNA in Lithonia, 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 Lithonia?

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 Lithonia 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 Lithonia 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 Lithonia?

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 May 2015, June 2015, July 2015, or August 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 Lithonia a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Georgia CNA Salary info.

Lithonia, GA CNA Programs

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Afria Medical Institute, Inc.
4319 Covington Highway
Decatur, Georgia 30035
Omnitech Institute
4319 Covington Highway
Decatur, Georgia 30035
Professional Medical Institute, Inc
4336 Covington Hwy
Decatur, Georgia 30035
Southwest Dekalb High School
2863 Kelly Chapel Rd
Decatur, Georgia 30034
Ellenwood Academy
4798 Flat Shoals Parkway
Decatur, Georgia 30034
M & K Education, Inc.
3009 Rainbow Drive Suite 104
Decatur, Georgia 30034
Dekalb High School of Technology
3303 Panthersville Road
Decatur, Georgia 30034
Miller Grove High School
2645 Dekalb Medical Center Parkway
Lithonia, Georgia 30058
Cedar Grove High School
2360 River Road
Ellenwood, Georgia 30294
R.I.S.E. Academy, LLC
4467 Glenwood Road
Decatur, Georgia 30032
World Outreach Medical Institute
4650 Memorial Drive
Decatur, Georgia 30032
Americas Best Healthcare Services, Inc.
4151 Memorial Drive
Decatur, Georgia 30032
Columbia High School Dekalb County Board of Education
2106 Columbia Drive
Decatur, Georgia 30032
Allied Health Training Center of Conyers
1315 Milstead Road NE
Conyers, Georgia 30012
Premier Medical Careers
1015 Milstead Avenue
Conyers, Georgia 30012
Health Education Associates, Inc
5300 Memorial Drive
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Dekalb County Healthcare Center, Inc
5160 Springview Avenue
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083
Caregiver Solutions Training Institute
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Cross Keys High School
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Stone Mountain, Georgia 30087
Metro Atlanta A.S.B.L.
1540 Georgia Highway 138 SE
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