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Meta, Missouri CNA Programs

Meta CNA Training - MO

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

How to Become a CNA in Meta, Missouri

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

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 Meta 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 Meta 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 Meta?

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

Meta, MO CNA Programs

More programs in this area

Nichols Career Center
605 Union Street
Jefferson City, Missouri
65101
Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administration
4100 Country Club
Jefferson City, Missouri
65109
Missouri Health Care Association
236 Metro Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri
65109
Job Point
315 Ellis Blvd
Jefferson City, Missouri
65109
Eldon Career Center
112 S. Pine Street
Eldon, Missouri
65026
Rolla Technical Center
500 Forum Drive
Rolla, Missouri
65401
Waynesville Career Center
810 Roosevelt
Waynesville, Missouri
65583
Lake Career & Technical Center
1409 Township Road
Camdenton, Missouri
65020
Morgan Co Rii School District
913 West Newton
Versailles, Missouri
65084