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Pacific CNA Training - MO's Free Pacific, MO CNA Training Program Directory

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

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 Pacific 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 Pacific 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 Pacific?

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 April 2017, May 2017, June 2017, or July 2017 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 Pacific a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Missouri CNA Salary info.

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Jefferson College
6471 Cedar Hill Rd
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East Central College
1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, Missouri 63084
Jefferson College
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Applied Technology Services
12721 West Watson Road
Saint Louis, Missouri 63127
Jefferson College
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St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Saint Peters, Missouri 63376
International Institute of St Louis
4131 South Grand
Saint Louis, Missouri 63116
Metropolitan Education & Training Center
6347 Plymouth Ave.
Saint Louis, Missouri 63133
Hi-tech Charities
1371 Hamilton Ave
Saint Louis, Missouri 63112
St Louis College of Health Careers
909 S Taylor
Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
St Louis Community College
5600 Oakland Ave.
Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
Gateway Institute of Technology
5101 Mcree Avenue
Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
Daruby School
625 North Euclid Ave Suite 410
Saint Louis, Missouri 63121
Hazelwood School District
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St Louis Job Corps
4333 Goodfellow Blvd
Saint Louis, Missouri 63120
Walbridge Community Education Center
5019 Alcott Ave
Saint Louis, Missouri 63120
Yeatman Community Education Center
4265 Athlone Ave
Saint Louis, Missouri 63115
Miller Career Academy
1000 N Grand Avenue
Saint Louis, Missouri 63106
Hazelwood High School Central
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