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New Hampshire CNA Classes

New Hampshire CNA Training

Losing one's job is one of the most frustrating and scary experience that an adult can have in this country. For anyone who's ready to do what it takes to find a secure career that will allow them to provide for their loved ones, it might be time to think about going back to school. Those that enroll in New Hampshire CNA classes are able to gain the skills and knowledge they need to achieve secure jobs in the medical industry.

CNA training courses are specialized classes for those that want to become Certified Nursing Assistants.

Becoming a CNA in New Hampshire

In the state of New Hampshire, one can become either a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) or a Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA). In order to become an LNA, one must first complete a board-approved training program. Then, he or she must pass a competency exam.

An LNA can become an MNA by completing additional training that consists of 30 classroom hours and 30 clinical hours. In addition, the individual must have been an LNA for 5 years, having been full-time for at least 2 of them. The LNA must also be proficient in English and math and have an unrestricted license. The role of the MNA differs in that he or she is also authorized to assist the RN/LPN with administering medication to patients.

Renewing a CNA License

In New Hampshire, a LNA or MNA must complete continued competence requirements in order to be relicensed. Both must complete 12 continuing education hours. For an MNA, 4 of the required 12 hours must be related to the administration of medication. In addition, LNAs must complete 200 supervised hours in active practice as a nursing assistant or complete the competency exam within 2 years of applying. For MNAs, 50 of the required 200 hours must be spent in activities specific to MNAs.

A Nursing Assistant in New Hampshire must renew his or her license every 2 years in order to avoid becoming inactive.

Additional Resources

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other NH Schools with CNA Programs

American Red Cross
28 Concord Street
Nashua, New Hampshire 3064
American Red Cross
273 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
American Red Cross
2 Maitland Street
Concord, New Hampshire 3301
American Red Cross NH West Chapter
83 Court Street
Keene, New Hampshire 3431
Cedarcrest, Inc.
91 Maple Avenue
Keene, New Hampshire 3431
Clinical Career Training
80 Brookwood Park Road
Bristol, New Hampshire 3222
Coos County Nursing Hospital
136 County Farm Road
West Stewartstown, New Hampshire 3801
Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center
1 Verney Drive
Greenfield, New Hampshire
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, New Hampshire 3756
Edgewood Center
928 South Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3801
Golden View Health Care
19 NH Route 104
Meredith, New Hampshire 3253
Hearts and Minds, LLC, Healthcare Training
1 Oleson Road
Derry, New Hampshire 3038
Lakes Region Community College
Rt 106, Prescott Hill
Laconia, New Hampshire 3246
Lebanon Center Genesis
24 Old Etna Road
Lebanon, New Hampshire 3766
LNA Health Careers, LLC
22 Concord St.
Manchester, New Hampshire 3101
Med Pro Educational Services LLC
PO Box 118
Goffstown, New Hampshire 3045
Merrimack County Nursing Home
325 Daniel Webster Highway
Boscawen, New Hampshire 3303
Mountain View Nursing Home
10 County Farm Road
Ossipee, New Hampshire 3864
NH Health Care Association
125 Airport Road
Concord, New Hampshire 3301
River Valley Community College
1 College Drive
Claremont, New Hampshire 3743
Riverside Rest Home
276 County Farm Road
Dover, New Hampshire 3820
Rockingham County Nursing Home
117 North Road
Brentwood, New Hampshire 3833
Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health
60 Rogers Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 3102
St Joseph School of Nursing
5 Woodward Avenue
Nashua, New Hampshire 3060
White Mountain Community College
2020 Riverside Drive
Berlin, New Hampshire 3570

New Hampshire CNA Resources on NurseGroups.com

New Hampshire Board of Nursing
21 South Fruit Street
Suite 16
Concord, NH 03301-2341
Phone: (603) 271-2323
Fax: (603) 271-6605

New Hampshire Nurses Association