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Smyrna CNA Training - SC

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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
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How to Become a CNA in Smyrna, South Carolina

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

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 Smyrna 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 Smyrna 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 Smyrna?

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

Smyrna, SC CNA Programs

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Floyd D. Johnson Technology Center
275 E. Alexander Love Hwy
York, South Carolina 29745
White Oak Manor
PO Box 629
York, South Carolina 29745
Clover High School (HST)
1625 E. Hwy 55
Clover, South Carolina 29710
Allied Technology Center-Rock Hill
2399 Main Street
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29732
York Technical College
452 South Anderson Road
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730
Union County Career & Technology Center
1165 Lakeside Drive
Union, South Carolina 29379
Daniel Morgan Technology Center
201 Zion Hill Road
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29307
Spartanburg Community College
800 Brisack Road
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303
R.D. Anderson Applied Technology Center (HST)
1151 Moore-Duncan Hwy PO Box 248
Moore, South Carolina 29369
Caring Hands
4 Blackstock Road, Suite A
Inman, South Carolina 29349
Swofford Career Center
5620 Highway 11
Inman, South Carolina 29349
Lancaster HS Career Center
625 Normandy Road
Lancaster, South Carolina 29720
Clinton High School
800 N. Adair Street
Clinton, South Carolina 29325
NHC
PO Box 727
Clinton, South Carolina 29325
NHC
301 Pinehaven St. Ext., PO Box 1259
Laurens, South Carolina 29360
Laurens District 55- HST
5058 Hwy. 76 West
Laurens, South Carolina 29360