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

How to Become a CNA in Richmond, Virginia

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

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 Richmond 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 Richmond 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 Richmond?

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

Richmond, VA CNA Programs

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The Senior Connections - Capital Area Agency on Aging
24 East Cary Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Family Care Home Health, Inc.
413 Stuart Cir # 120
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Family Lifeline
2325 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Adult Career Development Center
119 West Leigh Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Children's Hospital
2924 Brook Road
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Hermitage Technical Center / Henrico Public Schools
406 Dabbs House Road
Richmond, Virginia 23223
Caring For You, Inc.
5601 Hull Street Road
Richmond, Virginia 23224
Asher Comprehensive Training Program
305 Plazaview Road
Richmond, Virginia 23224
The Windsor
3600 Grove Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23221
The Windsor
3600 Grove Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23221
Transitional Home Care
120 Wyck Street #218
Richmond, Virginia 23225
Kanawha Medical Supply Company , Inc.
7009 Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23225
Concordia Private Care
1904 Byrd Ave
Ste 200

Richmond, Virginia 23230
Westminster-Canterbury
1600 Westbrook Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227
Richmond Memorial Hospital
1300 Westwood Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227
Jewish Family Services, Inc.
6718 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Accuhealth Educational Systems
4893 Finlay St.
Building A

Richmond, Virginia 23231
Highland Springs Voc-Technical Center
100 Tech Drive
Highland Springs, Virginia 23075
Henrico County Public Schools / Adult Education Center
201 E. Nine Mile Road
Highland Springs, Virginia 23075