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You can receive your certification in as little as 3 to 8 weeks.
Tappahannock 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.

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How to Become a CNA in Tappahannock, 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 Tappahannock?

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 Tappahannock 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 Tappahannock 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 Tappahannock?

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 August 2015, September 2015, October 2015, or November 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 Tappahannock a great way to quickly gain experience in the medical field. Check out Virginia CNA Salary info.

More programs in this area

Mid-Atlantic Home Health/Hunt Country
1413 Tappahannock Boulevard
Tappahannock, Virginia 22560
AmeriCare Plus - Northern Neck
P.O. Box 249
Warsaw, Virginia 22572
Northern Neck Technical Center
13947 History Land Highway
Warsaw, Virginia 22572
Central High School
17024 The Trail
King And Queen Court Hous, Virginia 23085
Riverside Regional Convalescent Center / West Point
2960 Chelsea Road
West Point, Virginia 23181
Americare Plus LLC
2650 King William Ave
West Point, Virginia 23181
Riverside Regional Convalescent Center
US Rte 17
Saluda, Virginia 23149
CETA Vocational Training Center
12745 College Drive
Saluda, Virginia 23149
Fox Towne Adult Day Care Center
10212 Kings Highway
King George, Virginia 22485
HCC Personal Care, Inc.
8102 Elm Drive
Suite 200

Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111
Southeastern Home Health Care, Inc.
7502 Lee Davis Road
Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111
Mizpah Health Care Center
74 Mizpah Road
Locust Hill, Virginia 23092
HCC Personal Care, Inc.
7350 Ladysmith Road
Suite 120

Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546
N & R Quality Care
17428 Center Dr, Ste E
Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546
Companion Extraordinaire Nursing Network, Inc.
112 England St # A
Ashland, Virginia 23005
Lancashire, The
287 County Road T-1026
Kilmarnock, Virginia 22482
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
Beta Tech
103 E Williamsburg Road
Sandston, Virginia 23150
Westminster-Canterbury
1600 Westbrook Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227