CNA Schools

CNA Classes in Massachusetts

Massachusetts CNA Training

Thanks to a sluggish economy that has been causing financial problems for over two years, many people are finding themselves out of a job and without any idea of how they will provide for their families. Business experts have been saying that those who aren't having luck in the job market should think about returning to school. Anyone who has always been interested in helping people learn new ways to care for their own health and prevent illness in their families might want to consider Massachusetts CNA classes. These are training courses designed to help those that have graduated from high school hone skills so that they can provide support to medical professionals. In hospitals, nursing homes, and other health institutions, there are doctors and nurses that are responsible for examining, diagnosing and prescribing treatments to patients. In this type of health care environment, nursing assistants will provide support to medical staff members by taking patient histories and vital signs, explaining treatments to patients, and educating families about how to prevent illness and disease.

Becoming a CNA in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, One must complete a state-accepted training program of at least 75 hours. After passing the course, he or she must take and pass a competency exam that is both written/oral and a skills demonstration. If working as a nurse aide, one has a 4 month grace period during which he or she can pass the competency exam. Once the exam is passed, the individual is registered on Massachusetts Nurse Aide Registry. A Nurse Aide in Massachusetts must renew his or her registration every 2 years.

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CNA Schools Near You & Online in Massachusetts

Bristol Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

  • 250 New Rutherford Ave Boston, MA 02129
    Programs: CNA, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiography, Sonography

American Red Cross

Catholic Charities South

  • 157 Centre Street Brockton, MA 02302
    Programs: CNA
    508-587-0815 ext. 234

American Red Cross

North Shore Community College

American Red Cross

Health Care Training Services (HCTS)

Bristol Community College

National Medical Academy

Cape Cod Regional Technical High School

  • 351 Pleasant Lake Avenue Harwich, MA 02645
    Programs: CNA
    508-432-4500

Community Action Inc.

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Bristol Community College

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

  • 1495 Hancock Street Quincy, MA 02169
    Programs: CNA

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston

American Red Cross

Springfield Technical Community College

American Red Cross

  • 863-867 Main Street Waltham, MA 02451
    Programs: CNA

Cape Cod Community College

American Red Cross

American Red Cross