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Maryland CNA Classes

Maryland CNA Training

The economy has been in a downturn for the past few years, and as a result, many industries are downsizing instead of expanding. People thinking about switching to a new career path are likely to find themselves competing against others with many more years of experience for the same entry level jobs. This is why so many people are going back to school so that they can gather the skills and education they need to be a competitive candidate. Someone seeking a job in the medical profession should learn more about the opportunities available to graduates of Maryland CNA classes.

Hospitals and nursing homes are finding it difficult to maintain full staffs of nurses and doctors due to the increased cost and amount of schooling necessary to earn these degrees. Therefore, nursing assistants have become a great way for medical professionals to make more efficient use of their time in the office.

Becoming a CNA in Maryland

The Maryland Board of Nursing requires nursing assistants to be certified in order to be employed in the state of Maryland. CNA is considered to be the base level of certification. Additional certifications which may be achieved on top of the CNA certification include Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA), Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Medicine Aide (CMA), and Dialysis Technician.

In order to be listed in the Maryland CNA registry, an individual must be at least 16 years of age and complete a CNA training program that has been approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.

CNAs in Maryland must renew certification every 2 years. There is a $40 fee to renew.

Licensure by Reciprocity

If and individual is a CNA in another state and wishes to become certified in Maryland, he or she can apply for reciprocity as long as he or she is currently registered in another state and in good standing on that state's Registry.

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other MD Schools with CNA Programs

Alice Byrd Tawes Nursing Home
201 Hall Highway
Crisfield, Maryland 21817
Allegany College
12401 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, Maryland 21502
American Red Cross
4700 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Annapolis Area Christian Schools
716 Bestgate Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, Maryland 21012
Anne Arundel County Dept of Health School Health Services
407 S. Crain Highway
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Anne Arundel Medical Center
2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
ARC of Washington County
820 Florida Avenue
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Arcola Health and Rehab Center
901 Arcola Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 2090
Baltimore Academy of Nursing Assistants
617 Stemmers Run Road, Suite J
Essex, Maryland 21221
Baltimore City Community College
600 E. Lombard Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Baltimore City Health Department
620 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Baltimore City Public Schools
501 Athol Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21229
Baltimore County Public Schools
6901 N. Charles Street
Towson, Maryland 21204
Baltimore Washington Medical Center
301 Hospital Drive
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Bel Air Health & Rehab Center
410 E. MacPhail Road
Bel Air, Maryland 21014
Bello Machre
7765 Freetown Road
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21060
Bethel Healthcare Institute
5617 Ager Road
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Bladensburg High School
4200 57th Avenue
Bladensburg, Maryland 20710
Calvert Career Center
330 Dorsey Road
Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
Calvert County Nursing Center
85 Hospital Road
Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
Calvert Manor Health Care Center
1881 Telegraph Road
Rising Sun, Maryland 21911
Cambridge Nursing Assistant Training Academy
3311 Toledo Terrace Unit C-202
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Care 'Xpert Academy
13321 New Hampshire Avenue,
Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
Caroline Career &Tech Center
10855 Central Avenue
Ridgely, Maryland 21660
Caroline Center
900 Somerset Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Carroll Community College
1601 Washington Road
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Carroll Lutheran Village
300 St. Luke Circle
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Cecil Community College
One Seahawk Drive
North East, Maryland 21901
Cecil County School of Technology
900 North East Road
North East, Maryland 21901