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CNA Programs in Montana

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Anyone who is motivated to make a difference in other people's lives and earn a good salary may want to consider a career as a CNA. Certified nursing assistants use their knowledge and communication skills to educate people about better preventative practices as well as supporting the function of doctors and nurses on a daily basis. CNA classes provide students with a working knowledge of medical terminology that is used in health care settings, as well as basic skills for working with medical technology and dealing with patients.

Becoming a CNA in Montana

In order to become a CNA in Montana, an individual is required to complete a 75 hour CNA training program. He or she is not permitted to work full-time or more than 4 months as a CNA before taking the exam. The individual must pass both the written and skills CNA competency evaluations.

Licensure by Reciprocity

Individuals who are trained as CNAs in other states can apply for reciprocity only if they are currently registered in another state.

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Montana CNA Certification

Montana CNA Certification Requirements

To get your CNA certificate in Montana, you first need to complete the required course work and/ or training program. You will need to pass the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. Applicants must then submit fingerprint cards. Licenses/certificates and will not be issued without the results of a state and federal background check coming back in good standing. As prescribed by federal law, the typical Montana CNA certificate program lasts approximately 8 to 13 weeks to gain 75 accredited hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin training. After passing the Certified Nurse Assistant exam, you must be placed on the Montana Nurse Aide Registry.

Required Hours for Montana CNA Certification

In Montana, you are required to complete a minimum of 75 hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation before challenging the state CNA licensing exam. The nurse aide classes typically last 2-6 months. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin the training program.

Montana CNA Certification Prerequisites

In Montana, CNA prerequisites include a current background check, two fingerprint cards, Photo ID, two photos (passport size). A negative TB test within the past 6 months and proof of immunizations will be required. You will also be required to show a high school diploma or GED. For license renewal every two years, you must show documentation of having been employed a minimum of at least 8 hours since your last licensure to qualify for free CNA license renewal.

Montana CNA Licensing Resources

Community Hospital of Anaconda

  • 401 W. Pennsylvania Street
    Anaconda, MT 59711
    Programs: CNA

Fallon Medical Complex Hospital

  • 202 South 4th Street West
    Baker, MT 59313
    Programs: CNA

Big Sandy Medical Center

  • 166 Montana Ave East
    Big Sandy, MT 59520
    Programs: CNA

Pioneer Medical Center

  • 301 West 7th Avenue
    Big Timber, MT 59011
    Programs: CNA

Billings Adult Education

  • 415 North 30th Street
    Billings, MT 59101
    Programs: CNA

Billings Clinic Hospital

  • 2800 10th Avenue North
    Billings, MT 59107
    Programs: CNA

Billings Health & Rehab Community

  • 2115 Central Avenue
    Billings, MT 59102
    Programs: CNA

Eagle Cliff Manor

  • 1415 Yellowstone River Road
    Billings, MT 59105
    Programs: CNA

St John’s Lutheran Home

  • 3940 Rimrock Road
    Billings, MT 59102
    Programs: CNA

Valley Health Care Center

  • 1807 24th St W
    Billings, MT 59102
    Programs: CNA

Stone Child College

  • 8294 Upper Box Elder Rd
    Box Elder, MT 59521
    Programs: CNA

Mountain View Care Center

  • 205 North Tracy Avenue
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    Programs: CNA

Butte Care & Rehabilitation Center

  • 2400 Continental Drive
    Butte, MT 59701
    Programs: CNA

University of Montana – Montana Technical

Liberty Medical Center Hospital

  • 315 West Madison Avenue
    Chester, MT 59522
    Programs: CNA

Sweet Memorial Nursing Home

  • Highway 2 W
    Chinook, MT 59523
    Programs: CNA

Teton Nursing Home

  • 24 Main Ave N
    Choteau, MT 59422
    Programs: CNA

Mccone County Health Center

  • 605 Sullivan Avenue
    Circle, MT 59215
    Programs: CNA

Elkhorn Healthcare & Rehabilitation

  • 474 Hwy 282
    Clancy, MT 59634
    Programs: CNA

Montana Veterans Home

Deer Lodge Care & Rehabilitation Center

  • 1100 Texas Avenue
    Deer Lodge, MT 59722
    Programs: CNA

Parkview Acres Care & Rehab Center

  • 200 North Oregon Street
    Dillon, MT 59725
    Programs: CNA

Madison Valley Manor

  • 211 N Main Street
    Ennis, MT 59729
    Programs: CNA

Good Samaritan Society

  • 10 Mountain View Drive
    Eureka, MT 59917
    Programs: CNA

Rosebud Health Care Center

  • 383 N 17th Avenue
    Forsyth, MT 59327
    Programs: CNA

Missouri River Medical Center

  • 1501 Saint Charles Street
    Fort Benton, MT 59442
    Programs: CNA

Valley View Home

  • 1225 Perry Lane
    Glasgow, MT 59230
    Programs: CNA

Dawson Community College

  • 300 College Drive
    Glendive, MT 59330
    Programs: CNA

Benefis Hospitals Inc

  • 1101 26th Street South
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    Programs: CNA

Benefis Spectrum Medical, Inc

  • 2924 10th Avenue South
    Great Falls, MT 59405
    Programs: CNA

Missouri River Care & Rehabilitation

Discovery Care Centre

  • 601 North 10th Street
    Hamilton, MT 59840
    Programs: CNA

Valley View Estates Health Care Center

  • 225 North 8th Street
    Hamilton, MT 59840
    Programs: CNA

Big Horn County Memorial Hospital

  • 17 N Miles
    Hardin, MT 59034
    Programs: CNA

Fort Belknap College

  • Highway 2
    Harlem, MT 59526
    Programs: CNA

Northern Montana Care Center

  • 24 13th Street
    Havre, MT 59501
    Programs: CNA

Aspen Gardens Assisted Living Facility

  • 13 Bumblebee Court
    Helena, MT 59601
    Programs: CNA

University of Montana

  • 1115 North Roberts Street
    Helena, MT 59601
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN

Garfield County Health Center

  • 332 Leavitt Avenue
    Jordan, MT 59337
    Programs: CNA

Flathead Valley Community College

Heritage Place

  • 171 Heritage Way
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    Programs: CNA

Immanuel Lutheran Home

  • 185 Crestline Avenue
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    Programs: CNA

Laurel Health & Rehabilitation Center

  • 820 3rd Ave
    Laurel, MT 59044
    Programs: CNA

Central Montana Medical Center

  • 408 Wendell Avenue
    Lewistown, MT 59457
    Programs: CNA

New Horizons Assisted Living

  • 221 Mckinley Street
    Lewistown, MT 59457
    Programs: CNA

Libby Care Center

  • 308 East 3rd Street
    Libby, MT 59923
    Programs: CNA

Evergreen Livingston Health & Rehabilitation

  • 510 South 14th Street
    Livingston, MT 59047
    Programs: CNA

Hearts And Hands

  • 5336 Valley Dr E
    Miles City, MT 59301
    Programs: CNA

Miles Community College

Dickinson Lifelong Learning Center

  • 310 South Curtis Street
    Missoula, MT 59801
    Programs: CNA

University of Montana

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