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New Jersey CNA Classes

New Jersey CNA Training

It's more important than ever for a person to make sure that they have an education that will make them attractive to the industries that are still hiring. This is why so many people have become interested in New Jersey CNA classes. Certified nursing assistants are in high demand and have the opportunity to really make a difference in people's lives.

Certified nursing assistants are responsible for providing support to doctors and nurses so that they can make the most efficient use of their time. CNAs regularly attain jobs in nursing homes, mental health facilities, hospitals and public health clinics. Common responsibilities might include taking vital signs, recording patient histories, answering questions about patient treatment and educating people about preventative health practices.

Becoming a CNA in New Jersey

To become a CNA in New Jersey, a potential nursing assistant must complete a 90 hour CNA training course, consisting of 50 classroom hours and 40 clinical hours. NJ does not require CNAs to be certified to work in an acute care hospital.

CNAs must register every two years and be fingerprinted. The individual must have a current and valid certification which cannot have been revoked, and he or she must have performing nursing work for pay for at least 7 hours in the 2 year period.

Licensure by Reciprocity

CNAs that are registered in other states can be listed on New Jersey's Registry by applying for reciprocity. In order to meet the requirements, the individual must have completed a training program and a competency exam at least equal to that which is required in NJ. In addition, he or she must be subject to a criminal background check and cannot have any convictions involving abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property.

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other NJ Schools with CNA Programs

4 Tees Healthcare Training School
70 Long St
East Orange, New Jersey 7017
A1 Allied Health Training Institute
442 S Broadway
Camden, New Jersey 8103
Academy of Training & Employment
936 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey 7102
Ace Healthcare Training Institute Inc
930 Stuyvesant Ave Suite 18
Union, New Jersey 7083
Ace Healthcare Training Institute Inc.
8 South Morris Street Suite 202
Dover, New Jersey 7801
AMG Medical Institute
175 Market Street 4th Floor
Paterson, New Jersey 7505
ASI Career Institute
5360 Black Horse Pike
Turnersville, New Jersey 8012
Atlantic Cape Community College
1535 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401
B&M Career Center
214 Commerce Pl
Elizabeth, New Jersey 7201
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, New Jersey 7652
Berkel Training Institute
320 W State St
Trenton, New Jersey 8618
Best Care Training Institute
68 South Harrison Street
East Orange, New Jersey 7017
Branford Institute
302 Main St Fl 2
Paterson, New Jersey 7505
Branford Institute
570 N Broad St Suite 16
Elizabeth, New Jersey 7208
Brookdale Community College
Route 9 South
Freehold, New Jersey 7728
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, New Jersey 7738
Brooks Alternative Technical School
701 N Black Horse Pike
Runnemede, New Jersey 8078
Burlington County Institute of Technology
695 Woodlane Road
Westampton, New Jersey 8060
C & C Nurse Aide Training School
1068 Clinton Ave
Irvington, New Jersey 7111
Camden County College
200 N Broadway Ste 228
Camden, New Jersey 8102
Camden County College
207 College Drive
Blackwood, New Jersey 8012
Camden County Technical School
343 Cross Keys Rd
Sicklerville, New Jersey 8081
CareerTek Training Institute
134 Evergreen Place 5th Floor
East Orange, New Jersey 7018
CDM Institute
1333 Brunswick Ave Ste 300
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 8648
CDM Institute
1433 Hooper Ave
Toms River, New Jersey 8753
CDM Institute
40 Galesi Drive
Wayne, New Jersey 7470
CDM Institute
1 Woodbridge Center Suite 210
Woodbridge, New Jersey 7095
CDM Institute
3 Eves Dr Suite 309
Marlton, New Jersey 8053
CDM Institute
9 North 6th Street Floor 1
Vineland, New Jersey 8360
Claire Caring Institute
1139 East Jersey Street Suite 219
Elizabeth, New Jersey 7201


New Jersey CNA Resources on

New Jersey Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 45010
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: (973) 504-6586
Fax: (973) 648-3481

New Jersey State Nurses Association