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 The individual must have a current and valid certification which cannot have been revoked, and he or she must have performing nursing work for pay for at least 7 hours in the 2 year period.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

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On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other NJ Schools with CNA Programs

Comtec Institute
44 Glenwood Avenue
East Orange, New Jersey 7017
Comtec Institute
24 Baier Ave
Somerset, New Jersey 8873
Cumberland County Technical Education Center
601 Bridgeton Ave.
Bridgeton, New Jersey 8302
Essex County College
303 University Ave.
Newark, New Jersey 7102
Essex County Vocational Schools
900 Bloomfield Ave
Verona, New Jersey 7044
Gloucester County College
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, New Jersey 8080
Graceland Healthcare Resources Inc.
55 Washington Street Suite 207
East Orange, New Jersey 7017
Health Promotions Information
979 Lehigh Ave
Union, New Jersey 7083
Healthcare Training Institute
1969 Morris Ave
Union, New Jersey 7083
HoHoKus School at Bergen Regional Medical Center
230 E Ridgewood Ave
Paramus, New Jersey 7652
Hopewell Career Institute
17 Muhammad Ali Avenue
Newark, New Jersey 7108
Hudson County Community College
70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 7306
Humane Concepts Healthcare School
1767 Morris Ave
Union, New Jersey 7083
Hunterdon County Polytech
8 Bartels Corner Suite 2
Flemington, New Jersey 8822
Impetus Systems & Careers
850 Route 1 N
North Brunswick, New Jersey 8902
Karing With Kindness
245 Atlantic City Blvd
Beachwood, New Jersey 8722
LTC Career Training
444 Neptune Blvd Ste 15
Neptune, New Jersey 7753
Marie Allied Health & Technical Institute
863 Hamilton Street
Somerset, New Jersey 8873
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, New Jersey 8550
Millville Senior High School
200 Wade Boulevard
Millville, New Jersey 8332
Moe Shea Corporation
Three 3rd Street Suite 202
Bordentown, New Jersey 8505
Ocean County Vocational Technical School
1299 Old Freehold Road
Toms River, New Jersey 8753
Param Institute of Education
200 Middlesex Essex Tpke Ste 105
Iselin, New Jersey 8830
Passaic County Technical Institute
197 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, New Jersey 7470
136 Central Ave.
Clark, New Jersey 7066
Prestige Medical Solutions
490 Somerset Street
North Plainfield, New Jersey 07060
PRN Training Center
60 Lebanon Road
Bridgeton, New Jersey 8302
Salem County Vocational Technical School
890 Route 45
Woodstown, New Jersey 8098
Universal Training Institute
174 Jefferson St
Perth Amboy, New Jersey 8861
Workforce Advantage
924 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 7306


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