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New York CNA Classes

New York CNA Training

Many people are unsatisfied with their current employment situation, but in an unstable economy, but it's hard to justify leaving a job when so many people are out of work. That's why many business experts are encouraging people to expand their education while continuing to work at their current job. New York CNA classes are designed to help people achieve a career as a certified nursing assistant, and many courses can be completed at night or on the internet.

New York CNA classes are specialized training courses that will give students the skills and medical knowledge necessary to work alongside doctors and nurses on a daily basis. Approved training courses for certified nursing assistants teach students how to take patient vital signs, record patient medical histories, assist families with executing treatment plans, and educate the public about behaviors that will prevent them from getting sick or injured in the first place. Anyone who has ever dreamed of a career that would allow them to help people improve their lives may find a CNA career to be extremely fulfilling.

Becoming a CNA in New York

There is no minimum age requirement to work as a nurse aide in New York. An individual must complete a state-accepted training course, pass a state-approved Clinical Skills Performance Evaluation and a written New York State Competency Exam, and become certified through the New York State Nurse Aide Registry.

For RNs and LPNs and Nurse Aides registered out of state, there is a $50 reciprocity request fee to be listed on New York's Registry.

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On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other NY Schools with CNA Programs

Manhattan EOC
163 West 125th Street
New York, New York 10027
Medgar Evers College of CUNY
1650 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11225
Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, New York 13501
Monroe College
2468 Jerome Ave
Bronx, New York 10468
Niagara County Community College
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, New York 14132
NYC College of Technology Division of Continuing Ed
25 Chapel Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, New York 11364
Rochester Educational Opportunity Center
305 Andrews Street
Rochester, New York 14604
Schenectady County Community College
78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, New York 12305
Schenectady County Community College
NYS Department of Labor-One Stop 175 Central Ave, 3rd Flr
Albany, New York
SUNY College of Technology
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, New York 14802
SUNY Syracuse EOC
100 New Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
The College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Boulevard, Bldg. A, Rm. 203
Staten Island, New York 10314
University Hospital at SUNY Stony Brook
14 Technology Drive, Suite 1
East Setauket, New York 11733
Vocational Education and Extension Board of Nassau County
899A Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, New York 11553
Wayne County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center
1529 Nye Road
Lyons, New York 14489
Westchester Community College Ossining Extension Site
22 Rockledge Avenue
Ossining, New York 10562
Westchester EOC
16 East Church Street
Spring Valley, New York 10977
Westchester EOC
26 South Broadway, 8th Floor
Yonkers, New York 10701
York College
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, New York 11451


New York CNA Resources on

New York State Board of Nursing
Education Bldg.
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817
Fax: (518) 474-3706

New York State Nurses Association