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Tennessee CNA Classes

Tennessee CNA Training

It's no secret that the economy has been going through a slump, and many businesses that were actively seeking applicants a few years ago have been forced to put a hold on any new hires, and may even be downsizing to a smaller staff. It might seem like there is no hope for finding an exciting new career in these tough times, but it's important to realize opportunities are still out there.

Tennessee CNA classes have helped thousands of people embark on exciting new careers in the health care industry. For anyone who has always been interested in helping people live healthier lives, CNA classes could be great option.

Tennessee CNA training courses are designed to provide students with all the education and skills you need to become a certified nursing assistant. Although doctors and nurses are responsible for performing examinations, diagnosing patients, and prescribing treatment plans, it is the medical assistants that help them carry out these tasks in the most efficient manner possible. With a growing number of elderly patients needed long term care services, hospitals are scrambling to find qualified applicants that can support these medical professionals.

To become a CNA in Tennessee, an individual must complete a state-approved nurse aide training program and pass the state CNA evaluation within 24 months of completing the training course.

If a student is currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program, he or she may is eligible to take the state CNA examination if he or she submits documentation proving that they have completed the basic nursing fundamentals and skills that are covered in the CNA training program.

Licensure by Reciprocity

An individual who is currently listed as "active" and is considered to be in good standing on another state's CNA registry apply for reciprocity. If an individual is a medic trained in the military, he or she may challenge the test by submitting a copy of his or her DD-214.

CNA certification is valid for 2 years and then must be renewed by the individual submitting proof that he or she has worked at least 8 paid hours as a CNA in the past 24 months. If an individual's certification has been expired for over 2 years, he or she must retrain and retest in order to regain "active" status in the registry and be eligible to work as a CNA.

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other TN Schools with CNA Programs

A+ Medical Inc.
108 East Mclean St.
Manchester, Tennessee 37355
Adamsplace In Murfreesboro
1927 Memorial Blvd
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129
Adamsville High School
815 W. Main Street
Adamsville, Tennessee 38310
Advanced Nurse Assistant Training
1135 Bell Rd. #305
Antioch, Tennessee 37013
Alexian Village of Tennessee
100 James Blvd.
Signal Mountain, Tennessee 37377
Alvin C. York Institute
701 Main St. N.
Jamestown, Tennessee 38556
American Red Cross
6921 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37950
American Red Cross
1741 Triangle Park
Maryville, Tennessee 37801
American Red Cross
2201 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
American Red Cross
P.o. Box 61, 181 Prosser Rd.
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464
American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee
2203 Mckinley Road, Ste 219
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604
American Red Cross/Hiwassee Chapter
304a 20th Street Se
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311
Anderson County Career And Technical Center
140 Maverick Circle
Clinton, Tennessee 37716
Appalachian Christian Village
2012 Sherwood Drive
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601
Applingwood Health Care Center
1536 Appling Care Lane
Cordova, Tennessee 38018
Asbury Centers, Inc
100 Netherland Lane
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
Asbury Place At Maryville
2648 Sevierville Road
Maryville, Tennessee 37804
Baptist Health Care Center
700 Williams Ferry Road
Lenoir City, Tennessee 37771
Beech Tree Manor
240 Hospital Lane
Jellico, Tennessee 37762
Ben Atchley Tennessee State Veterans' Home
One Veterans Way
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923
Ben W. Hooper Vocational School
210 Hedrick Drive
Newport, Tennessee 37821
Bethesda Health Care & Rehab Center
444 One Eleven Place
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501
Blount Memorial Hospital
907 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, Tennessee 37804
Bordeaux Long Term Care
1414 County Hospital Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37218
Bradley Central High School
1000 South Lee Highway
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311
Brainerd High School
1020 N. Moore Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
477 North 5th Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Brookhaven Manor
2035 Stonebrook Place
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
Cambridge House
250 Bellebrook Road
Bristol, Tennessee 37620
Camden Healthcare And Rehab Center
197 Hospital Drive
Camden, Tennessee 38320


Tennessee CNA Resources on

Tennessee State Board of Nursing
425 Fifth Avenue North
1st Floor - Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37247
Phone: (615) 532-5166
Fax: (615) 741-7899

Tennessee Nurses Association