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Virginia CNA Training

To be a competitive candidate for many of the best jobs these days, you need to have years of experience and an advanced degree. However, it's important to remember that in our changing economy, new jobs are emerging for those that are willing to go back to school for a short term degree or certification. Anyone who's interested in helping people live happier, healthier lives might want to consider Virginia CNA classes.

Virginia CNA classes are part of a standardized training path for those that want to achieve the title of certified nursing assistant. In a healthcare setting like a hospital or nursing home, there are doctors and nurses that take on most of the responsibility for decisions about patient care.

However, these medical professionals depend on the services of a support staff in order to be able to treat everyone effectively. A certified nursing assistant might be asked to record patient medical histories, take vital signs, assist with preparing patients for treatment, and educate individuals about preventative practices.

Becoming a CNA in Virginia

In order to become a CNA, or nurse aide, in Virginia, one must first complete a state-approved CNA education course. After completing the course, he or she has an unlimited time frame for taking the National Nursing Assistant Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam. The NNAAP is made up of both a written/oral test and a hands-on component.

The following scenarios allow an individual to be eligible to take the NNAAP exam in VA:

  • Having no other nursing registry and having completed an approved CNA training course (either a certificate of completion or original letter on letterhead from the program coordinator must be submitted).
  • An individual is currently enrolled in a Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse program (an original letterhead must be submitted on letterhead, along with proof of completing at least one clinical course or 40 clinical hours).
  • Having completed an RN or LPN program (transcript must be submitted).
  • Having allowed CNA certification to expire, and having completed a renewal or reinstatement application within the past year.
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On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other VA Schools with CNA Programs

1st American Home Health Care Services
6216 Old Franconia Rd # A
Alexandria, Virginia 22310
A Caring Hand Home Health Care Services
112 Washington Street
Suffolk, Virginia 23432
A Friend In Need Home Health Care
333 Patrick Avenue
Stuart, Virginia 24171
A-1 Personal Care
105 N Main St # A
Farmville, Virginia 23901
A-Z Alpha Omega in Home Health Care Services
707 Gittings Street
Suffolk, Virginia 23434
ABC Home Care
2041 S Crater Rd
Petersburg, Virginia 23805
ABC Training Center
7115 Leesburg Pike # 320
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
Access Home Care, Inc.
8143 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, Virginia 22309
Accomack County Schools
23296 Courthouse Ave.
Accomac, Virginia 23301
Accuhealth Educational Systems
4893 Finlay St.
Richmond, Virginia 23231
Adult Care Education Consultants, LLC
2504 Sun Ridge Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
Adult Career Development Center
119 West Leigh Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Adult Healthcare Solutions
402 North Sycamore Street
Petersburg, Virginia 23803
Advanced Home Care, Inc.
72 Saint Johns Place Rd
Salem, Virginia 24153
Agape Healthcare Services
500 N Washington St
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Agape Home Care, L.L.C.
350 Mclaws Circle
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
Alexandria City Schools
1501 Cameron Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Alternative Adult Care LLC
2221 E Parham Rd Ste B
Richmond, Virginia 23228
Amelia County High School
8500 Otterburn Road
Amelia, Virginia 23002
Amelia-Nottoway Technical Center
148 Votech Road
Jetersville, Virginia 23083
America's Nursing
6066 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia 22041
American Health Care Professionals
8500 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, Virginia 22182
American Retirement Homes
409 South Main Street
Lexington, Virginia 24450
Americare Medical Services, Inc.
8605 Engleside Office Park
Alexandria, Virginia 22309
AmeriCare Plus - Alleghany
519 East Ridgeway Street
Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422
AmeriCare Plus - Isle of Wight
233 W. Main Street
Wakefield, Virginia 23888
AmeriCare Plus - Isle of Wight
938 D South Church Street
Smithfield, Virginia 23430
AmeriCare Plus - Northern Neck
P.O. Box 249
Warsaw, Virginia 22572
Americare Plus LLC
2650 King William Ave
West Point, Virginia 23181
Americare Plus LLC
2200 Colonial Ave #15
Norfolk, Virginia 23517


Virginia CNA Resources on

Virginia Board of Nursing
6603 West Broad Street
5th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230-1712
Phone: (804)662-9909
Fax: (804) 662-9512

Virginia Nurses Association