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Complete CNA certification training in 3 months to become a licensed nursing assistant
Do you have compassion, empathy and the desire to help others? Do you want to work in the medical field but do not want to spend several years studying in order to enter a career position? Are you organized and able to prioritize? Do you have good communication skills and a strong work ethic? If this is you, then consider becoming a CNA. In the state of North Dakota, you will need to pass a physical and a criminal background check before enrolling in a state department of health approved program.
There are 56 approved CNA training programs currently available throughout North Dakota. The state requires that the student have no less than 75 course hours, with 16 hours of training being hands-on. Some courses can be completed in as little as 6 to 8 weeks. Most CNA classes are affordable compared to other programs of study. Once classes are completed you have to take and pass the CNA certification exam. Once the test is completed, your name will be added to the North Dakota Nurse Aide Registry and you can begin working. Classes are conducted at vocational schools, private schools, community colleges, nursing homes and also offered through the America Red Cross. Program length, admission requirements, and total cost of training will vary depending on the policies of the individual training facility. Students who are employed by a nursing home within one year of certification are eligible for tuition reimbursement.
• dealing with emergency situations; such as administering CPR
Job prospects are promising, with the expectation that there will be twice as many elderly than there are now within the next ten years. With an aging population, the need for qualified nursing assistants will increase. The average salary is $23,000 to $25,000 a year depending on the city in which you work.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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North Dakota CNA Career Training Schools
Browse our list of North Dakota schools that offer CNA training courses to become a certified nursing assistant. Nurse aide programs are usually offered at community colleges, junior colleges, trade schools and technical/vocational schools. Our directory includes as many CNA programs as possible, but is not complete as there may be additional CNA programs that are not listed here. Many long-term care facilities offer CNA training to current employees and trainees. In many cases these programs are not widely advertised, but can be discovered by contacting the facilities directly.
3 Steps to North Dakota CNA Certification
1) Graduate from an approved CNA training program
2) Pass the North Dakota CNA certification exam (must achieve passing score in the written portion and the clinical skills portion)
3) Pass the North Dakota CNA test within 24 months of completing a nurse aide education program
How can I become a CNA in North Dakota if I currently hold a CNA license in another state?
You can apply for a North Dakota CNA license by way of reciprocity through the North Dakota State Board of Nursing. If reciprocity is granted you will then need to request to be included on the North Dakota nurse aide registry list so that your license can be verified by potential employers.
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