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CNA Training in Oklahoma

Comprehensive guide to CNA training and certification in Oklahoma

Start a new career as a certified nursing assistant

Why should you choose Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) as a career? If you like to care for people and offer social and emotional support to them, this may be the profession for you. You are under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and report any areas of concern to the RN. You can work in a hospital, nursing home, retirement community or a facility for the disabled. You do perform duties that are considered undesirable and unpleasant by some people, but if you have empathy and patience you will be able to provide essential services and care to patients in need.

In Oklahoma the annual salary for a CNA ranges from $19,925 to $29,764. Individuals who are in the top of the profession can make around $35,377 per year. Certified Nursing Assistants often enjoy the benefits of paid vacation time, health insurance coverage and retirement plan benefits.

If you are a displaced homemaker, a single parent, someone who either has lost a job or can not find employment, becoming a CNA is an excellent option. In order to become a CNA in Oklahoma, you must be trained, certified and listed in the state Nurse Aide Registry. In order to do this, you have to finish a training program and pass a three hour exam.

To become a Certified Nursing Assistant, you must possess a high school diploma. A vocational school or community college are the simplest ways to become a CNA. The program takes between six weeks to twelve weeks to complete. You need 72 hours of Certified Nursing Assistant study and 16 hours of supervised clinical experience. The classroom coursework that is required includes anatomy, physiology, basic nursing skills, nutrition and infection control. There are some nursing homes that have programs that can last anywhere between one week to three months.

Students learn valuable skills, such as teaching patients to achieve the greatest level of mobility that they are capable of. CNA students are trained to communicate and interact with their patients, and they also learn about the patient’s rights. They are instructed on how to properly make a bed, perform housekeeping skills, and lift and turn a patient. The student ascertains how to set up medical equipment. Taking a pulse, monitoring blood pressure, and aiding patients with daily living skills like bathing and grooming are also skills that the aspiring nurse aide must learn.

Oklahoma offers many free programs for individuals who are interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant. Furthermore, some welfare and unemployment agencies will aid you with the funding to become a CNA. If you are already employed as a CNA and received your certification within the previous year, the employer will often provide reimbursement for your training costs. Some institutions that provide nursing care will pay your tuition up-front if you agree to work for them for a specific amount of time afterwards. A CNA is an excellent option for someone interested in an entry-level medical career.

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    List of CNA Classes in Oklahoma

    Autry Technology – Enid

    1201 West Willow Rd., Enid, Oklahoma 73703

    Baptist Village of Hugo Nurse Aide Training Program

    1200 West Finley Street, Hugo, OK 74743

    Blackwell Nursing Home

    1315 South 11th Street, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631

    Caddo Kiowa Technology Nurse Aide Program – Fort Cobb

    North 7th Street and Fast Runner Rd., Fort Cobb, OK 73038

    Canadian Valley Technology – Chickasha

    1401 West Michigan Ave., Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018

    Canadian Valley Technology CNA Class – Mustang

    321 North Mustang Rd., Mustang, OK 73064

    Canadian Valley Technology Nurse Aide Program – El Reno

    6505 East Hwy 66, El Reno, Oklahoma 73036

    Cedar Manor, INC. Nursing Assistant Program – Checotah

    1001 West Gentry Ave., Checotah, OK 74426

    Central Technology Nurse Aide Training – Drumright

    3 CT Circle, Drumright, Oklahoma 74030

    Chandler Nursing Center

    601 West 1st Street, Chandler, OK 74834

    Checotah Manor Nurse Aide Class

    321 SE 2nd Street, Checotah, Oklahoma 74426

    Children’s Center CNA Training Program – Bethany

    6800 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008

    Chisholm Trail Technology Nursing Assistant Course – Omega

    Rt. 1, Box 60, Omega, Oklahoma 73764

    Cimarron Nursing Center CNA Training Course – Kingfisher

    905 Beall Rd., Kingfisher, OK 73750

    Cimarron Nursing Home – Boise City

    100 South Ellis Street, Boise City, Oklahoma 73933

    Colonial Estates Nurse Aide Training Course – Guthrie

    2219 Woodlawn, Guthrie, OK 73044

    Colonial Manor II Nursing Assistant Program – Hollis

    120 West Versa Street, Hollis, Oklahoma 73550

    Colonial Terrace Care Center Nurse Assistant Program – Pryor

    1320 NE 1st Pl, Pryor, OK 74362

    Corn Heritage Village Nurse Aide Training Program

    106 West Adams Street, Corn, Oklahoma 73024

    Country Club Care Nursing Home – Duncan

    1904 North Hwy 81, Duncan, OK 73533

    Coweta Manor Nursing Home CNA Program

    703 East South Street, Coweta, Oklahoma 74429

    Drumright Nursing Home CNA Class

    Pine and Bristow, Drumright, OK 74030

    Dunaway Manor Nursing Home CNA Course – Guymon

    1401 North Lelia Street, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942

    Durant High School Nurse Aide Course

    802 West Walnut Street, Durant, OK 74701

    Eastern Oklahoma County Technology – Choctaw

    4601 North Choctaw Rd., Choctaw, OK 73020

    Elmbrook Home Nurse Aide Course – Ardmore

    1811 9th NW., Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

    Fairfax Manor Nursing Home

    701 West Harrison, Fairfax, OK 74637

    Four Seasons Nursing Center CNA Program – Durant

    1212 Four Seasons Dr., Durant, Oklahoma 73446

    Francis Tuttle Technology – Oklahoma City

    7301 West Reno Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73127

    Full Term CNA Course – Oklahoma City

    4001 North Classen Blvd Su 205, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

    Gold Medallion Health Care Nurse Aide Program – Tulsa

    2154 South 85th E Ave., Tulsa, OK 74129

    Golden Age Nursing Home of Guthrie CNA Class – Guthrie

    419 East Oklahoma, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044

    Gordon Cooper Technology – Wewoka

    123 South Mekusukey, Wewoka, Oklahoma 74884

    Gordon Cooper Technology Nurse Aide Course – Shawnee

    One John C Bruton Blvd., Shawnee, OK 74804

    Grace College CNA Course – Oklahoma City

    4350 Will Rogers Pkwy Su 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73108

    Grace Living Center – Stillwater

    1215 West 10th St., Stillwater, OK 74074

    Grace Living Center Nurse Assistant Program – Mangum

    320 Carey, Mangum, Oklahoma 73554

    Grace Living Center Nursing Assistant Program – Buffalo

    111 Walnut Dr., Buffalo, Oklahoma 73834

    Great Plains Technology – Lawton

    4500 SW Lee Blvd., Lawton, Oklahoma 73505

    Great Plains Technology Nurse Aide Training Course – Frederick

    2001 East Gladstone Ave., Frederick, OK 73542

    Green Country Technology Nurse Aide Course – Okmulgee

    1100 North Loop 56, Okmulgee, OK 74447

    Guthrie Job Corp Center Nursing Assistant Course

    3106 West University, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044

    Harrah Nursing Center CNA Training Course

    2400 Whites Meadow Dr., Harrah, OK 73045

    High Plains Technology Nurse Aide Training Program – Woodward

    3921 34th St., Woodward, Oklahoma 73801

    Higher Call Nursing Center – Quapaw

    407 Whitebird Ave., Quapaw, OK 74363

    Highland Park Manor Nurse Aide Program – Enid

    1410 West Willow Rd., Enid, Oklahoma 73702

    Hillcrest Manor CNA Program – Blackwell

    1210 South 6th St., Blackwell, OK 74631

    Indian Capital Technology – Sallisaw

    HC 61 Box 12, Sallisaw, OK 74955

    Indian Capital Technology Nurse Aide Training – Muskogee

    2403 North 41st St E., Muskogee, OK 74403

    Indian Capital Technology Nursing Assistant Program – Stilwell

    Rt. 4 Box 3320, Stilwell, Oklahoma 74960

    Indian Capital Technology Nursing Assistant Program – Tahlequah

    1400 South Hensley Dr., Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464

    Kiamichi Technology – Atoka

    Hwy 3 and 75 West, Atoka, OK 74525

    Kiamichi Technology – McAlester

    301 Kiamichi Dr., McAlester, OK 74501

    Kiamichi Technology – Talihina

    Rt 2 Box 1800, Talihina, OK 74571

    Kiamichi Technology CNA Course – Poteau

    1509 South McKenna Street, Poteau, Oklahoma 74953

    Kiamichi Technology Nurse Aide Training Program – Idabel

    Rt 3 Box 177, Idabel, Oklahoma 74745

    Lakeland Manor Nurse Aide Course – Ardmore

    604 Lake Murray Dr., Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

    Leedey Nursing Center CNA Training Program

    901 Dewey Street, Leedey, OK 73654

    Little Bird Nursing Home CNA Class – Weatherford

    801 North Washington, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096

    Medford Nursing Center

    616 South Front Street, Medford, OK 73759

    Meeker Nursing Center CNA Training Course

    500 North Dawson, Meeker, Oklahoma 74855

    Meridian Nursing Home Nurse Aide Course – Comanche

    Rt 2 Old Meridian Rd., Comanche, OK 73529

    Meridian Technology Nurse Aide Program – Stillwater

    1312 South Sangre Rd., Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

    Metro Technology – Oklahoma City

    4901 South Bryant, Oklahoma City, OK 73115

    Metro Technology CNA Course – Oklahoma City

    1720 Springlake Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73111

    Metro Technology Nursing Assistant Program – Oklahoma City

    201 NE 48th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105

    Mid America Technology Nurse Aide Training Program – Wayne

    27438 State Hwy 59, Wayne, Oklahoma 73095

    Mid-Del Technology Nurse Aide Training Course – Midwest City

    1621 Maple Dr., Midwest City, OK 73110

    Moore Norman Technology – Oklahoma City

    13301 South Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73170

    Moore Norman Technology Nurse Aide Training – Norman

    4701 12th Ave NW., Norman, Oklahoma 73069

    Noble Health Care Center Nurse Aide Training

    1501 North 8th Street, Noble, Oklahoma 73068

    Norman Veterans Center Nurse Assistant Program

    1776 South Robinson, Norman, OK 73071

    Northeast Technology – Kansas

    450 North Hwy 59, Kansas, OK 74347

    Northeast Technology CNA Class – Pryor

    6195 West Hwy 20, Pryor, OK 74361

    Northeast Technology Nurse Aide Course – Afton

    19901 South Hwy 69, Afton, Oklahoma 74331

    Northside Nursing Home CNA Class – Sapulpa

    102 East Line, Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74067

    Northwest Technology – Alva

    1801 South 11th Street, Alva, OK 73717

    Oklahoma Veterans Center – Talihina

    10014 SE 1138th Ave., Talihina, OK 74571

    Oklahoma Veterans Center CNA Course – Sulphur

    200 East Fairlane, Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

    Oklahoma Veterans Center Nurse Assistant Program – Claremore

    3001 West Blue Starr Dr., Claremore, Oklahoma 74017

    Osage Nursing Home CNA Training Program – Nowata

    822 West Osage, Nowata, OK 74018

    OSU Nurse Aide Program – Collinsville

    900 North Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107

    Parkland Manor Nursing Home – Prague

    200 West Parkland Ave., Prague, OK 74864

    Pauls Valley Health Care Nursing Assistant Program

    1413 South Chickasha, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 73075

    Pioneer Technology Nurse Aide Program – Ponca City

    2101 North Ash, Ponca City, OK 74601

    Pontotoc Technology CNA Class – Ada

    601 West 33rd Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820

    Red River Management Nurse Aide Course – Madill

    500 West Lillie Blvd., Madill, OK 73446

    Red River Technology – Duncan

    3300 West Bois D’Arc, Duncan, Oklahoma 73534

    Resthaven Nursing Home CNA Training Course – Cushing

    310 North Central, Cushing, OK 74023

    Rosewood Terrace Nurse Aide Program – Vinita

    1200 West Canadian, Vinita, Oklahoma 74301

    Ryan Nursing Home CNA Class

    703 Lee Ave., Ryan, OK 73565

    Shadow Nursing, Inc. CNA Training Program – Oklahoma City

    2405 NW 39th Street, Suite 103, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112

    Shattuck Nursing Center CNA Training Course

    201 North Alfalfa, Shattuck, OK 73858

    Skiatook Nursing Home

    318 South Cherry, Skiatook, Oklahoma 74070

    Southern Oklahoma Technology Nurse Aide Training Course – Ardmore

    2610 Sam Noble Pkwy, Ardmore, OK 73401

    Southwest Health Care Training – Oklahoma City

    9813 South Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159

    Southwest Health Care Training Nursing Assistant Course – Yukon

    1129 Cameo Dr., Yukon, OK 73099

    Stroud Health Care Center CNA Program – South

    721 West Olive, Stroud, Oklahoma 74079

    Summit Living Center – Okeene

    119 North 6th Street, Okeene, OK 73763

    SunBridge Training Center CNA Course – Meeker

    500 North Dawson Apt. 3, Meeker, Oklahoma 74855

    Sunset Estates of Purcell

    915 North 7th Ave., Purcell, OK 73080

    Town of Vici Nursing Home Nurse Aide Training Course

    619 Speck, Vici, Oklahoma 73859

    Treasure Lake Job Corps – Indiahoma

    Rt. 1 Box 30, Indiahoma, OK 73552

    Tulsa Community College Nursing Assistant Program

    909 South Boston Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

    Tulsa Job Corps Center Nurse Aide Program

    1133 North Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74110

    Tulsa Technology CNA Training Course

    3420 South Memorial Dr., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145

    United Methodist Home of Enid Nurse Aide Course

    301 South Oakwood Rd., Enid, OK 73703

    Veterans Center Lawton Nurse Assistant Program – Ft. Sill

    501 SE Flowermound Rd., Lawton, Oklahoma 73501

    Walnut Grove Living Center – McAlester

    1001 South George Nigh Exwy, McAlester, OK 74502

    Wes Watkins Technology Center Nurse Aide Course – Wetumka

    7892 Hwy 9, Wetumka, Oklahoma 74883

    Western Technology – Burns Flat

    621 Sooner Drive, Burns Flat, OK 74624

    Western Technology CNA Class – Sayre

    100 NE Hwy 66, Sayre, OK 73662

    Western Technology Nurse Aide Course – Hobart

    1000 South Bailey Street, Hobart, Oklahoma 73651

    Western Technology Nurse Aide Program – Weatherford

    2605 East Main, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096

    Wilkins Nursing Center CNA Training Program – Duncan

    1205 South 4th, Duncan, OK 73533

    Wings Health Care Training – Broken Arrow

    124 South Elm Pl, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012

    Wolfe Living Center at Summit Ridge CNA Course – Harrah

    18501 NE 63rd, Harrah, OK 73045

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    Oklahoma CNA Certification Training Schools

    Browse our list of Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma CNA Certification

    1) Graduate from an approved CNA training program

    2) Pass the Oklahoma CNA certification exam (must achieve passing score in the multiple choice portion and the clinical skills portion)

    3) Pass the Oklahoma CNA competency evaluation within 24 months of completing an approved nursing assistant education program

    How can I become a CNA in Oklahoma if I currently hold a CNA license in another state?

    You can apply for a CNA license in Oklahoma by way of reciprocity through the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing. If reciprocity is granted you will then need to apply to have your name added to the Oklahoma nurse aide registry list so that your license can be viewed by employers.

    Helpful Links for Nurse Aides in Oklahoma (OK)

    Oklahoma Board of Nursing
    Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry

    Nurse Aide Employment Outlook 2010-2011
    National Association of Health Care Assistants
    National Network of Career Nursing Assistants