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CNA Training in Utah

Comprehensive guide to CNA training and certification in Utah

Different environments always pose positive effects in the lives of those who take the step of faith. As human nature, we are subject to resisting change in our lives and only the strong willed and determined people will enjoy the fruits later on. All different states across the USA have with them different regulatory and governing policies concerning CNA training and careers. In some states the conditions of working and the training offered are of the highest quality while in others, it’s just the opposite. It is imperative that you get the right conditions that are deserving of your valuable time. The health care and nursing field in Utah is just spectacular, offering a massive range of employment opportunities for newly certified nursing assistants.

For one to become a nursing assistant in Utah, one has to be enrolled in a qualified nurse aide training school. The student will be required to complete the course and after graduating they will be required to successfully pass the CNA competency evaluation test after which the student’s name will appear in the Utah Registry of nursing assistants. Of course there will be a background check and physical examination to see whether or not you are eligible for the job. The Utah CNA training can be vigorous and technical. Students are required to take at least 80 hours of CNA training to satisfy the education requirement. The training programs are equipped with clinical components as part of the training and are only administered by licensed facilities.

The main aim and objective of Utah CNA training is to equip students with the necessary skills to challenge and successfully pass the Nursing Aide training and competency exam and to provide quality service throughout their nursing career. The evaluation exam is the gateway to a CNA career and without it you may not work as a nurse aide. Other skills inclusive of the CNA training include the provision of emotional as well as social support to the patients assigned to them. The students are also taught to help patients in carrying out their daily activities. They are also taught how to cater to the patients in terms of grooming them, bathing them, ensuring they have had their meals, changing their bed linens, etc. The students are also taught to carry out routine checks like checking the patients’ vital signs, setting up medical equipment and recording patients’ progress.

The Utah Nurse Aide training and competency exam can only be taken after the successful completion a CNA training program. The exam package is charged at $70 and has about 100 written questions. You are also required to perform five tasks as a required part of the exam. The candidates are granted 25% tolerance on the written part of the exam and no tolerance on the practical part. Utah has registered a 37% growth rate in CNA training according to a survey conducted by the Utah Department of Workforce. And the best part is the salary; a full time nurse assistant in Utah earns about $22,260 a year.

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    List of CNA Classes in Utah

    An Act of Caring CNA Training – West Valley

    1918 West 4100 South, West Valley, Utah 84119

    Art City Nursing and Rehabilitation – Springville

    321 East 800 South, Springville, UT 84663

    Avalon Health Care Nursing Assistant Program – Salt Lake City

    255 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

    Bilingual School of Certified Nursing Assistants – Salt Lake City

    3856 West 5400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

    Bonneville High School Nurse Aide Training – South Ogden

    251 East 4800 Sotuh, South Ogden, Utah 84405

    Bridgerland Applied Technology College Nurse Assistant Program – Logan

    1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

    CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Classes – West Jordan

    6271 South 3655 West, Suite 9B, West Jordan, Utah 84084

    Central Valley Medical Center – Nephi

    54 West 1500 North, Nephi, UT 84648

    Cole Holland Training Center – Orem

    1215 South 1680 West, Orem, Utah 84058

    Cole Holland Training Center – West Valley City

    2355 South Technology Drive, Suite B, West Valley City, UT 84119

    College of Eastern Utah CNA Course – San Juan

    639 West 100 South, Blanding, Utah 84511

    College of Eastern Utah Nurse Aide Program – Price

    451 East 400 North, Price, UT 84501

    Compassionate and Comprehensive Nursing Assistant Training – Orem

    575 East 1400 South, Orem, UT 84097

    Copperview Certified Nurse Aide – West Jordan

    6302 South Gold Medal Drive, West Jordan, UT 84084

    Davis Applied Technology College – Kaysville

    550 East 300 South, Kaysville, Utah 84037

    Dixie College CNA Course – St. George

    225 South 700 East, St. George, UT 84770

    Elite Training Nursing Assistant Program – Midvale

    7677 South Main, Midvale, Utah 84047

    Emery County Nursing Home – Ferron

    455 West Mill Rd., Ferron, UT 84523

    Federal Heights Rehabilitation and Nursing – Salt Lake City

    41 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102

    Four Corners Care Center – Blanding

    818 North 400 West, Blanding, UT 84511

    Granite Technical Institute – Salt Lake City

    2500 South State St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    Hazen Nursing Home CNA Class – West Valley City

    2520 South Redwood Rd., West Valley City, Utah 84119

    HCA Manor Care South Ogden Nursing Assistant Course

    5540 South 1050 East, South Ogden, UT 84405

    Heritage Care Center Nurse Aide Program – American Fork

    350 East 300 North, American Fork, UT 84003

    Heritage Park Care Center CNA Course – Roy

    2700 West 5600 South, Roy, Utah 84067

    Hurricane Rehabilitation Center

    416 North State Street, Hurricane, UT 84737

    Jordan School District – Sandy

    825 East 9085 South, Sandy, UT 84094

    Jordan School District CNA Training Course – West Jordan

    9301 South Wights Fort Road, West Jordan, UT 84088

    Kane County Hospital Nursing Assistant Program – Kanab

    355 North Main Street, Kanab Utah 84741

    Kolob Care and Rehabilitation of St. George CNA Class

    178 South 1200 East, St. George, Utah 84790

    Kolob Reg Care and Rehabilitation Nurse Aide Training – Cedar City

    411 West 1325 North, Cedar City, UT 84721

    Mayfield Community Center CNA Training Program

    P.O. Box 99, Mayfield, Utah 84643

    Mountain View Rehabilitation – South Ogden

    5865 South Wasatch Drive, South Ogden, Utah 84403

    Mountainland Applied Technology College CNA Training Program – Orem

    987 South Geneva Rd, Orem, Utah 84058

    Murray High School Nurse Aide Program

    5440 South State St, Murray, UT 84107

    Nursing Education Center – Bountiful

    328 East North Canyon Road, Bountiful, Utah 84010

    Oakridge School Nursing Assistant Class – Springville

    780 South 1350 East, Springville, Utah 84663

    Ogden High School CNA Education Course

    2828 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, UT 84403

    Ogden Weber Applied Technology College Nurse Aide Training

    200 North Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84404

    Orchard CNA Training Centers – Lehi

    3495 West Haven Cove, Lehi, Utah 84043

    Parkdale Care Center CNA Training Course – Price

    250 East 600 North, Price, UT 84501

    Provo College CNA Course

    1450 West 820 North, Provo, UT 84601

    Richfield Care Center Nurse Aide Program

    83 East 1100 North, Richfield, Utah 84701

    Ridgeview Certified Nurse Aide – St. George

    2419 East 750 North Circle St., George, Utah 84790

    Salt Lake City School District Career and Technical Center

    1560 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

    Salt Lake Community College Nursing Assistant Course

    1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    Salt Lake Tooele Applied Technology Colleges Nursing Assistant Program

    3760 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

    Snow College CNA Training – Richfield

    800 West 200 South, Richfield, Utah 84701

    Southwest Applied Technology College Nurse Aide Training Course – Cedar City

    510 West 800 South, Cedar City, UT 84720

    Stevens-Henager College – Murray

    383 West Vine St., Murray, Utah 84123

    Stevens-Henager College CNA Class – Ogden

    P.O. Box 9428, Ogden, UT 84409

    Stevens-Henager College CNA Training Program – Logan

    755 South Main, Logan, UT 84321

    Stevens-Henager College Nurse Aide Course – Provo Campus

    1476 South Sandhill Rd., Orem, Utah 84057

    Sunrise Senior Living Nurse Aide Training Course – Brighton Gardens

    76 South 500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

    Tooele School District Nurse Aide Program

    92 Lodestone Way, Tooele, Utah 84074

    Trinity Mission Health Nursing Assistant Course – Provo

    1053 West 1020 South, Provo, Utah 84601

    Uintah Basin Applied Technology College – Roosevelt

    1100 East Lagoon St., Roosevelt, UT 84066

    Utah Valley Regional Medical Center – Provo

    1134 North 500 West, Provo, UT 84603

    Weber High School CNA Training Course – Pleasant View

    430 Weber High Drive, Pleasant View, UT 84414

    Weber State University Nurse Aide Training Program Ogden

    3901 University Circle, Ogden, Utah 84408

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    Utah CNA Certification Programs

    Browse our list of Utah 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 Utah CNA Certification

    1) Graduate from an approved CNA training program

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

    3) Pass the Utah CNA exam within 24 months of completing an approved nursing assistant education program

    Helpful Links for Nurse Aides in Utah

    Utah Board of Nursing
    Utah Nurse Aide Registry

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