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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