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CNA Training in New Hampshire

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New Hampshire, like most other states, is experiencing high demand for CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants). Also known as Nurse Aides, these individuals assist patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. In fact, some hospitals and nursing facilities in New Hampshire that are strapped for nursing assistants might be willing to offer free on-the-job training to those who will work for them. The duties and responsibilities of a CNA include taking and recording vital signs, measuring the patient’s blood pressure, respiration, pulse, and temperature. CNAs should also be able to measure the patient’s input and output. The input means observing and recording how many ounces the patient has drunk and amount of meals they ate. Recording the output includes the urine, stools, emesis, sputum, and/or blood. The most common outputs recorded are urine and stool. As a basic care provider, CNAs should always keep the patient’s bed dry and make sure that the patient is hydrated. Assisting patients with dressing, walking, toileting, eating and drinking when necessary is part of the job. The CNA will also be trained to assist with Range of Motion (ROM) exercises if the patient’s mobility is an issue and may transport patients to hospital appointments. This will include transferring the patient from bed to chair and moving them by wheelchair or litter.

How Can I Find CNA Training Programs Near Me?

Browse our list of New Hampshire 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. Use our custom school search tool to identify CNA training programs near you with open enrollment.

How Much Can You Make as a CNA in New Hampshire?

The average annual income of a CNA in New Hampshire ranges from $25,000 to $30,000. And as mentioned, the CNA position is in high demand right now. If you are looking for an open CNA position, you should be able to find a long list of employers searching for the right candidate for the job. In some cases, it is possible to find an employer that offers a higher salary than others in hopes of securing the best possible candidates for their facility.

Can I Transfer My CNA License to New Hampshire?

You can apply for a New Hampshire CNA license by way of reciprocity through the New Hampshire State Board of Nursing. If reciprocity is granted you will then need to request to be included on the New Hampshire nurse aide registry list so that your license can be verified by potential employers.

How to Become a CNA in New Hampshire? How Long Does it Take?

To become a CNA in New Hampshire, an individual must complete the one hundred fourty-four (144) hours of training that is required. CNA students have the option to attend the training program on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students complete the nursing assistant course within eight weeks while part-time students complete the same training in twelve weeks. Enrollment typically takes place twice a year, during the fall and spring semesters. Students who are interested in attending CNA classes have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting a training facility. The nursing assistant programs prepare students for the nurse aide certification exam and for entry level positions in health care environments.

CNA Classes in New Hampshire (NH)

American Red Cross Granite Chapter – Concord

2 Maitland Street, Concord, New Hampshire 03301

American Red Cross Great Bay Chapter Nursing Assistant Course – Newington

4 Arboretum Drive, Newington, NH 03801

American Red Cross Greater Nashua and Souhegan Valley Chapter

28 Concord Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 03064

American Red Cross NH West Chapter Nurse Aide Training Program

83 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431

Care Med Educational Services, LLC. – Campton

24 South Mayd Street, Campton, New Hampshire 03223

Cedarcrest, Inc. CNA Class – Keene

91 Maple Ave., Keene, NH 03431

Clinical Career Training Nurse Assistant Program – Bristol

P.O. Box 19, Bristol, New Hampshire 03222

Coos County Nursing Hospital CNA Training Course – West Stewartstown

136 County Farm Rd., West Stewartstown, NH 03801

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center – Greenfield

1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, New Hampshire 0303047

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Nursing Assistant Course – Lebanon

1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756

Edgewood Center CNA Training Program – Portsmouth

928 South Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801

Golden View Health Care Nurse Aide Training – Meredith

19 NH Route 104, Meredith, NH 03253

Health Career Training Associates – Manchester

60 Rogers Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103

Hearts and Minds, LLC Healthcare Training Nurse Aide Program – Derry

1 Oleson Road, Derry, NH 03038

Lakes Region Community College Nurse Aide Course – Laconia

Rt. 106, Prescott Hill, Laconia, New Hampshire 03246

LNA Health Careers, LLC Nursing Assistant Program – Manchester

22 Concord Street, 3rd Floor, Manchester, NH 03101

Med Pro Educational Services LLC – Goffstown

P.O. Box 118, Goffstown, New Hampshire 03045

Merrimack County Nursing Home CNA Class – Boscawen

325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303

Mountain View Nursing Home Nurse Aide Program – Ossipee

10 County Farm Road, Ossipee, NH 03864

NH Health Care Association – Concord

125 Airport Road, Concord, New Hampshire 03301

River Valley Community College Nurse Aide Training Course – Claremont

1 College Drive, Claremont, NH 03743

Riverside Rest Home CNA Training Program – Dover

276 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820

Rockingham County Nursing Home CNA Class – Brentwood

117 North Road, Brentwood, New Hampshire 03833

St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing Health Occupations CNA Program – Nashua

5 Woodward Ave., Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Sullivan County Nursing Home CNA Course – Unity

5 Nursing Home Drive, Unity, NH 03743

The Elsa Frank Hintze Program Kendal at Hanover

80 Lyme Road, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755

White Mountain Community College Nursing Assistant Program – Berlin

2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

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New Hampshire CNA Certification Requirements

– complete state approved CNA training program
– pass both parts of competency evaluation (written & skills)
– pass competency test within 24 months of completion of training

New Hampshire CNA Resources

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