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CNA Training in Wyoming

Browse local CNA courses offered at Wyoming schools

Complete CNA certification training in 3 months to become a licensed nursing assistant

With a passing grade on both parts of the examination, the student will receive their certification in the mail and can apply to the Wyoming Nurse Aide Registry. To maintain the right to practice as a nursing assistant you will have to renew your license every other year. Certification expires on the last day of the year every two years. The requirements for certification renewal are:

• Show proof that you have worked at least 16 hours while being certified over the previous 2 years

• Attend at least 24 hours of continued nursing aide training during the last two years

• Show proof of completed CNA training and Wyoming CNA competency examination

How Can I Find CNA Training Programs Near Me?

Browse our list of Wyoming 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 Wyoming?

The average salary for a CNA in Wyoming is $27,750 per year. Wyoming, with the help of recent grants, is working hard to avoid becoming one of the states with the greatest shortage of nurses by the year 2020. Those wishing to become nursing assistants may be able to find financial assistance through their local state employment office or from healthcare facilities that may offer tuition assistance in return for a promise of a period of employment. Wyoming hopes to double its current number of nurses at every level in the next five to seven years. Now is the time for interested individuals to pursue a career as a certified nursing assistant in the state of Wyoming.

How to Become a CNA in Wyoming

To begin the licensing process, individuals are required to complete CNA training classes as part of an approved CNA training program. Such programs operate under the jurisdiction of the Wyoming Department of Health. Before signing up for the classes, candidates will need to pass a medical exam and pass a criminal background check. The course will include no less than 75 hours of training, of which at least 16 hours must be in a clinical format. Students will have to show that they can interact in an effective manner with other health care professionals as well as patients. Learning to take vital signs, providing necessary personal care, learning medical terminology and record keeping are among the skills taught within the program.

Can I Transfer My CNA License to Wyoming?

If you are a certified nursing assistant from another state and have just moved to Wyoming you can apply to the Nursing Aide Registry in Wyoming for what is called “reciprocity”. As long as you can provide verification that you completed a state approved CNA certification program, are currently certified in another state, and have worked as a CNA recently. You would not need to take the Wyoming exam or training if you are granted reciprocity. CNA licenses usually need to be renewed every two years.

How Much Does CNA Training Cost? How Long Does it Take?

Once training is successfully completed, a $98 fee is required in order to take the Wyoming CNA Certification Examination. The exam will be comprised of two parts: written multiple choice and practical skills demonstration. The written portion contains 70 questions and tests the knowledge expected of a certified nursing assistant. In the practical part of the exam the student is asked to demonstrate five (out of 25 possible) clinical nursing assistant skills on an actual patient.

There is a current shortage of nursing assistants in Wyoming, which creates a favorable situation for those who would like to get their foot in the door with an entry-level health care position. Prospective nurse aides in Wyoming must first obtain CNA certification and get listed on the State Nursing Assistant Registry.

CNA Classes in Wyoming (WY)

Albany County School District #1 – Laramie

1948 Grand Ave., Laramie, WY 82070

Carbon County Higher Education Center Vocational School CNA Program – Rawlins

812 East Murray, Rawlins, WY 82301

Casper College Nurse Assistant Program

125 College Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82601

Castle Rock Nursing Home CNA Training Program – Green River

1445 Uinta Dr., Green River, WY 82935

Central High School – Cheyenne

5500 Education Dr., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009

Central Wyoming College Nursing Assistant Course – Riverton

2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, WY 82501

Central Wyoming College Outreach Jackson

625 East Broadway, Jackson, Wyoming 83001

Central Wyoming College Outreach CNA Class Jackson High School

2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, WY 82501

CNA Cares Enterprises – Evansville

13770 East Meadow Lane. Evansville WY 82636

CNA Training Center – Cheyenne

3100 Henderson Dr., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001

College of America Nurse Aide Training Course – Cheyenne

6101 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009

East High School Nursing Aide Class Cheyenne

2800 East Pershing Blvd., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001

Eastern Wyoming College CNA Training Program – Torrington

3200 West C Street, Torrington, WY 82240

Eastern Wyoming College Outreach CNA Training Course Douglas Care Center

125 Frontier Dr., Douglas, Wyoming 82633

Fremont County School District Outreach – Riverton

320 West Main Street, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

Fremont County School District Outreach Nurse Aide Course Dubois

P.O. Box 372, Dubois, WY 82514

Fremont County School District Outreach Nurse Assistant Program – Shoshoni

123 West 3rd Floor, Shoshoni, WY 82649

Health Education Services CNA Course – Lander

40 Sunshine Dr., Lander, WY 82520

Laramie County Community College Nurse Aide Program – Laramie

710 Garfleid, Room 209, Laramie, WY 82070

Laramie County Community College Nurse Assistant Program – Cheyenne

1400 East College Dr., Cheyenne, WY 82007

Northen Wyoming Community College CNA Class – Powell

231 West 6th, Powell, WY 82435

Northen Wyoming Community College Outreach CNA Program – Basin, Worland

890 Hwy. 20 South, Basin, WY 82410

Northern Wyoming Community College District – Sheridan College

3059 Coffeen Ave, Whitney Bldg., Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Northern Wyoming Community College District – Sheridan College Outreach

101 Aspen Dr., Buffalo, Wyoming 82834

Northern Wyoming Community College District Outreach – Sheridan High School

1056 Long Dr., Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Northern Wyoming Community College District Outreach Buffalo High School

29891 Old Hwy. 87, Buffalo, WY 82834

Pathfinder High School Nurse Aide Course – Lander

P.O. Box 1259, Lander, Wyoming 82520

Pioneer Manor Nurse Aide Program – Gillette

900 West 8th Street, Gillette, Wyoming 82717

Poplar Living Center Casper

4305 South Poplar Street, Casper, WY 82601

Powell Valley Hospital Nurse Aide Training Program – Powell

777 Avenue H, Powell, Wyoming 82435

Sage View Care Center Nursing Assistant Program – Rock Springs

1325 Sage Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901

Sheridan Manor Nurse Aide Program

1851 Big Horn Ave., Sheridan, WY 82801

Snyder’s CNA Class, LLC. – Thermopolis

P.O. Box 844, Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443

Valley View Health Care Center CNA Course – Saratoga

207 East Holly Ave., Saratoga, WY 82331

West Park Hospital LTC. Nursing Assistant Course – Cody

707 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY 82414

Western Wyoming Community College Nurse Aide Course – Rock Springs

2500 College Dr., Rock Springs, WY 82901

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach – Lyman

P.O. Box 1090, Lyman, Wyoming 82937

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach – Pinedale

P.O. Box 977, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach Afton

222 East 4th Ave., Afton, Wyoming 83110

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach Evanston

831 Hwy 150 South, Evanston, Wyoming 82930

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach CNA Program – Mountain View

129 West 2nd Street, Mountain View, WY 82939

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach Nurse Aide Training Program Kemmerer

711 Onyx Street, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101

Weston County Health Services – Newcastle

1124 Washington Blvd., Newcastle, Wyoming 82701

Wind River High School Nurse Aide Course – Riverton

1994 Cougar Dr., Riverton, Wyoming 82523

Worland Healthcare Nurse Aide Training Program

1901 Howell, Worland, Wyoming 82401

Wyoming Indian High School CNA Training Course – Pavillion

320 West Main Street, Pavillion, WY 82523

Wyoming State Training School Nurse Aide Course Lander

8204 WY Hwy 789, Lander, Wyoming 82520

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Wyoming 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

Wyoming CNA Resources

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