age requirement in arkansas?

  1. does anyone know the minimum age requirement for a cna in arkansas? ive looked everywhere i can think of and havent found anything. thanks for your help..
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  3. by   jb2u
    I am not sure, but I'd suggest that you contact Arkansas DHS...

    ARKANSAS DHS/DMS Mail Slot 405
    P.O. Box 8059
    Little Rock, AR 72203-8059
    PH: (501) 682-6172
    FAX: (501) 682-8551

    You can also call around to local tech schools that offer cna courses. They would know the age requirement.

    Good Luck,
    Jay
  4. by   littleroxy79
    i think it's 18..or at least at the hospital i work at...you have to have a high school diploma...a cna that works on my floor is 19 and just graduated from high school last year..i hope that helps
  5. by   sirI
    I've never seen age requirements, just HS diploma or equivelent.
  6. by   littleroxy79
    i don't really know...but i'm pretty sure it would be 18..but you could always ask the hospital you are trying to apply...
  7. by   Miyukins
    I'm 17 and have been working for the Arkadelphia health dept. for several months now.

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