CNA Training in Charlotte, NC

  1. 0 Does anyone know where I can get affordable training to become a CNA in Charlotte? I'll be living in Ballantyne. Thanks in advance!:icon_hug:
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    About supermodelnurse2b

    Joined Dec '07; Posts: 14.

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  4. Visit  TheCommuter profile page
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    Since this thread has not had any replies in a few days, I moved it over to the North Carolina Nurses forum with the goal of getting more responses.
  5. Visit  cool12 profile page
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    CNA training are in most community colleges. A goos example are schools such as www.cpcc.edu, whcih have campuses all over charlotte.
    Good luck. Try CPCC .
  6. Visit  Abigail25 profile page
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    I did mine at Carolinas College of Health Sciences.
    http://www.carolinascollege.org/
  7. Visit  Spoiled1 profile page
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    I would recommend CPCC in Charlotte. It is A LOT cheaper. But if money isn't an issue there are programs at Carolinas College of Health Sciences---about $400, not including books, uniforms, or the $92 fee it will cost to be added to the NC registry.. At CPCC, I paid $85 for the class, $15 background check, $40 for the CNA book, and I got my all white scrubs on EBAY for $19(including shipping--Dickies Brand). By the way, CPCC offers a special CNA class during the summer for college students, space is limited so you have to apply early. If you have any questions, PM me.
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  8. Visit  barefootlady profile page
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    Have you attempted to connect with any of the nursing homes in the Charlotte area? I think they may train some CNA's if there is a need. Good luck.
  9. Visit  lilymealways profile page
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    You should check with convalesant or assisted living facilities.alot of them have classes that the facilities teachs on the job. you work as a Nursing Assistant until you finish training and go thru certification exam
  10. Visit  NikkeyB profile page
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    Quote from Spoiled1
    I would recommend CPCC in Charlotte. It is A LOT cheaper. But if money isn't an issue there are programs at Carolinas College of Health Sciences---about $400, not including books, uniforms, or the $92 fee it will cost to be added to the NC registry.. At CPCC, I paid $85 for the class, $15 background check, $40 for the CNA book, and I got my all white scrubs on EBAY for $19(including shipping--Dickies Brand). By the way, CPCC offers a special CNA class during the summer for college students, space is limited so you have to apply early. If you have any questions, PM me.
    I looked on the CPCC webpage, but I don't know what the CNA training is under, is there a specific name I should be looking for? I really want to become a CNA and I wanted to train in either the winter or summer because I am a current college student.

    Thanks so much, Have a great day!
    Nikkey B
  11. Visit  abutler profile page
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    how long was the cna training at cpcc?
  12. Visit  Spoiled1 profile page
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    Can't remember off the top of my head...but there is usually a section offered in the summer time only for college students. They only accept a few into it, and it's much faster than the regular one. The couple weeks was online then we transitioned to the classroom for the tests and skills, then clinicals. I would say 6-8 weeks total.
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    Quote from NikkeyB
    I looked on the CPCC webpage, but I don't know what the CNA training is under, is there a specific name I should be looking for? I really want to become a CNA and I wanted to train in either the winter or summer because I am a current college student.

    Thanks so much, Have a great day!
    Nikkey B
    Hi Nikkey,

    Hope this helps http://www.cpcc.edu/public_safety/health/nurse-aide-i
    if for some reason the link doesn't work then go to www.cpcc.edu I just searched nurse aide and it came up. But nurse aide is classified as Healthcare continuing education

    Also I've been seeing ads for someone offering 2-3day Nurse Aide training around Charlotte. Does anyone have any experience with that and can comment?
  14. Visit  CNA I CAREER profile page
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    To become a CNA in NC, individuals does not have to graduate from a state approve course. If fact anyone can move to the state of NC and walk off the street and take the state exam and pass. Individuals doing so will have up to 3 tried to pass the written & skills exam before being required to take a college course, even so does that mean the person will pass? Certainly not, some individuals just doesn't have what it takes to enter into the medical field.
    Last edit by TheCommuter on Feb 16, '12 : Reason: removed website link


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