Help Me Please!

  1. I have searched this site near and far and high and low... I can't find any info on how to become a CNA in the state of Alabama. More towards the city of Birmingham? Anyone have any input? Pulleeeezzz...
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  3. by   EricJRN
    Roxy,

    I moved your thread to the Alabama Forum for the most responses specific to your region. The CNA Forum is great for general questions about CNA education and practice, but the state forums are better for information relevant to a certain city, program or facility. Good luck to you!
  4. by   RoxyMae
    Thank you for your help!
  5. by   caliotter3
    I lived in that area about 20 yrs ago, so I wouldn't know any specifics. But in general, the places to look for a CNA course (it's what I did when I got to where I live now) is to call the school districts. CNA, and sometimes LPN programs are usually found in Adult School offerings. You can also find CNA courses, sometimes in the community colleges. Another place to look: call all the long term care facilities. They usually teach the CNA course for free, but expect you to go to work for them after you finish. Another avenue, although not as prevalent, is the private schools. Most of them don't offer CNA anymore, in favor of medical asst courses. Hope this helps. Good luck.
  6. by   chandlerinitaly
    Check out this site
    http://www.montgomeryarc.org/HSCS/HSCS.htm
    It is in Montgomery, but maybe they have info about a class closer to or in Birmingham.
  7. by   jb2u
    You can try to call the nurse aide registry for Alabama...

    Alabama Certified Nurse Aide Registry
    Alabama Department of Public Health
    Division of Health Care Facilities
    The RSA Tower, Suite 600
    201 Monroe Street
    Montgomery, AL 36104

    Phone: (334)206-5169
    Fax: (334)206-5219
  8. by   RoxyMae
    Thanks everyone for everything! I found somewhere that is only 20 minutes away! Will keep UTD!

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