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CNA Training in Charlotte, NC

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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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TheCommuter has 10 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Case mgmt., rehab, (CRRN), LTC & psych.

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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.

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Spoiled1 is a MSN, RN and specializes in Step-down ICU.

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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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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

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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.

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

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Spoiled1 is a MSN, RN and specializes in Step-down ICU.

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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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Spoiled1 is a MSN, RN and specializes in Step-down ICU.

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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?

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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.

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