Is it worth it taking out a loan for a CNA program certificate? - page 2

Hi everyone, Im waiting to get into a nursing program and I want to work as a CNA while I wait. The cheapest CNA program I have found in my area is $675. I dont have that kind of money and Im... Read More

  1. by   ChristineN
    I worked as a CNA and eventually a PCT in the hospital setting while in nursing school and I never paid a dime for training...the hospital trained me. However, I was in PA, and has some has said that may be more common there. I would still look around and see if you can find anything for free, even if you owe them 6 months of employment or something after.

    Actually thinking on it now, girls I knew in Ohio were also getting their training for free at nursing homes.