CNA before RN

  1. Does anyone know if working as a cna increases your chances of getting accepted into a nursing program?
    Particularly the nursing programs near or in fresno,ca?
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  3. by   Rose_Queen
    Whether it helps with school or not will depend on the school and what they base admission criteria on. However, it can help when it comes time to find a nursing job- you'll have established an employment history with an employer and have access to internal applicant only positions.
  4. by   Silverdragon102
    Moved to the Pre-Nursing forum