CNA Training in Maryland

The state of Maryland offers further education opportunities for individuals who already hold a nursing assistant certification.  This is something to keep in mind if you are giving some thought to a career as a nursing assistant or are already working in this field.  Maryland is actually one of the few states offered advanced CNA career opportunities.  Maryland introduced the Skilled CNA program in 2004 and it has been seeing success.  This program allows nursing assistants to advance their career and to have a more specialized are of practice when working as a nursing assistant.  Most nursing assistants in Maryland earn about $25,000 per year.  CNAs who receive Skilled training can earn a higher income. Read training center reviews below.

You cannot enroll in a Skilled CNA course until you receive your nursing assistant certification and work as a CNA for a minimum of one year.  Since skilled CNA programs are only offered at licensed nursing homes and long-term care facilities, you will need to work in one of these locations to qualify for enrollment in a skilled training program.  You will attend a program offered at your current place of employment.  Upon completion of this course, you will need to take a Skilled CNA certification test.  It is inexpensive to receive your advanced training and to take the competency exam.

Featured CNA Training Classes in Maryland

Julia Manor Health Care Center Nurse Aide Training – Hagerstown
333 Mill Street, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Reeders Memorial Home CNA Course – Boonsboro
141 South Main Street, Boonsboro, Maryland 21713

Western Maryland Hospital Center Dialysis Center Nurse Assisatnt Course – Hagerstown
1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742
Offers a CNA-DT (dialysis technician) training program.

Western Maryland Hospital Center Nursing Aide Program – Hagerstown
1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

Meadow Dialysis Facility Nurse Aide Classes – Hagerstown
12931 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742
Offers a CNA-DT (dialysis technician) training program.

Williamsport Retirement Village CNA Training Class
154 North Artizan Street, Williamsport, MD 21795

Harford Community College Nursing Aide Class – Belair
401 Thomas Run Road, Belair, MD 21015
The course at Harford costs $740 and prepares you well for the CNA certification exam. In total, you will attend classes over 13 sessions(10 for theory classes and 3 for clinicals)

Harford County Technical High School Nursing Class – Belair
200 Thomas Run Road, Belair, Maryland 21015
This nurse aide program is offered to high school students only.

Citizens Care Center – Havre de Grace
415 South Market Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Mariner Health of Bel Air Nurse Aide Training Class
410 East MacPhail Road, Bel Air, MD 21014

Mariner Health of Forest Hill CNA Training Classes
109 Forest Valley Drive, Forest Hill, Maryland 21050

Spring Grove Hospital Center Nurse Aide training – Catonsville
55 Wade Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228

Community College of Baltimore County Health and Allied Health CNA CLasses
7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237
To qualify for the CNA program at Baltimore County College, you will need to complete three short courses. These include CPR classes, Medical Terminology for healthcare workers and a Basic math skills class. You will also need to pass a TB screen test and have your Immunization documents. The CNA course is split into two portions. The first is the theory classes which cost $1200. This will prepare you for the written part of the certification exam. The second part is the clinicals. This costs $600 and helps prepare you for all the skills you might be asked to perform in your CNA skills exam. The total cost of $1800 may be steep when compared to other vocation centers, but Baltimore County College provides you with a very well rounded course that ensures you are properly prepared to work as a nurse aide from your first day on the job.

Genesis Eldercare Franklin Woods – Baltimore
9200 Franklin Square Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21237

Genesis Eldercare Nurse Aide Course – Cromwell Center
8710 Emge Road, Baltimore, MD 21234

Stella Maris Hospice Nursing Assistant Training – Towson
2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Maryland 21204

Future Care Cherrywod Nurse Assistant Classes – Reisterstown
12020 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

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7 Responses to CNA Training in Maryland

  1. Dawn August 25, 2011 at 12:57 am #

    Wanted to know if there was some where closer to stevensville, md that offers training class or nursing home where can be employed and then go through training classes.

    • Martha Gross May 28, 2013 at 4:32 pm #

      Please contact the American Red Cross at 410-624=2069 in Baltimore if you are still interested in CNA training.

  2. Donnadale August 23, 2012 at 9:39 pm #

    I will like to get much more training .In a nursing home or in classes room
    because i am working as a caregiver in someone home at the moment
    I love my job but i am not going any way.With it i need to do this nursing
    assistant course to help myself my family.

    • Martha Gross May 28, 2013 at 4:31 pm #

      Please contact the Red Cross in Baltimore if you are interested in CNA classes. Please call 410-624-2069.

  3. Donnadale August 23, 2012 at 9:45 pm #

    I wanted to no if there is any place that is giving the course right now

    • Martha Gross May 28, 2013 at 4:30 pm #

      We offer classes at the American Red Cross in Baltimore. If you are interested in obtaining more information, please call 410-624-2069.

  4. linda November 30, 2013 at 5:04 pm #

    Interested in obtaining more information on nursing homes that offers cna training in Washington DC .or Maryland areas .please reply back with the name ,phone number,or address to help me become a cna .

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