There are many nursing assistant training programs available in New Hampshire. Some of the programs are offered at community colleges while others are offered in healthcare settings. The community college/technical school programs make students eligible to apply for financial aid to help pay tuition. River Valley Community College offers a CNA training program during the spring and fall sessions. To meet the needs of everyone, there is a full-time as well as a part-time course. This particular training program includes 144 hours of instruction (including both training in the classroom and in a clinical setting).
Nursing assistant training programs in the state of New Hampshire must be approved by the State Board of Nursing. Otherwise, students will not quality to sit for the nursing assistant certification program. A nursing assistant can expect to make an average of $25,300 each year. Of course, some nursing assistants will earn more or less depending on their years of experience and the healthcare setting in which they work. If you are interested in a career as a certified nursing assistant in the state of New Hampshire, you will need to find an accredited CNA training program and take the certification exam upon graduating from the course.
Medication Nursing Assistant Program
A licensed nursing assistant who has an interest in learning to administer medications to patients and residents, should consider training to become a medication nursing assistant (MNA). An individual must be able to provide two strong character witnesses from their place of employment and must have a nursing assistant license that is still active and in good standing.
Training to become an MNA must take placed at a state approved training facility. An individual will gain the necessary classroom and lab study to perform duties in a clinical setting well. There is a clinical component of any approved medication assistant training program. A minimum of 30 hours EACH for theoretical and clinical training must be completed. Some programs require even more hours.
In order to become an MNA, an individual cannot have any felony convictions on a background check. They should be a person who is honest, caring and who can safely and kindly administer medications to patients as permitted under their duties.
Once an individual completed a medication assistant training program, he or she must apply to receive their final certification from the Board of Nursing. After receiving approval, the individual will be able to work as a medication assistant.
Training Classes Currently Approved for MNA
Med Pro Educational Services, LLC http://www.medproeducational.net/mna.htm
One of the popular programs provided is for individuals who are looking to expand their nursing assistant careers by becoming medication nursing assistants. These professionals are often referred to as MNA’s and are able to administer certain medications under guidelines provided during training. The program does have high standards and as such, there is a pre-admissions test for which individuals must receive no lower than a 90%. The school participates with the New Hampshire Health Care Professional Opportunity Project. This project helps to make healthcare training for many low-income individuals possible. Other financing options are also available.
Clinical Career Training http://www.clinicalcareertraining.com/
The Clinical Career Training LLC was designed to provide Licensed Nursing Assistant Training and Medical Nursing Assistant Training. Their Medical Nursing Assistant program will provide individuals with the hands on training they need to be well prepared for a career assisting in the administering of medications in various healthcare settings. The Clinical Career Training facility was designed to provide top notch training at a facility that would be accessible to any individual looking to start a new career or simply to begin a career in health care. This program is one that has been approved as a medical nursing assistant program by the Board of Nursing. The school will do all they can to help students find financial options to be able to afford training.
Featured CNA Training Classes in New Hampshire
Mountain View Nursing Home Nurse Assistant Classes – Ossipee
10 County Farm Road, Ossipee, NH 03864
White Mountain Community College Nursing Aide Program – Berlin
2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570
White Mountain has a non credit CNA course that lasts for 120 hours. The classes are not offered every semester. They prepare you for eligibility into the New Hampshire state nurse aide certification exam.
River Valley Community College Nursing Assistant Training – Claremont
1 College Drive, Claremont, NH 03743
Their program lasts for 8 weeks and consists of 6 credit hours. Classea re held in the evenings on weekdays and in the mornings on weekends. To enroll in the program, you will need to show that you understand basic english and mathematics. For this, you will need to pass a Accuplacer Placement test. As a resident of New Hampshire you will be required to pay $1260 in tuition fees of which $100 is payable in advance to reserve your position(this is non refundable).
Lakes Region Community College – Laconia
Rt. 106, Prescott Hill, Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
Lakes Region has a very thorough nursing assistant course that lasts for 106 hours of which 60 hours are part of clinical sessions. The tuition costs are $1280. This does not include costs of textbooks which you will have to purchase externally. You will also need to pay $160 for taking the state certification exam upon completion of your training. You will also need to pay $55 for a criminal background check and $35 to apply for a LNA license from the New Hampshire Nursing Board. Uniforms are a requirement for the clinical sessions and they cost approximately $30.
NH Health Care Association – Concord
125 Airport Road, Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Riverside Rest Home Nurse Aide Training – Dover
276 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820
Rockingham County Nursing Home Nurse Assistant COurse- Brentwood
117 North Road, Brentwood, New Hampshire 03833
Cedarcrest, Inc. C.N.A. Training Class – Keene
91 Maple Ave., Keene, NH 03431
Clinical Career Training Nursing Aide Classes – Bristol
P.O. Box 19, Bristol, New Hampshire 03222
Coos County Nursing Hospital Nursing Assistant Course – West Stewartstown
136 County Farm Rd., West Stewartstown, NH 03801
Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center – Greenfield
1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, New Hampshire 0303047
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Nurse Aide Training- Lebanon
1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756
Edgewood Center Nursing Assistant Classes – Portsmouth
928 South Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
Golden View Health Care CNA Course- Meredith
19 NH Route 104, Meredith, NH 03253
Health Career Training Associates – Manchester
60 Rogers Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103