CNA License

Deciding to Become a CNA

Are you considering a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), yet find yourself unsure if the decision is right for you? The process of becoming a CNA requires a commitment of time and, sometimes, financial resources. So how can you be sure that certified nurse assisting is a good ...

Can I Use My CNA License in a Different State?

You’ve taken the classes, studied hard and passed the state certification test.  Congratulations!  You are now a certified nurse assistant!  At some point in your career, however, you may find yourself relocating to another state.  Because certifications are administered on the state level, you will have to obtain a new ...

Requirements for Obtaining a CNA License

Certified Nursing Assistant, or CNA, students will study the required courses for 1-6 months before being eligible for a CNA license; the length of the coursework will depend on the state where the nursing student is enrolled in school. In order to get a license, CNA students must complete an ...

How to Transfer Your CNA License

If you have a CNA, or Certified Nursing Assistant, license that is valid in one state but you want to practice in another state as a CNA, you will be required to transfer your license. The transfer of this type of license is also referred to as reciprocity. When you ...

Testing to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Two things are required to become a certified nursing assistant; proper training and certification. Hopeful nurses complete a course, which provides the training, prior to taking the certification exam. The exam has both a written portion and a clinical, or practical, portion. A student must pass the written portion before ...

How to get your CNA License

The CNA training programs form a vital element in providing assurance of success to the people entering the healthcare field. CNAs (certified nursing assistants) provide nearly 80% of the direct care required by the people staying in healthcare institutions. As the US population advances in age, there’s greater demand for ...