Are you interested in becoming a CNA? That’s no surprise! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, AARP, and many other high authority groups rank CNA as one of the fastest if not the fastest growing career in America PERIOD.
Choosing to become a CNA can be one of the most pivotal career choices a person can make. Many doctors and nurses started off as CNAs, and consider CNA to be the foundation and backbone of the healthcare field. In many cases CNAs have the most direct contact with patients receiving care. Many CNAs are satisfied with the job security and financial rewards that working as a CNA brings, while many others continue their healthcare career path to become PCT’s, LPN’s, RN’s, and even more!
So you’ve decided to become a CNA. What’s next?
Choose the right School! To become a CNA you must pass a State Test. Chances are you will need a school to help you with that. It’s not just about choosing the best school, it’s about choosing the best school for YOU! Question’s you should ask are:
Is the school operating legally? Does it have a proven track record of happy students? How do it’s review’s compare to other schools? Is it close to my house or is it worth the trip? Do their students pass the State Exam? Can I afford this program, or do I need financial assitance?
There are 2 types of CNA schools.
- Traditional +120 hour State Approved programs
- CNA Exam Prep Programs for Challengers