CNA Classes Norfolk, VA

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According to, Norfolk Virginia Certified Nurse Assistants earn a median salary of $28,242 annually. But before embarking on this career path, candidates must complete a state accredited training program at a community college, long term care facility, vocational school or high school. Upon completion of the 75+ hours of classroom and clinical training, graduates must present their certificate of completion to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program administered by Pearson Vue. Successful candidates will have their names listed on the Virginia Nurse Aid Registry managed by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Check the list of approved training programs for Norfolk Virginia below.

Training Solutions

Training Solutions’ nurse aide training provides 75+ hours of clinical and classroom training. Course instructors use lectures, demonstrations and live hands-on training to equip students with the skills to pass the state’s assessment and carry out their functions as entry-level workers at long-term care facilities. Course content includes patient rights, bed transfers, nutrition, communication, safety and emergency procedures, charting and documentation, vital signs, personal care, and basic nursing skills. At the end of the training, graduates are eligible to apply for the state evaluation. Tuition is $950, and students must make a deposit of $325 at the time of registration. The final payments must be made before the commencement of the clinical training. 

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  • Address: 2561 Almeda Ave Suite B, Norfolk, VA 23513                                                          
  • Phone: 757-321-8887          
  • Fax: 757-321-8446

Tidewater Community College

Tidewater’s Nurse Aide Training provides 120 hours of classroom lectures and clinical experience to give students the knowledge they need to work competently as nurse aides in the state of Virginia. After completing the training, graduates can challenge the state nurse aide assessment, obtain certification, and qualify for employment as CNAs at hospitals, home health care agencies, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Registered Nurse instructors teach students how to take vital signs and assist residents with bathing, dressing, toileting, eating, exercises and walking. Students also learn special skills such as transferring bedridden patients, carrying out emergency procedures, reporting changes to nurses, and assisting wheelchair-bound patients. The classroom lectures cover 80 hours of training (4 credits), and the clinical practicum provides the final 40 hours (1 credit hour). Financial aid is not available for this program. Contact the school to find out more about tuition and class schedules. 

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