CNA classes in Nevada are now accepting applications for those interested in starting a new career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. On-campus and online training programs are available to qualified candidates throughout the state. Be able to go from the classroom to the work place in as little as six weeks by enrolling in any of the accredited courses that has been approved by the Nevada Board of Nursing. Training programs are offered throughout the state at community colleges, vocational schools, nursing homes and hospitals such as Grover C. Dils Medical Center in Caliente, NV.
|Milan Institute-Las Vegas||Las Vegas||710 South Tonopah, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106-4031||< 2-year, Private for-profit||NA|
|Milan Institute-Sparks||Sparks||950 Industrial Way, Sparks, Nevada 89431||< 2-year, Private for-profit||66%|
According to the latest information from the Nevada Department of Employment, the need for new Certified Nursing Assistant jobs is expected to grow by 16% through the year 2020. The expected increase in new jobs along with the median salary of over $30,000 as reported by O*Net, makes the CNA position an especially strong career choice for recent high school graduates and those looking for a first career.
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There are three main steps aspiring Certified Nursing Assistants must take in order to work in Nevada. These steps are as follow:
- Individuals must successfully complete a Nevada Board of Nursing approved training program
- Within 24 months of completion of the CNA classes, individuals must earn passing marks on the Nevada nursing assistant certification exam given by Prometric
- Name must be registered in the Nevada Nurse Aide Registry