Many CNA classes in Oregon are now accepting applications for students who wish to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to be a Certified Nursing Assistant in as little as six weeks. Find accredited courses that have been approved by the Oregon Board of Nursing in your area. CNA training courses may be offered at community colleges, hospitals, vocational schools or senior care services like Baycrest Village.

Below is a list of the top the nursing assistant training courses that will make you eligible for the certification exam. You may contact these programs directly or you can use the forms we have provided.

Name City Address Type Graduation Rate
Klamath Community College Klamath Fall 7390 South Sixth Street, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97603-7121 2-year, Public 2%
Oregon Coast Community College Newport 400 SE College Way, Newport, Oregon 97366 2-year, Public 29%

Aspiring certified nursing assistants can expect numerous employment opportunities to exist for this position. The Oregon Employment Department projects that CNA positions are going to increase at a faster rate than the average growth for all jobs in Oregon through 2020.

State 2010 2020 Percent Change Projected Job Openings
Oregon 13,100 17,070 0% 590
Type 10% 25% Median 75% 90%
Oregon Hourly $9.76 $11.04 $13.03 $15.21 $17.63
Oregon Yearly $20,300 $23,000 $27,100 $31,600 $36,700

Source: Oregon Labor Market Information System

If you want to become a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Oregon, you will need to complete the following requirements. These requirements are in place to ensure that only trained professionals can work in this position.

  1. You will need to pass an accredited training program that has been approved by the Oregon Board of Nursing
  2. You will need to sign up for and successfully finish the certification exam from Headmaster LLP within 24 months of your training
  3. Your name will need to be listed on Oregon’s Nurse Aide Registry
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