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Indiana CNA Classes

Indiana CNA Training

A combination of better health care and jobs that allow people to avoid long days of manual labor means that people are living longer and bringing a whole host of new challenges to the medical industry.

Although the demand for hospital and other health care services is growing rapidly, the amount of patients that can be treated by the available doctors and nurses is limited. To meet the changing demand, medical facilities are actively looking for certified nursing assistants to support health care staff. In order to be eligible for this job, a person must have completed approved Indiana CNA classes.

Anyone thinking about Indiana CNA classes should know that they are designed to give students both the hands on training and the medical knowledge that they'll need to provide assistance to doctors and nurses. As a CNA, they'll be responsible for taking patient vital signs, recording medical histories, explaining treatment plans, and educating families about preventative measures. This leaves more time for doctors and nurses to use their expertise to treat a greater number of patients.

Becoming a CNA in Indiana

To become a CNA in Indiana, an individual must complete state-approved CNA training program. State-approved CNA training programs consist of at least 30 hours of classroom instruction and 75 hours of clinical training. After completing the training program, an individual must pass both the written and skills portions of the CNA competency exam in order to begin working as a CNA.

Licensure by Reciprocity

If an individual is already registered as a CNA in another state and is considered to be in good standing on that state's CNA registry, he or she may qualify for reciprocity. These applicants can forgo the training requirement and become CNAs by submitting a CNA Final Exam Application and passing the CNA competency exam.

Renewing a CNA License

Indiana CNA certificates expire every two years. In order for an individual to renew his or her CNA certificate, he or she must provide proof that they have worked at least 8 hours in a licensed health care facility, home health agency, or hospice.

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On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other IN Schools with CNA Programs

Continuing Care Center of Laporte Hospital
1007 Lincolnway
La Porte, Indiana 46350
Crossroads Academy
Plymouth High School
Plymouth, Indiana 46563
Day Spring Career Institute
6255 Coffman Rd
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
Delphi Community High School
301 Armory Rd
Delphi, Indiana 46923
East Chicago Central High School
1100 W Columbus Dr
East Chicago, Indiana 46312
Ebbertt Education Center
1229 Lincoln St
Anderson, Indiana 46016
Eisele Education Services
705 Woodsferry Rd
Bedford, Indiana 47421
Elkhart Area Career Center
2424 California Rd
Elkhart, Indiana 46514
First Choice Training Services
2064 N Old Bruceville Rd Ste A
Vincennes, Indiana 47591
First Crown Health Care
3711 Rupp Dr
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815
Fort Wayne Community Schools
1200 Barr St
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
Four County Area Vocational
1607 Dowling St
Kendallville, Indiana 46755
Fox Ridge Health Investors Llc
3801 Old Bruceville Rd Box 136
Vincennes, Indiana 47591
Freedom Academy
743 E North St
Kendallville, Indiana 46755
Friends Fellowship Community
2030 Chester Blvd
Richmond, Indiana 47374
Garden Villa
1100 S Curry Pk
Bloomington, Indiana 47403
Gary Area Career Center
1800 E 35th Ave
Gary, Indiana 46404
Golden Living Center
1042 Oak Dr
Richmond, Indiana 47374
Golden Living Center
402 19th St
Tell City, Indiana 47586
Golden Living Center
1700 I St
La Porte, Indiana 46350
Golden Living Training Center
8460 Bearing Dr Ste 300
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
Hagen Health Education
1692 W Lake St
Warsaw, Indiana 46580
Health Careers Training & Development
68080 Division St
New Paris, Indiana 46553
Health Services Huntington North High
450 Macgahan St
Huntington, Indiana 46750
Healthcare Training Center At Lebanon
510 W Camp St
Lebanon, Indiana 46052
Healthcare Vocational Training
190 W Becks Mill Rd Ste K
Salem, Indiana 47167
Heritage Center
1201 W Buena Vista Rd
Evansville, Indiana 47710
Heritage House of Greensburg
410 Park Rd
Greensburg, Indiana 47240
Heritage House Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
281 S Cr 200 E
Connersville, Indiana 47331
Heritage of Huntington
1180 W 500 N
Huntington, Indiana 46750

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Indiana CNA Resources on NurseGroups.com

Indiana State Board of Nursing
Professional Licensing Agency
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 234-2043
Fax: (317) 233-4236

Indiana State Nurses Association