CNA Classes in Nebraska
Becoming a CNA in Nebraska means
passing a criminal background check, being free from TB, and taking an approved CNA training course which is
approved by the state. Those desiring to become a CNA must have a GED, or a high school diploma. Applications are
accepted from those who are sixteen (16) years or older. Students may not have been accused of neglect or abuse of
a patient within another state.
Approved training programs will
consist of seventy-five (75) instructional hours. fifty-nine (59) of those hours must be in the traditional
classroom, while the remaining sixteen (16) hours will be in both practical, and clinical instruction. Successful
completion of an approved training program allows for the student to apply for and take the Nebraska state CNA
certification examination. The examination is a two fold exam, and the participant must pass both written, and
clinical portions of the test.
Students are taught in areas such
as CPR training, emergency care, patient personal care and rights, modes of movement, vital signs, operating basic
medical equipment, assisting nurses with medical procedures, and more.
Required application and tuition
fees range from $400 to $2000. Fees vary according to location.