Nursing Assistant Training in New Hampshire

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State approved Nursing Assistant programs in New Hampshire are offered through several American Red Cross locations, community colleges, high schools (for high school students) and nursing facilities. The New Hampshire Board of Nursing requires that Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs) in New Hampshire complete a state approved Nursing Assistant training program and successfully pass a competency examination prior to being listed on the state's Nurse Aide Registry. A list of the state approved programs can be found below.

Nursing Assistant training in New Hampshire prepares the student with the necessary basic nursing skills to perform in the LNA position. In brief, classroom and clinical instruction covers basic patient care training, medical terminology, control of infection, CPR and related career skills. The training program covers the knowledge base that is needed to prepare for the competency examination as well.

Free Nursing Assistant training can be found in New Hampshire for those working in a state licensed nursing facility. Filing a reimbursement claim for the Nursing Assistant program attended and testing expenses incurred by the LNA is an option for any LNA that has found employment with a state licensed nursing facility within 12 months of completing the Nursing Assistant training program and successful completion of the competency examination. Reimbursement forms are available on the New Hampshire Board of Nursing Website.

In many states, once a Nursing Assistant has completed their training, competency exam and been placed on their state's nurse aide registry they are entitled to use the title Certified Nursing Assistant or CNA following their name. In the state of New Hampshire they are called a Licensed Nursing Assistant or LNA. LNAs work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. LNAs perform a range of duties that fall within their scope of practice and can administer medications to patients if they have a certificate of medication administration. More about the LNA scope of practice can be found on the New Hampshire Board of Nursing website.

According to the New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau, a Licensed Nursing Assistant makes a median annual salary of $27,200 and a median hourly wage of $13.09, both well above the national reported median for like professions. The New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau predicts 26% job growth for this and related professions, higher than national job growth projections. This data suggests a positive trend for the LNA career path and that it may be a wise time to begin searching for a Nursing Assistant program. Take the first step.

The Nursing Assistant position is often a starting point for many individuals looking to make their way into the rapidly growing field of health care. Many LNAs have continued their education and moved on to become Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Health Care Administrators and other advanced health care professions.

Health Care Administration or Management Degrees can also be an excellent way to enter the business side of health care. The rapidly growing field of health care needs educated businessmen and women.

You may also be interested in the Medical Assisting programs in New Hampshire. You'll find career, school and salary information for this rapidly growing field of health care.
(Sources: State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services, New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau, New Hampshire Board of Nursing)

Nursing Assistant Programs in New Hampshire

Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

The Licensed Nursing Assistant Program is a state approved Nursing Assistant training program. Student will be eligible for listing on the New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry. Learn more about the LNA program and school today.

Programs Offered: Diploma | Licensed Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse

    60 Rogers Street, Manchester NH 03103

American Red Cross Granite Chapter
2 Maitland Street
Concord NH 03301
(603) 225-6697
American Red Cross Great Bay Chapter
273 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth NH 03801
(603) 766-5440
American Red Cross NH Gateway Chapter
28 Concord Street
Nashua NH 03064
(603) 889-6664
American Red Cross NH West Chapter
83 Court Street
Keene NH 03431
(603) 352-3210
Clinical Career Training PO Box 19
Bristol NH 03222
(603) 744-6766
Coos County Nursing Hospital
136 County Farm Road
West Stewartstown NH 03801
(603) 246-3321
Cedarcrest, Inc.
91 Maple Avenue
Keene NH 03431
(603) 358-3384
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756
(603) 650-5000
Lebanon Center Genesis
24 Old Etna Road
Lebanon NH 03766
(603) 442-4247
Golden View Health Care
19 NH Route 104
Meredith NH 03253
(603) 279-8111
Hearts and Minds, LLC
Healthcare Training
1 Oleson Road
Derry NH 03038
(603) 437-0058
LNA Health Careers, LLC
22 Concord St 3rd FL
Manchester NH 03101
(603) 647-2174
Med Pro Educational Services LLC
PO Box 118
Goffstown NH 03045
(603) 660-9040
Merrimack County Nursing Home
325 Daniel Webster Highway
Boscawen NH 03303
(603) 796-2165
Mountain View Nursing Home
10 County Farm Road
Ossipee NH 03864
(603) 539-7511
Lakes Region Community College
Rt 106, Prescott Hill
Laconia NH 03246
(603) 524-3207
NH Health Care Association
125 Airport Road
Concord NH 03301
(603) 226-4900
River Valley Community College
Nursing Assistant Certificate Program
1 College Drive
Claremont NH 03743
603-542-7744
Riverside Rest Home
276 County Farm Road
Dover NH 03820
(603) 742-1348
Rockingham County Nursing Home
117 North Road
Brentwood NH 03833
(603) 679-5335
St Joseph School of Nursing - Health Occupations Program
Nursing Assistant Course
5 Woodward Avenue
Nashua NH 03060
(603) 594-2567 x68088
White Mountain Community College
2020 Riverside Drive
Berlin NH 03570
(603) 752-1113
   

(Sources: New Hampshire Board of Nursing Website - Nursing Assistant Educational Programs)

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