CNA Training Programs in Texas

In order to become a certified nurse aide (CNA) in Texas you must first complete a state approved training program. In addition you must successfully pass a competency evaluation exam. Upon completion of your training and competency evaluation, you will receive a certificate, qualify to be placed on the Texas Nurse Aide Registry, and be officially certified to work as a nurse aide in Texas.

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Certified nurse assistants are also referred to as nurse aides, patient care technicians, hospital attendants, and home health aides just to name a few. As a CNA, you may work in nursing homes, long term care settings, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or assisted living facilities. You will generally work under the supervision of an LVN or RN and your duties as a certified nurse aide may include, but not be limited to taking vital signs, answering call buttons, taking care of patient’s personal hygiene, preparing meal trays, making beds, and reporting new health problems or issues to a supervisor.

CNA positions are often used as a gateway to other careers in health care. Many CNA’s become licensed vocational nurses or registered nurses at a later date.
Learn more about LVN programs in Texas here. You may also be interested in the Medical Assisting programs in Texas, which can be completed in as little as 9 months. Medical Assistants can make significantly more than a CNA in Texas and have excellent job growth projections.

A CNA may pursue higher education and enroll in associate’s or bachelor’s programs that may lead to careers in health care administration or management.

Below you will find a list of all the approved CNA training programs in Texas. The majority of programs can be completed in twelve weeks or less. Take the first step to becoming a CNA in Texas today by requesting information from the schools below.

CNA Training Programs in Texas

Kaplan College

The Kaplan College – Lubbock Patient Care Technician program is state approved by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

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More Approved Texas CNA Training Programs in TX

Programs Offered: Certified Nurse Aide, Nursing Assistant

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