CNA Schools in North Carolina

CNA Training Programs in North Carolina

North Carolina beckons visitors with charming historical towns, adventure as well as leisure, great shopping and golf, and some of the mildest weather to be found. The state is a haven for Southern hospitality, friendly people and reasonable rates and offers diverse experiences in three distinct areas: the mountains, the piedmont and the coast. Visitors frequently relive part of history with a stop at the site of man's first powered flight by Wilbur and Orville Wright in 1903, the Wright Brothers National Memorial located in Kill Devil Hills on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

The state has an important high-tech base and economists predict strong demographic growth fueled by universities attracting technology firms and professionals. State economists anticipate more robust activity in North Carolina than in the nation and theorize that this activity will benefit the state in efforts to recruit and attract new businesses and enterprises. Job growth is projected to be strongest in the Charlotte, Triangle and Wilmington regions.


State-approved training programs in North Carolina offer students ample opportunities for studying textbooks and related content, demonstrating acceptable skills and practicing skills and proficiency. Nurse aide training programs provide students time in the clinical setting using their newly learned skills and many offer a practice for the competency evaluation exam which helps prepare students for the required competency testing.
For nursing students, high school students and nursing home employees, there may be other state-approved nurse aide training options in North Carolina available through their school or employer.

North Carolina high schools, through Health Occupations Education programs, have the opportunity to offer state-approved Nurse Aide I training. Additionally, North Carolina schools of nursing may offer to their students a certificate of completion for state-approved Nurse Aide I training. Nursing students who receive a certificate of completion for Nurse Aide I training are eligible to apply for the Nurse Aide I competency testing.

Nursing homes in North Carolina may be eligible to offer state-approved nurse aide training to their employees. Nursing homes must first be approved through the DHSR CARE branch to offer this training. For information about state-approved training availability in any North Carolina nursing home, interested individuals should contact the facility administrator or director of nursing.

Through either online or campus based programs, aspiring C.N.A.s in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, Cary, High Point and Wilmington, North Carolina may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Forsyth Medical Center, Rutherford Hospital and Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

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