The nursing assistant training in Albany, Oregon is shown to you on this page. There are different levels of CNA classes that you can enroll in as of this moment in the state. For more details about class schedules, enrollment requirements, and tuition cost, please use the phone number provided.
Linn Benton Community College
6500 SW Pacific Blvd. Albany, Oregon 97321
[Level 1 and Level 2 Nurse Aide Programs Available]
The number of people who want to become a CNA in Oregon is now on the rise. This is because of the increase in the opportunities within this line of work. In order to work as a CNA 1 in this state, you will have to take and pass the license examination. Before you are able to do so, you must establish eligibility first.
You can establish eligibility to take the nursing assistant 1 exams if you have:
• Complete a nursing assistant level 1 training program that is approved by the state’s Board of Nursing.
• Complete a state-approved training program in a different state that offered at least 75 hours of training within the last 24 consecutive months.
• Complete training as a medic or a military corpsman and had worked for 400 hours paid providing nursing-related services.
• Graduated from a nursing education program within 3 years
• Passed the national background check for criminal records.
The license exams for the state of Oregon are provided by Headmaster Testing Services. The two-part examination consists of a multiple-choice written exam and a return demonstration of the nursing skills that were taught in the training program. If you need any special accommodations when taking the exam, you must notify the OSBN prior to the date of the exam. To get your license, you must pass all the parts of the tests. If you wish to get a copy of the candidate handbook, which contains sample tests, you can download a copy from this link: http://www.hdmaster.com/testing/cnatesting/oregon/orformpages/ORCandidateHandbook.pdf.
CNA licenses in this state are only valid for 2 years. The expiration date falls on the midnight of the holder’s birth date. The state of Oregon is much stricter when it comes to the renewing of licenses. Its requirement for renewal of the a nursing assistant license is that should be able to show proof that you were able to work for a minimum of 400 hours as a paid nursing assistant within the last 2 years. The Registry normally sends out the notices along with the renewal forms 1-2 months before the expiration date. You must renew your license before expired licenses can no longer be renewed.
Albany is the eleventh largest city in the entire state of Oregon. It has a total population of 50,158 citizens. It is also the county seat of Linn County. You can find this city in Willamette Valley near the Calapooia River and Willamette River. You can also find Corvallis in the east and Salem south of the city. It has a total area of 16.1 sq miles and a population density of 3,115.4/sq miles.
A notable hospital in the city is the Samaritan Albany General Hospital, which is the main hospital for the city. This city is also served by the Samaritan North Albany Urgent Care and Geary Street Urgent Care which are both part of the Samaritan Health Services. Other health centers in the city include The Corvallis Clinic At Waverly Drive (541) 497-1017, Mid Valley Children’s Clinic (541) 812-5111, Geary Street Urgent Care (541) 812-5500, and Albany Internal Medicine Group (541) 967-4249. photo attribution: ufv