The instruction facilities offering certified nursing assistant classes listed in Aiea, Hawaii that are shown on this page offer all the programs approved by the state of Hawaii. For any questions about the cost to enroll, certification requirements, or class schedules, please call the number for the schools provided below.
Healthcare School of Hawaii
98-025 Hekaha Street, Suite # 4,
Aiea, HI 96701
CNA Training International
99-209 Moanalua Rd., Suite # 307,
Aiea, Hawaii 96701
It is not that hard to become a nursing assistant in the state of Hawaii if you know what the different requirements are. The most important thing that you must have in order to become eligible for work as a nursing assistant is a CNA license. The only way you will receive a license is if you take on and pass the license exams that are either conducted by the Red Cross or Prometric.
To become eligible to apply for the license exams, you will need to enroll in and complete a state-approved training program. These programs are offered by different institutions like colleges, high schools, and community training centers. Depending on the program you select, it will take you an average of 6 months to finish your training. All graduates from certified programs must have over 100 training hours which should include clinical practice and classroom lessons. Currently certified nursing assistant training programs need to offer 70 hours of class coursework and 35 hours of experience in a health care setting. After which, you can then submit an application to take a certification exam. The exams will last for up to 5 1/2 hours. If you happen to fail the exam, then you may re-take it after 30 days.
If you are a nurse aide license holder, you are welcome to apply for reciprocity to be allowed to work in the state. When you apply, you should have a good relationship with the state you come from and a valid license. Those who are applying for reciprocity will also be required to pass the background checks. Having records like negligence and patient abuse can greatly affect your application. For more information, you can contact (888) 843-2341.
This is a census-designated place that is situated in the City of Honolulu; making it a part of Honolulu County. According to the last census taken there, their total population was around 9,019 people. It has a total area of about 1.8 sq miles, where almost all of it is land. Its population density is estimated to be 5,010.6/sq mile. Nearby places include Pearl City, Halawa, and Waimalu. The name of this CDP was taken form a species of of plant in the nightshade family, which was Nothocestrum latifolium.
Health care centers that you can find in the area include Hawaii Families As Allies, Rehab Hospital of The Pacific, Health Care School of Hawaii, North Shore Mental Health, Journeys Through Life: Tales of Change, Tanabe Eugene T MD Inc., Natori Teruya Tanoue Nakasone & Yoshino MD Inc., Aiea Pediatrics LLC, Eaton Shanon L Chang MD Inc., Retina Consultants of Hawaii Inc., and Grief Mark W MD Inc. photo attribution: armymedicine