The nursing assistant schools that are found in Elizabethton, Tennessee are all shown here. The list includes all of the colleges, high schools, nursing homes and community training centers that offer these instructional programs.
Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Inc.
301 Watuaga Ave.,
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton
1500 Arney Street,
Elizabethton, TN 37644
Becoming a nursing aide in Tennessee is one of the best ways to start a career in the health industry. With its high demand, there are plenty of jobs waiting for you once you get certified. You can only work as a nursing aide if you possess a Tennessee-issued certificate and you can only get one by getting into the Nurse Aide Registry.
If you never had any background in the field of health, then the only way for you to get listed is by challenging and passing the competency exam. This exam will test your skill and knowledge as a nursing aide.
As a requirement and to help you prepare, you must enroll in a state-certified 75-hour training program. This program consists of classroom instructions and practical training. It is coordinated by a qualified registered nurse and is required to teach at least 25 different nursing skills as well as the other concepts that were defined by the state and federal regulations. You will need this experience both on the job and during the certification exams.
This exam is not only limited to those who were able to complete a CNA program. The state also allows medics, corpsmen, nursing students and graduates, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to take the exams. Medics must submit form DD-214 when applying. As for those who took up the Fundamentals of Nursing through a Nursing education program, they must submit an original transcript of records, diplomas, SS cards, photo ID, and fingerprint cards. All who want to become a nursing aide must undergo and pass the criminal background check before taking the exams.
Tennessee also offers reciprocity to other states. The applicant must have an active status and must be in a good standing. That means that he must not have any records of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of the patients’ property. Applicants coming from Florida and North Carolina are required to undergo training in Tennessee and challenge the competency exam to get into the NAR. Applicants from Georgia however are allowed to forgo the training but are still required to take the exam.
CNA certifications must be renewed every 2 years. You must be able to produce proof of paid employment as a nursing aide while under the supervision of a registered nurse. If you fail to renew, your certification will expire and you will lose your eligibility to work as a CNA. If you wish to get back into the NAR, you will have to start from the beginning and complete another program and retake the exams.
This city is the county seat of Carter County. You can find this city west of the Eastern Continental Divide. Major highways that you can use to access this city include Interstate 26 and State Route 67. As of the total population, during the last census, they had a total of 14,176 residents. The total area of Elizabethton is approximately 9.4 sq miles, where only 0.2 square miles of it is water.
There are a number of health care clinics that are available in the city; they include Rural Health Services Consortium Inc., Mountain City Medical Center, First Assist Urgent Care, Elizabethton Surgery Center LLC, Abortion Alternatives & Women’s Center, Hillview Health Center, STD Test Express, and many more. photo attribution: ufv