The nursing home programs and technical schools in Cambridge, Maryland that are shown on this page offer all the certified nurse aide classes that are available as of the making of this page. Contact one of the training facilities listed on this page to get details about program schedules, class curriculum, cost of tuition, or certification requirements.
Dorchester County School of Tech
2465 Cambridge Bypass
Cambridge, MD 21613
Genesis Eldercare-Chesapeake Woods
525 Glenburn Avenue
Cambridge, MD 21613
You must first pass one of the nursing assistant courses that are approved by the state of Maryland before you can become a nursing assistant. Most programs will take about 2 to 6 months to complete, with at 100 hours’ worth of lectures and clinical duties. You can then try to apply for a license exam. If you pass, the license will be valid up to two years.
As of January 27, 2012, the Maryland Board of Nursing has deemed it mandatory that all applicants must submit either their SSN or Federal Tax ID number upon application. Applications that do not have these will be considered incomplete and will not be processed. The Board of Nursing has been required by the Federal and State law to gather this information for the purpose of:
1. Verifying the identity of the applicant with respect to final adverse actions to his/her certification.
2. The administration of Child Support Enforcement Program.
3. The identification of by the state’s Department of Assessment and Taxation of new businesses in the state.
CNA certification for this state need to be renewed every other year. The date of expiration falls on the 28th of the license holder’s birth month. To make the process easier, the Board can be reached via phone at 410-585-1990, as well as through their website. When applying online, you may pay the renewal fees, which is $40 for nurse aides, by using either your MasterCard or Visa credit card. The results of your renewal will show up from 2-4 days after your processing.
This city is the county seat of Dorchester County. It is considered as the largest municipality that is found in the county. With a total population of 12,326 residents during the 2010 census, they are also considered as the 4th most populous city in the Eastern Shore region. This city has a total area of about 9.0 sq miles, where 2.3 square miles of it is water. It has a population density of 1,400/sq mile. Founded in 1684, this city is one of the oldest colonial cities that is in the state.
Health care centers that you can find in the area include Choptank Community, Dorchester Extension Service, Channel Marker Inc., CrossRoads Community Inc., Maces Lane Wellness Center, NovaCare Rehabilitation, STD Test Express, Shore Behavioral Health System, Mallard Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Genesis Healthcare, Marshy Hope Family Services LLC, Eastern Shore Respite Care Project, and Marylan Coalition of Families for Children.