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CNA Classes in New Hampshire

CNA Classes in New Hampshire

New Hampshire CNA Training

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CNA training courses are specialized classes for those that want to become Certified Nursing Assistants.

Becoming a CNA in New Hampshire

In the state of New Hampshire, one can become either a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) or a Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA). In order to become an LNA, one must first complete a board-approved training program. Then, he or she must pass a competency exam.

An LNA can become an MNA by completing additional training that consists of 30 classroom hours and 30 clinical hours. In addition, the individual must have been an LNA for 5 years, having been full-time for at least 2 of them. The LNA must also be proficient in English and math and have an unrestricted license. The role of the MNA differs in that he or she is also authorized to assist the RN/LPN with administering medication to patients.

Renewing a CNA License

In New Hampshire, a LNA or MNA must complete continued competence requirements in order to be relicensed. Both must complete 12 continuing education hours. For an MNA, 4 of the required 12 hours must be related to the administration of medication. In addition, LNAs must complete 200 supervised hours in active practice as a nursing assistant or complete the competency exam within 2 years of applying. For MNAs, 50 of the required 200 hours must be spent in activities specific to MNAs.

A Nursing Assistant in New Hampshire must renew his or her license every 2 years in order to avoid becoming inactive.

Additional Resources

New Hampshire CNA Resources

New Hampshire CNA Certification

New Hampshire CNA Certification Requirements

To get your CNA certificate in New Hampshire, you first need to complete the required course work and/ or training program. You will need to pass the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. Applicants must then submit fingerprint cards. Licenses/certificates and will not be issued without the results of a state and federal background check coming back in good standing. As prescribed by federal law, the typical New Hampshire CNA certificate program lasts approximately 8 to 13 weeks to gain 75 accredited hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin training. After passing the Certified Nurse Assistant exam, you must be placed on the New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry.

Required Hours for New Hampshire CNA Certification

In New Hampshire, you are required to complete a minimum of 75 hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation before challenging the state CNA licensing exam. The nurse aide classes typically last 2-6 months. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin the training program.

New Hampshire CNA Certification Prerequisites

In New Hampshire, CNA prerequisites include a current background check, two fingerprint cards, Photo ID, two photos (passport size). A negative TB test within the past 6 months and proof of immunizations will be required. You will also be required to show a high school diploma or GED.

New Hampshire CNA Licensing Resources

25 CNA Schools in New Hampshire

White Mountain Community College

Merrimack County Nursing Home

  • 325 Daniel Webster Highway Boscawen, NH 03303
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 796-2165

Rockingham County Nursing Home

  • 117 North Road Brentwood, NH 03833
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 679-5335

Clinical Career Training

  • 80 Brookwood Park Road Bristol, NH 03222
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 744-6766

River Valley Community College

American Red Cross

  • 2 Maitland Street Concord, NH 03301
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 225-6697

NH Health Care Association

  • 125 Airport Road Concord, NH 03301
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 226-4900

Hearts and Minds, LLC, Healthcare Training

  • 1 Oleson Road Derry, NH 03038
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 437-0058

Riverside Rest Home

  • 276 County Farm Road Dover, NH 03820
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 742-1348

Med Pro Educational Services LLC

  • PO Box 118 Goffstown, NH 03045
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 660-9040

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center

  • 1 Verney Drive Greenfield, NH
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 547-3311

American Red Cross NH West Chapter

  • 83 Court Street Keene, NH 03431
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 352-3210

Cedarcrest, Inc.

  • 91 Maple Avenue Keene, NH 03431
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 358-3384

Lakes Region Community College

  • Rt 106, Prescott Hill Laconia, NH 03246
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 524-3207

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

  • 1 Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 650-5000

Lebanon Center Genesis

LNA Health Careers, LLC

  • 22 Concord St. Manchester, NH 03101
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 647-2174

Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

Golden View Health Care

  • 19 NH Route 104 Meredith, NH 03253
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 279-8111

American Red Cross

  • 28 Concord Street Nashua, NH 03064
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 889-6664

St Joseph School of Nursing

  • 5 Woodward Avenue Nashua, NH 03060
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (603) 594-2567

Mountain View Nursing Home

  • 10 County Farm Road Ossipee, NH 03864
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 539-7511

American Red Cross

  • 273 Corporate Drive Portsmouth, NH 03801
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 766-5440

Edgewood Center

  • 928 South Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
    Programs: CNA
    (603) 436-0099

Coos County Nursing Hospital