CNA Classes & Programs in Hawaii
The need to provide daily living assistance and care to elderly and chronically ill patients exists everywhere, and the island of Hawaii is no exception. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in Hawaii can earn $33,400 annually per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, higher than the national average. CNAs typically are employed by nursing homes and assisted living centers.
Price, flexible schedules, class size and institute reputation are just some factors to review when choosing a CNA instructional program. Comparing exam pass rate percentages will help applicants narrow their CNA program choice. Community and career colleges in Hawaii offer qualified programs that meet state approval. Learn specifics about admissions by visiting our CNA Training Programs Admissions page.
- Program Length: Most Certified Nursing Assistant trainings in Hawaii are 6 to 8 weeks long and include theoretical classroom learning as well as clinical components. Accelerated course structures may also be available.
- Program Cost: Tuition cost of Hawaii CNA programs vary widely with some costing $600 and others costing as much as $1800. Intensive, accelerated programs tend to cost more as lower cost programs may have wait lists. Nonprofit organizations such as the Red Cross and Jobs Corps also offer free and low-cost CNA training options. Tuition costs typically do not include the cost of books, tests, supplies and more.
- Board Approved Programs: In the state of Hawaii, certified nurse aide examinations are administered by Prometric, an online testing system. Students must attend an approved CNA program per the Hawaii Department of Human Services. Attending a non-approved program may limit employment opportunities. Check out the CNA certification requirements in Hawaii to learn more.
- Online/In-Person Options: The day to day job duties ofCertified Nursing Assistants is practical in nature. Though students may be able to complete theoretical coursework online, on-site learning is required. Most programs are offered during day or evening hours to meet the schedules of working adults.
To get a feel for the CNA curriculum in Hawaii, see our list of classes and courses available in the state:
Lana'i City, HI
Pearl City, HI
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