Aloha. Welcome to CNA Training Class. With the growing demand for Certified Nursing Assistants or a CNA, you want to take this opportunity to pursue a career in the health care industry. Below are the things that you need to know to be a CNA in Hawaii.
Requirements for Training to become a CNA in Hawaii
Before you can enroll in a Certified Nursing Assistant Program in Hawaii, you must meet the following requirements:
- The applicant must be 17 years old
- High School Graduate or its equivalent
- Must have a valid State of Hawaii Photo Identification or a Driver’s License
- Pass the Drug Test
- No criminal record
Course for CNA in Hawaii
- Basic Human Anatomy
- Basic Psychology
- Patient Medication Administering
- Proper Caring for Patients
- Knowing the Patient’s Rights
The State of Hawaii requires a 75 hours of training to qualify for the state examination and certification.
Cost of Training for CNA in Hawaii
$1100 to $1300 is the cost of training for CNA in Hawaii depends on the institution. You also need to prepare $250 for the State of Hawaii examination and certification.
Salary grade depends on experience. The average annual salary for CNAs in Hawaii is $27,000.
Finding an Institution that Provides CNA Program in Hawaii
The “Find a School Banner” in every upper left corner of this site will help you easily find an institution that provides CNA Training in your area. All you need to do is fill in the necessary information.
You can also ask the Red Cross in Hawaii if they still have an available program or slots. They have a good reputation in providing CNA Training and is giving financial grants for qualified applicants. Here is the link to the American Red Cross in Hawaii.
The hospital option might give you a good fortune as they usually gives free training for qualified applicants.
You can also look for the list in this page for the approved nurse aide program in Hawaii.