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Nurse's Aide Schools

Nurse's Aide Training Helps You Help Others

If you enjoy helping people who are ill, old, or frail, a job as a nurse's aide might be extremely satisfying. Nurse's aides--also known as nursing assistants--are the "angels" who care directly for hospital patients and nursing care facility residents, helping them eat, dress, bathe, and keep their rooms tidy. Some nurse's aides even check patients' temperature, pulse, respiration rate, and blood pressure. And doctors and nurses rely heavily on updated patient information from nurse's aides.

Being a nurse's aide may be your dream job--or the first step toward vocational nursing or even becoming a registered nurse (RN).

  • Federal requirements for aides in nursing care facilities include earning a certified nursing assistant (CNA) certificate by completing at least 75 hours of state-approved training classes and then passing an evaluation
  • Vocational nursing school takes 1 year of classes and earns you a certificate or diploma
  • And the degrees are unlimited. With 2 to 4 years of nursing school courses, you could become an RN
  • Add on one or two more years of courses, and you should have a master's degree in nursing

Nurse's Aide Field Expected to Grow Quickly Between 2006 and 2016

Like all nursing fields, this one is growing rapidly. In 2006, there were about 1.4 million nursing aide jobs, slightly more than half were in nursing and residential care facilities, and 29 percent were in hospitals. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects significant growth between 2006 and 2016 and nurse's aides earned median hourly wages of $11.84 in 2008.

Wherever you live, a school near you offers everything from diplomas to master's degrees in nursing. And becoming a nurse's aide is a satisfying place to start a career in this fast-growing field.

Nurse's Aide Schools
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At Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed-- and get you into the workforce quickly.

Programs : Patient Care Technician, Medical Assisting - (AAS), Medical Assistant - Diploma, and more..

Campus Locations :

Orlando: 3444 McCrory Place Orlando, FL 32803

Aurora: 111 Havana Aurora, CO 80010

Kansas City: 3239 Broadway Kansas City, MO 64111

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Programs : Patient Care Technician, Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Scranton: 517 Ash Street Scranton, PA 18509

Westerville: 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 240 Westerville, OH 43081

Ravenna: 653 Enterprise Parkway Ravenna, OH 44266

Windsor Mill: 6901 Security Blvd. Windsor Mill, MD 21244

Lawrence Township: 2572 Brunswick Pike Suite 100 Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

Dothan: 200 Vulcan Way Dothan, AL 36303

Foley: 200 East Laurel Ave Foley, AL 36535

Port Saint Lucie: 9022 South US Highway 1 Port St. Lucie Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

Grand Prairie: 401 E. Palace Parkway Suite 100 Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Wayne: 201 Willowbrook Blvd. Wayne, NJ 07470

Cookeville: 1025 Hwy. 111 Cookeville, TN 38501

Phoenix: 555 North 18th Street Ste. 110 Phoenix, AZ 85006

Indianapolis: 9001 N. Wesleyan Road Suite 101 Indianapolis, IN 46268

Baton Rouge: 9255 Interline Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Columbia: 246 Stoneridge Drive Suite 101 Columbia, SC 29210

Smyrna: 21088 Cobb Parkway Smyrna, GA 30080

Houston: 6220 Westpark Dr. Suite 180 Houston, TX 77057

Orange Park: 560 Wells Road Orange Park, FL 32073

Cuyahoga Falls: 2545 Bailey Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Towson: 700 York Road Towson, MD 21204

Hyattsville: 4351 Garden City Drive Hyattsville, MD 20785

Birmingham: 100 London Parkway Birmingham, AL 35211

Mobile: 3590 Pleasant Valley Road Mobile, AL 36609

West Palm Beach: West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Largo: 6565 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771

Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

Pensacola: 4081 East Olive Road Suite B Pensacola, FL 32514

Kingston: 166 Slocum Street Kingston, PA 18704

Dayton: 555 E. Alex-Bell Road Dayton, OH 45459

Salt Lake City: 3949 South 700 East Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Montgomery: 3736 Atlanta Highway Montgomery, AL 36109

Richmond: 2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A Richmond, VA 23230

Tucson College can help get you from here to a new career!

Programs : Patient Care Technician - Diploma, Medical Assistant - Diploma, and more..

Campus Locations :

Tucson: 5151 Broadway Blvd. Suite 155 Tucson, AZ 85711

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.

Programs : Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Dental Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Houston: 10201 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77024

Seattle: 9709 Third Avenue NE Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98115

Colorado Springs: 3770 Citadel Drive North Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Mesa: 957 S. Dobson Road Mesa, AZ 85202

Albuquerque: 4400 Cutler Avenue NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

Chula Vista: 780 Bay Blvd #101 Chula Vista, CA 91910

Las Vegas: 3333 E. Flamingo Road Las Vegas, NV 89121

Renton: 555 S. Renton Village Place Suite 400 Renton, WA 98057

Denver: 7475 Dakin Street Suite 100 Denver, CO 80221

Tucson: 3350 E. Grant Road Tucson, AZ 85716

Get a professional education designed with your future in mind at Kaplan College.

Programs : Diploma: Nurse Assistant, Diploma: Medical Assistant, Diploma: Vocational Nursing, and more..

Campus Locations :

Vista: 2022 University Drive Vista, CA 92083

Brownsville: 1900 North Expressway Suite O Brownsville, TX 78521

Palm Springs: 2475 East Tahquitz Canyon Palm Springs, CA 92262

Get career training for the job you’ve always wanted at UEI College.

Programs : Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Riverside: 1860 University Ave. Riverside, CA 92507

Anaheim: 401 W. Carl Karcher Way Anaheim, CA 92801

Ontario: 3380 Shelby Street # 150 Ontario, CA 91764

Huntington Park: 6055 Pacific Boulevard Huntington Park, CA 90255

Fresno: 2002 N. Gateway Blvd. Fresno, CA 93727

San Marcos: 2085 Montiel Road San Marcos, CA 92069

Gardena: 661 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. Gardena, CA 90247

El Monte: 3401 Rio Hondo Ave. El Monte, CA 91731

Bakersfield: 3737 Rosedale Hwy Bakersfield, CA 93308

Stockton: 4994 Claremont Avenue Stockton, CA 95207

Encino: 5445 Balboa Blvd. Encino, CA 91316

Chula Vista: 310 3rd Ave. Suite C6 Chula Vista, CA 91910

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln College of Technology.

Programs : Medical Assistant, Nursing (RN), Dental Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Melrose Park: 8317 W. North Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160

West Palm Beach: 2410 Metrocentre Blvd West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Marietta: 2359 Windy Hill Road Marietta, GA 30067

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

Programs : Nursing Assistant, Medical Assisting, Registered Dental Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Visalia: 3356 South Fairway Visalia, CA 93277

Sparks: 950 Industrial Way Sparks, NV 89431

Nampa: 1021 West Hemingway Nampa, ID 83651

Amarillo: 7001 W Interstate 40 Amarillo, TX 79106

Palm Desert: 75-030 Gerald Ford Drive Suite 203 Palm Desert, CA 92211

Bakersfield: 2822 F Street Bakersfield, CA 93301

Clovis: 731 W. Shaw Ave Clovis, CA 93612

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Technical Institute.

Programs : Medical Assistant Technology, Medical Assistant, Nursing (Practical), and more..

Campus Locations :

Philadelphia: 2180 Hornig Road Philadelphia, PA 19116

Allentown: 5151 Tilghman Street Allentown, PA 18104

Paramus: 160 E. Route 4 Paramus, NJ 07652

Edison: 1697 Oak Tree Road Edison, NJ 08820

Somerville: 5 Middlesex Ave Somerville, MA 02145

Mount Laurel: 1000 Howard Boulevard Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Casselberry: 7275 Estapona Circle Casselberry, FL 32730

Lincoln: Lincoln Mall 622 George Washington Highway Lincoln, RI 02865

Shelton: 8 Progress Drive Shelton, CT 06484

New Britain: 200 John Downey Drive New Britain, CT 06051

Brockton: 375 Westgate Drive Brockton, MA 02301

Lowell: 211 Plain Street Lowell, MA 01852

Get hands-on training with Vista College.

Programs : Nurse Assistant - Certificate, Medical Assistant, Practical Nurse, and more..

Campus Locations :

Lubbock: Pyramid Plaza Building 3223 S. Loop 289, Suite 570 Lubbock, TX 79423

College Station: 2704 Texas Ave South College Station College Station, TX 77840

Las Cruces: 850 North Telshor Las Cruces, NM 88011

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