There are certain steps involved in order to become a Certified Nursing Assistant in Houston. You must first enroll and complete an approved and accredited CNA Course and pass the state exam.
The nurse aide classes in Houston vary considerably in terms of cost, duration and other attributes. However, all the training must comply with the of Texas state Nurse Aide requirements. The course must include classroom instruction as well as clinical training.
Its best to do your research and investigate as many of the schools that offer the program in the area as you can. Especially, when it comes to scheduling and finances. Below we have listed some of the most popular CNA training programs in Houston.
For program specifics use the contact information below to contact them directly.
Houston Nursing Assistant Training Providers
711 East Airtex Drive
Houston, TX 77073
Students will receive 120 hours of instruction in the curriculum. This training is approved by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services that prepares the graduate to pass the written and practical portions of the state exam.
Houston Community College
3100 Main St.
Houston TX 77002
Topics in this course will include safety, patients’ rights and the roles of the Certified Nursing Assistant. Those who graduate from the course with a minimum of 2.0 will then be eligible to take the Texas Nurse Aide Examination. They do offer financial aid for those who qualify.
Pima Medical Institute
10201 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
The Pima Medical Institute offer a 6-week nurse aide training course. This is a 4.5- credit program that gives the students up to 1300 hours of training. Students will receive 90hrs of lecture/lab and 40 hours externship.
Lone Star College
149555 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77040
The course outline includes 64 hours of classroom and 44 hours of clinical hours for a total of 108 hours. Students are also required to complete additional 8 hours of training. Students are responsible for the state exam fee, textbooks, uniforms and other supplies.
Vocational Training Institute
11201 Steeple Park Drive
Houston, TX 77065
In order to enroll students must first provide a copy of your high school diploma or GED, be able to read, write and understand English, provide results of physical exam showing good health, criminal background check, current CPR, a negative TB test and a completed application form.
Texas Health School
11211 Katy Fwy. Suite 170
Houston, TX 77079
Students who complete 60 hours of classroom and 40 hours in a clinical site will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible to sit for the Texas Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation.
American Medical Institute
6902 Cook Rd.
Houston, TX 77072
Classes here meet two days a week for 6 weeks. Written materials and textbooks are included in the cost of the program.
Chinese Community Center
5601 West Loop S
Houston, TX 77081
This community center sponsors an affordable nursing assistant program in Houston. Tuition is only $170.