To become a CNA in Rhode Island you need to pass an approved training course. You then need to take the CNA exam. In Rhode Island, the Department of Health work with Pearson VUE to conduct the exams and certify new CNAs. All CNA testing in Rhode Island carried out under the control of the CCRI (Community College of Rhode Island).
To be a CNA in Rhode Island, you must:
Most people will need to do an approved CNA training class before they can apply in Rhode Island. Some people are do not have to do this training. If you have either of these you do not have to do the training:
If you need to do training, then you must carry out at least 100 hours of CNA training. This is divided between at least 20 hours of clinical work, and the remainer spent in classroom lectures. The whole training course usually takes a few months.
After training, you need to apply for the certification exam. You can get apply by contacting CCRI or through your training program. When CCRI get your form they will arrange the exam and let you know the date.
The exam is a written and a practical test. Students with testing problems can take the exam orally for an extra fee.
If you fail the exam three times you will have to do the training again.
The become a CNA in Rhode Island costs about $1000. If you have a job with an some facilities, they may pay for both your training and tests.
If you have to pay the cost, you can find all of the fees below. Both Rhode Island and Federal laws state that if you are in Medicare/Medicaid programs, you do not have to pay the state fees.
|University Of Rhode Island||Kingston||(401) 874-1000||Request Information|
|Silver Creek Manor||Bristol||(401) 253-3000|
|Alpine Nursing Home||Coventry||(401) 397-5001|
|Regional Career Ctr At Coventry H S||Coventry||(401) 822-9499|
|Cranston Alternate Education Programs||Cranston||(401) 270-8166|
|Hope Nursing Home Care Llc||Cranston||(401) 467-8588|
|Phenix Home Care Inc||Cranston||(401) 943-6230|
|Saint Elizabeth Home East Greenwich||East Greenwich||(401) 471-6060|
|Access Healthcare Inc||East Providence||(401) 438-4747|
|Bastien Academy||East Providence||(401) 369-9174|
|East Providence Career & Tech||East Providence||(401) 435-7815|
|Homefront Health Care||East Providence||(401) 228-8414|
|Tockwotton Home||East Providence||(401) 272-5280|
|Waterview Villa Rehabilitation And Health Care Center||East Providence||(401) 438-7020|
|Exeter Job Corps Academy||Exeter||(401) 268-6000|
|Wm M Davies Jr Career & Tech||Lincoln||(401) 728-1500|
|Holiday Retirement Home Inc||Manville||(401) 765-1440|
|Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Ctr||Middletown||(401) 847-7171|
|Grand Islander Genesis Health Care||Middletown||(401) 849-7100|
|South County Quality Care||Narragansett||(401) 789-8443|
|Crossroads Rhode Island||North Kingstown||(401) 294-7723|
|Scalabrini Villa||North Kingstown||(401) 884-1802|
|St Antoine Residence||North Smithfield||(401) 767-3500|
|Overlook Nursing And Rehabilitation Center||Pascoag||(401) 568-2549|
|Pine Grove Health Center||Pascoag||(401) 568-3091|
|Nursing Placement Inc||Pawtucket||(401) 728-6500|
|Ocean State Nursing Services Inc||Pawtucket||(401) 365-6194|
|People In Partnerships||Pawtucket||(401) 727-8002|
|Berkshire Place||Providence||(401) 553-8600|
|Hispanic Technology And Education Programs||Providence|
|Chariho Adult Education Vta||River Junction||(401) 364-6869|
|Chariho Career & Technical Center||River Junction||(401) 364-6869|
|Health Care Connections Nursing Services Inc||Riverside||(401) 437-3515|
|911 Programs Inc||Wakefield||(401) 789-5486|
|Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center||Wakefield||(401) 789-3006|
|Grace Barker Nursing Center||Warren||(401) 245-9100|
|Brentwood Nursing Home||Warwick||(401) 884-8020|
|Ccri Center For Workforce And Community Education||Warwick||(401) 825-1214|
|Warwick Area Career & Technical Center||Warwick||(401) 734-3150|
|Westerly Health Center||Westerly||(401) 348-0020|
|Friendly Home Inc The||Woonsocket||(401) 769-7220|
|Oakland Grove Health Care Center||Woonsocket||(401) 769-0800|
|Seven Hills Ri||Woonsocket||(401) 765-0616|
|Woonsocket Area Career And Technical Center||Woonsocket||(401) 767-4600|