To become a CNA in Indiana you need to take training classes. After passing the test, you will be placed on the state Nurse Aide Registry. Then you will be able to work as a CNA.
The cost of the training program is $800 to $1000.
Testing fees include:
Training programs require a minimum of 30 hours of classroom instruction and 75 hours of clinical work. After completing your training, you can apply for the NNAAP test. It contains both written questions and clinical skills. Sample questions are available in the Program Candidate Handbook.
Your CNA certification is valid for two years. It can be renewed online. You need to provide proof as a paid CNA for 8 hours during the 24 months. You also must have received at least 12 hours of in-service education and training per year.
A renewal notice will be mailed 2 to 3 months before it expires.