To become a Certified Nursing Assistant in Nebraska you need to do a training program which is handled by the ‘Department of Health and Human Services’. After your training you have to do an exam. If you pass you become a registered CNA.
If you want to become a CNA in Nebraska you have to meet the following;
Some people do not have to do the training if they can show that they are experienced and can take the exams straight away.
The following are those candidates-
Everyone else needs training at state approved centers. A list can be seen by following this link.
Training programs are split between the classroom and hands-on experience. The training takes at least 75 hours with 16 hours practical learning and the rest in the classroom. After the training you can apply for the exams. The exam has 70 questions and you need to do 6 nursing aide tasks in order to pass.
You can apply for the exam by contacting to either of the following –
4600 Valley Road, Suite 401,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510.
Phone: (402)364-2330 or 326-2792
Website – Follow this link.
3900 NW 12th Street, Suite 100,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68521-3037.
Website: –Follow this link.
CNA certification in Nebraska costs about $500. If you get the training where you work then the fees are given back to you.