You can become a certified nursing assistant in Mississippi by attending a training program that has been approved by the state. Courses cost a few hundred dollars or more. You can also take the time to search for free cna training in Mississippi. Scroll down for low cost training options and free training opportunities.
Check into your educational benefits if you are an active or retired military man or woman. You might be able to use some of your benefits to pain to train to become a certified nursing assistant. If you are able to receive enough financial assistance, your training will be available at no cost to you.
Visit the local nursing care centers and geriatric providers in your area. Many of these facilities provide nursing assistant training for free to individuals who will then work for the facility. If you want to be eligible to receive this training for free, you will need to agree to continue working there for awhile (generally six months to one year).
If you are attending a nursing assistant training program at a college or university, you should contact the financial aid department. Your program might be eligible for financial aid. If it is, you should take the time to complete any necessary paperwork to apply for financial assistance. In addition, you should ask about any scholarships for which you can apply.
Talk to the instructor or program administrator for any nursing assistant programs of interest. Let him or her know that you are interested in starting a training course but that you are not sure how to afford the course. He or she might be able to point you in the direction of organizations in your community that offer scholarships and financial assistance for prospective nursing assistants.
The program instructor should also be able to provide you with information on how to apply for the Nursing Assistant Scholarship. This is a scholarship that was initiated to help individuals become nursing assistants who would otherwise be unable to afford the training.
With some time and research, you should be able to find some options to help you cover the entire cost of your nursing assistant training.
Low cost training Opportunities:
East Mississippi Community College 1512 Kemper Street Scooba, MS 39358-0158
East Mississippi Community College offers a 100 hour course that consist of 84 hours of Lecture and16 hours of Clinical Practice at Area Facility. The estimated total cost of the course is $450.00 which includes CPR Certification and text book. State certification exam is $101. Class enrollment is limited to 10 students. For more information on this program, call (662) 476-5000
Northeast Mississippi Community College 101 Cunningham Blvd Booneville, MS 38829
The nurses assistant program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is a 120 hour program that offers evening classes in Booneville, Corinth and Ripley. Estimated total cost of the program is $350 including tuition, text books and CPR certification. Students must purchase other course related supplies including uniform stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and watch. (662) 720-7296.
Nursing homes that could help you with Free CNA Training in Mississippi
Note: The following nursing homes DO NOT provide CNA training themselves.This is a list of Nursing homes that could assist you with paying for your Free CNA classes if you commit to work for them.
ADAMS COUNTY NURSING CENTER
587 JOHN R JUNKIN DRIVE
NATCHEZ, MS 39120
ARBOR WALK HEALTHCARE CENTER
570 NORTH SOLOMON STREET
GREENVILLE, MS 38703
ASHLAND HEALTH AND RAHABILITATION
16056 BOUNDARY DRIVE/PO BOX 490
ASHLAND, MS 38603
BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL GT
2520 5TH STREET NORTH
COLUMBUS, MS 39705
BEDFORD CARE CENTER OF NEWTON
1009 SOUTH MAIN STREET
NEWTON, MS 39345
BELHAVEN SENIOR CARE, LLC
1004 NORTH ST
JACKSON, MS 39202
GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MERIDIAN
4728 HIGHWAY 39 N/BOX 3604
MERIDIAN, MS 39301
GRENADA LIVING CENTER
1950 GRANDVIEW DRIVE
GRENADA, MS 38901
HOLMES COUNTY LONG TERM CARE CENTER – DURANT
15481 BOWLING GREEN ROAD
DURANT, MS 39063
LIBERTY HEALTH & REHAB OF INDIANOLA, LLC
401 HIGHWAY 82 WEST
INDIANOLA, MS 38751
MADISON CO NH
1421-A EAST PEACE STREET/P. O. BOX 488
CANTON, MS 39046
NMMC BALDWYN NURSING FACILITY
739 4TH STREET SOUTH
BALDWYN, MS 38824
OAK GROVE RETIREMENT HOME
209 OAK CIRCLE/P. O. BOX 198
DUNCAN, MS 38740
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