Can I start work as a CNA before taking state test?
I just completed my certificate as nursing assistant at the college, and I wanna know if I can start working as an aide before I take the state exam. I passed the course with excellent grades, and I was wanting to start out at a nursing home and work there while I finish my nursing degree. Anyone know?
Asked By: JodiMarie - 7/29/2009
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I wish I could say for sure but am not positive. After leaving the Acute Medicine department at a major hospital I was night supervisor for a large nursing home. I remember a gal who came to work for a short time on some kind of permit before she got results from her test. I know she passed it and became as a regular... More
Answered By: Nora - 7/29/2009
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Check with the Nursing Home. It may have some type of Apprenticeship Program.
Answered By: norvel.lewis - 7/29/2009
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