Does a Certified Nursing Assistant need a degree or to be registered?

I'm just graduating highschool and I want a job this summer that can save me as much money as possible for college. Am I the kind of person who is eligible for a Certified Nursing Assistant? Or is there a degree and education and things already required?

Asked By: - 5/4/2012
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You have to be certified. I do not think the certificate takes long to earn ,however it will take longer than summer. There are jobs at a hospital that you do not need to be certified for . Like transportation. ( pushing the patients from place to place) Hope I helped.
Answered By: Casper - 5/4/2012
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They have to be "certified". They must be trained and pass standardized testing. Many high schools have training programs. It takes about two years to become trained and certified.
Answered By: Rob Peters - 5/4/2012
The above answers are wrong. To become a Certified nursing assistant you do need a certificate, but it do not take 2 years. You can go to a tech school and pay for a class or a local college that offers the course. It can take anywhere from 1 semester of college to 9 months (tech school). it depends where you go... More
Answered By: Taylor - 5/4/2012
Taylor is right, you do need a certification... More
Answered By: n.lynn - 5/6/2012
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