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Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) receive training and certification in fundamental patient care abilities, allowing them to work in an entry-level role in the nursing sector with a variety of job prospects. CNAs work in hospitals, medical offices, private health care institutions, Alzheimer and mental health facilities, nursing homes, rehabilitation and independent living centers, assisted living facilities, dialysis centers, clinics, home care companies, private duty, and schools. The most significant characteristics for those entering this burgeoning area are strong interpersonal communication skills, a nurturing and loving disposition, and a high standard of ethics and professionalism, owing to the intimate nature of the work.
KE Medical Training Center offers a variety of flexible training choices, including day, evening, and weekend classes. Additionally, we offer customized training alternatives to fit your unique training requirements. We offer a three-day Power Weekend for people who want to learn rapidly, or eight-day programs in the day or evening for those who prefer a slower pace. If you prefer online classes, we offer a hybrid training option in which you can complete the lecture and theory portions of the course online and then come to campus for the hands-on skills section.
Regardless of the class schedule you select, the time required to finish your course and then test for the Florida Certified Nurse Aide certification varies by individual. KE Medical Training Center offers sessions that begin and conclude in less than two weeks. If you submit your Florida Certified Nursing Assistant application to Prometric, you will also need to schedule a fingerprinting appointment to complete the necessary Level II Criminal Background Screening. Typically, this process takes 30 days to complete if no criminal history difficulties arise. After submitting your Prometric CNA state testing application, allow 30 to 45 days from the date of your fingerprint appointment.
No! Just bring a pen & highlighter. We supply the classroom training supplies and we give you a CNA Training Manual (yours to keep) on the first day of class. KE Medical Training Center offers sessions that begin and conclude in less than two weeks. If you submit your Florida Certified Nursing Assistant application to Prometric, you will also need to schedule a fingerprinting appointment to complete the necessary Level II Criminal Background Screening. Typically, this process takes 30 days to complete if no criminal history difficulties arise. After submitting your Prometric CNA state testing application, allow 30 to 45 days from the date of your fingerprint appointment.
No, by law you must test through the State of Florida to become a certified CNA. Prometric is the company contracted through the Florida Board of Nursing to administer all Nurse Assistant exams in the State of Florida. After you successfully complete the CNA Prep course, Southern Technical Institute will provide you with a document of completion and you will have the knowledge and tools to pass the required State exam. The purpose of the CNA Prep course is to prepare you to successfully pass the State exam without attending the more expensive 120 hour Nursing Assistant program. KE Medical Training Center offers sessions that begin and conclude in less than two weeks. If you submit your Florida Certified Nursing Assistant application to Prometric, you will also need to schedule a fingerprinting appointment to complete the necessary Level II Criminal Background Screening. Typically, this process takes 30 days to complete if no criminal history difficulties arise. After submitting your Prometric CNA state testing application, allow 30 to 45 days from the date of your fingerprint appointment.
The State CNA certification exam is administered through Prometric. On the first day of your CNA Prep class, your instructor will help you complete the application correctly. You will send your application and fees to Prometric directly. The fees are broke down in the following steps: You will submit your Prometric Certified Nurse Assistant Exam Application, along with payment of $155.00 to cover your written and clinical skills exam fee. Once you submit your application to Prometric, you will need to schedule your fingerprinting appointment for the required FBI background screening as required by Florida Board of Nursing. The cost of the Level II Background screening average cost of $90. Once the Board of Nursing reviews and approves your criminal background, Prometric will send you an email with your scheduled test date and regional test site location. KE Medical Training Center offers sessions that begin and conclude in less than two weeks. If you submit your Florida Certified Nursing Assistant application to Prometric, you will also need to schedule a fingerprinting appointment to complete the necessary Level II Criminal Background Screening. Typically, this process takes 30 days to complete if no criminal history difficulties arise. After submitting your Prometric CNA state testing application, allow 30 to 45 days from the date of your fingerprint appointment.

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No, the Florida Board of Nursing does not need you to complete any training before to taking the examination. Even with prior experience as a nurse assistant, though, passing the exam can be quite tough. The examination is delivered in accordance with State norms, and many experienced healthcare practitioners develop "working" habits that differ from the testing requirements, affecting their ability to challenge the state exam successfully. It's critical to emphasize that you only have three chances to dispute the CNA State exam. After three failed attempts, you will be obliged to enroll in a lengthy state-approved Nurse Assistant diploma program. On the day of the exam, Prometric assigns each candidate three of the twenty-one abilities to do and observe under the supervision of a nurse evaluator. Regrettably, you will not have prior knowledge of the talents given to you until just prior to conducting the clinical skills exam. It might be any of the listed skills. You must successfully complete each skill in order to pass. Our preparation course will arm you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to pass the state CNA exam.
Anyone with or without formal (diploma program) healthcare training may sit for the Florida Certified Nurse Assistant exam. Because the CNA Test Prep course is not a Florida Board of Nursing-accredited diploma program, we are able to cut training time and associated expenses. When you sit for the Florida Nurse Assistant test as a challenger, you will receive the same state examination as all other candidates. Without completing a state-approved nurse assistant program, an individual is limited to three attempts to challenge the CNA State exam. If you are considering relocating outside of the State of Florida, it is critical to contact the Board of Nursing in the state to which you are relocating. Not all states will transfer a license obtained through examination challenge.
The CNA Test Prep course is a continuing education course only. Therefore, by law, we are unable to issue you a diploma. You will receive documentation of attendance for completion of the CNA Test Prep course. If you wish to earn a diploma, Speak with Student Services to learn about other diploma programs offered.
No. If you are age 18 or older, you do not need a High School Diploma or GED to become a Florida Certified Nurse Assistant. However, if you are under the age of 18, you must have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible to become a Certified Nurse Assistant.
You can register in one of three ways for your convenience: Register online; or to register over the phone, call fort Myers Campus: (239) 206 1967 or simply stop by at 1469 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33907 so that we can give you a personal tour (No appointment necessary).
We accept cash, debit card, and credit card payments. Sorry, but we are unable to accept personal checks! The full balance of your course is due by the first day of your scheduled class.
Ke Medical Training Center does not require a criminal background check to attend the CNA Prep course. However, when you apply for the State of Florida CNA exam, a level 2, FBI criminal background screening is required. Ke Medical Training Center has no affiliation or connection to the criminal background check and cannot give advice regarding your previous background record. To provide guidance, we have provided information directly from the Florida Board of Nursing website (www.floridasnursing.gov): Any applicant who has ever been found guilty of or pled guilty or no contest/nolo contendre (regardless of adjudication) to any charge other than a minor traffic offense must list each offense on the application. Reckless driving, driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR), driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) are not minor traffic offenses for purposes of this question. Failure to disclose criminal history may result in denial of your application. Each application is reviewed on its own merits. Board staff cannot make eligibility determinations in advance as laws and rules do change over time. Violent crimes and repeat offenders are required to be presented to the Board of Nursing for review. Evidence of rehabilitation is important to the Board Members when making licensure decisions. *Please note: In order to qualify for licensure, CNAs must also pass a background screening (in accordance with Sections 435.04, 435.07, and 408.809, FS) for employment with an Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) regulated facility (or qualify for an Exemption from Disqualification). For Felony Disqualifying Offenses (regardless of adjudication), you would not be eligible for an Exemption until 3 years have passed since the completion of any non-monetary obligations (confinement, probation, community service, etc.). All fines, fees, restitution, etc. must also be paid in full. Applicants with prior criminal convictions may be required to submit the following documentation to the Board: Final Dispositions/Arrest Records – Final disposition records for offenses can be obtained at the clerk of the court in the arresting jurisdiction. If the records are not available, you must have a letter on court letterhead sent from the Clerk of the Court attesting to their unavailability. Arrest records would be obtained by the arresting agency (Sherriff’s Office, Police Department, etc.) Completion of Probation/Parole/Sanctions – Probation and financial sanction records for offenses can be obtained at the clerk of the court in the arresting jurisdiction. Parole records for offenses can be obtained from the Department of Corrections or at the clerk of the court in the arresting jurisdiction. If the records are not available, you must have a letter on court letterhead sent from the clerk of the court attesting to their unavailability. Self-Explanation – Applicants who have listed offenses on the application must submit a letter in your own words describing the circumstances of the offense. Letters of Recommendation – Applicants who have listed offenses on the application must submit 3-5 professional letters of recommendation from people you have worked for or with.

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