Have you made up your mind to pursue a career in the nursing field as a certified nursing assistant, but the cost of training deters you from enrolling in the program? If so, explore schools/institutes offering free CNA training in Nebraska or look for other ways to cover the expenses of the nurse aide education program. You need to fulfill certain requirements for accessing direct free training offered by the Workforce Investment Act and Job Corps. Low-cost nursing assistant training is offered by South East Community College, Nebraska Methodist College and Bryan College of Health Sciences.
Since there is enormous demand of CNAs in Nebraska, several long-term health care facilities and nursing homes offer nursing assistant training to the interested candidates at no cost. These nursing homes may ask you to work in their facility in exchange of training. Here is a list of nursing homes in NE that conduct or make arrangements for no cost/low-cost training for the aspirants.
|Nursing Homes||Address||Phone No.||Fax No.||Website|
|Countryside Home||703 North Main Street,Madison, NE 68748||(402) 454-3373||–||http://www.lifeatcountryside.com|
|Jefferson Community Health Center||PO Box 277, 2200 H Street, Fairbury, NE 68352||(402)729-3351||–||http://jchc.us|
|Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center||145 Memorial Drive, PO Box 250,Broken Bow, NE 68822||(308) 872-4100||–||http://www.melham.org|
|Fremont Health||450 East 23rd Street, Fremont, NE 68025||(402) 721-1610||–||http://www.famc.org|
|Duff Memorial Friendship Villa||1104 3rd Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410||(402) 873-3400||–||http://www.duffsfriendshipvilla.com|
|Elwood Care Center||607 Smith Avenue,P.O. Box 315,Elwood, NE 68937||(308) 785-3302||–||http://www.elwoodcarecenter.com|
|Heritage Crossings||501 North 13th Street, Geneva, NE 68361||(402) 759-3194||(402) 759-3140||http://www.heritagecrossings.com|
|Kimball County Manor and Assisted Living||810 East 7th Street,Kimball, Nebraska 69145||(308)235-4693||–||http://www.kcmanor.com|
|Life Care Center of Elkhorn||20275 Hopper Street, Elkhorn, NE 68022||(402) 289-2572||(402) 289-0925||http://lifecarecenterofelkhorn.com|
|Oakland Heights||207 South Engdahl Avenue,Oakland, NE 68045||(402) 685-5683||–||http://www.oaklandhgts.com|
|Skyline Retirement Community||7300 Graceland Drive, Omaha, NE 68134||(402) 572-5750||–||http://www.skylinerc.com|
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This Job Corps center is located in the Chadron city in Dawes County of Nebraska state. The eligible students can access free training and interview skills in an institutionalized setting. Some other benefits are also available for the selected candidates including daily allowance and accommodation. Job Corps training programs are available for the individuals aged between 16 and 24.
Pine Ridge Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
Address: 15710 Highway 385, Chadron, NE 69337
Phone No: (308) 432-3316
Fax No: (308) 432-8695
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American Red Cross of Nebraska and SW Iowa
Address: 2912 South 80th Avenue, Omaha, NE 68124
Phone No: (402) 343-7700
Some scholarship programs are also available for the nursing students who reside in NE and surrounding states.
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Question 1:How much does a CNA training in Nebraska cost? Can I cover my training cost, if I choose to work with nursing homes?
Answer: You may have to spend $300 to $1000 to get trained as a certified nursing assistant in NE. Several nursing homes sponsor CNA training, but you can take advantages of these free programs only if you agree to work with the nursing facility for a specified time period, after the completion of course.
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