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CNA Training in Minnesota

If you want to start your career in the healthcare sphere, CNA can be an ideal choice for you.

In fact, there are numerous facilities in Minnesota that need certified CNAs.

Free CNA Classes in Minnesota

Here you can learn more about schools and facilities that offer free CNA training programs in Minnesota.

Also, the table contains their contact info.

CNA Free Training LocationCityPhone
Adams Health Care Center
Adams, MN 55909(507) 582- 3263
Annandale Care Center
Annandale, MN 55302(320) 274-3737
Anoka Technical College
Anoka, MN 55303763-576-4700
Apple Valley Medical Center
Apple Valley, MN 55124(952) 432-6161
Appleton Area Health Services
Appleton, MN 56208(320) 289-1580
Parmly LifePointes
Chisago City, MN 55013(651) 257-0575
Bayshore Residence and Rehabilitation Center
Duluth, MN 55802(218) 727-8651
Benedictine Health System
Duluth, MN 55805(218) 786-2370
Elim Care
Eden Prairie, MN 55344(952) 259-4500
Fairfax Community Home, Inc.
Fairfax, MN 55332(507) 426-8241
Birchwood Senior Living
Forest Lake, MN 55025(651) 998-2163
Glenwood Retirement Village
Glenwood, MN 56334320-634-5131
Grand Village
Grand Rapids, MN 55744(218) 326-0543
Gundersen Harmony Care Center
Harmony, MN 55939(507) 886-6544
Crystal Care Center
Minneapolis, MN 55422(763) 971-6305
Benedictine Health Center at Innsbruck
New Brighton, MN 55112(651) 633-1686
GracePointe Crossing
NorthCambridge, MN 55008(763) 689-1474
St. William’s Living Center
Parkers Prairie, MN 56361(218) 338-4671
Little Sisters of the Poor- Holy Family Residence
Paul, MN 55102-2311(651) 227-0336
Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center
Paul, MN 55108(651) 642-1133
Country Manor Campus
Sartell, MN 56377(320) 253-1920
Benedictine Living Community
St. Peter, MN 56082(507) 934-2203
Fair Oaks Lodge
Wadena, MN 56482(218) 631-1391

Keep in mind that Certified Nurse Assistant career can be absolutely rewarding in Minnesota.

There are lots of facilities that offer excellent career options for qualified CNAs in the state.

Regulatory Body for CNAs in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health is responsible for the CNA Registry in Minnesota.

CNA Exam Administration in Minnesota

Speaking of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Exam, it’s administrated by Pearson Vue.

CNA Requirments in Minnesota

Only after completing a training and certification exam, you can be listed in the CNA Minnesota Registry.

Right after the registration, you can look for career options and start working.

Keep in mind that you can enroll in testing even without training but it’s really challenging and time-consuming.

In Minnesota, there are five main curriculums for CNA training programs.

The most popular curriculums are the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the Red Cross that contain 75 hours of classes and 16 hours of clinical training.

The others are:

  • the Health Care Core Curriculum/Skills Set;
  • 6th Edition of the American Health Care Association’s curriculum;
  • the OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training program.

CNA Exams in Minnesota

To become a CNA in Minnesota, you need to complete the National Nurse Aide Assessment Exam.

The test is divided into two parts:

  • 60 multiple-choice questions;
  • clinical skills evaluation.

The first part should be completed in 2 hours while the second one may take the whole day.

CNA Test Cost in Minnesota

The cost of the test is $64 in total.

CNA Test Facilities in Minnesota

The test is held by Pearson Vue and can be taken in a variety of facilities all over the state.

Don’t forget to prepare for the test and take some practice tests to check your knowledge.

They can be taken online for free.

Average CNA’s Salary in Minnesota

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, CNAs earn an average annual salary of $32 560 in Minnesota.

LocationAvg. Salary
Minneapolis, MN$33 402
Saint Paul, MN$33 402
Rochester, MN$30 313
Duluth, MN$29 686
Bloomington, MN$29 686
Brooklyn Park, MN$29 686
Plymouth, MN$29 686
Maple Grove, MN$29 686
Woodbury, MN$29 686
St. Cloud, MN$29 686
Eagan, MN$29 686
Blaine, MN$29 686
Eden Prairie, MN$33 346
Lakeville, MN$33 195

Minnesota Nurse Aide Registry

The Minnesota Nurse Aide Registry can give you more info about CNA career.

Minnesota CNA Registry
MDH/F&P Comp. Div., NAR
P.O. Box 64501
St. Paul, MN 55164-64501
PH: (651) 215-8705 Press 9

CNA Training in Minnesota

Also, it can be a good idea to look for CNA training programs in Minnesota that require tuition.

Use the list below to get more info about paid training programs.

Training LocationCityPhone
Hennepin Technical CollegeBrooklyn Park, MN 55445(952) 995-1300
Anderson’s NAR/ HHA TrainingCokato, MN 55321(320) 583-4820
Sound Objective Solutions, LLCDetroit Lakes, MN 56501(218) 234-7870
Minnesota State Community and Technical CollegeFergus Falls, MN 56537(877) 450-3322
Accredited School of Nursing AssistantNew Hope, MN 55428(763) 746-0412
Mille Lacs Health System Onamia, MN 56359(320) 532-3154
Horizon Health, Inc.Pierz, MN 56364(320) 468-6451
Rochester Community and Technical CollegeRochester, MN 55904-4999(507) 285-7210
Saint Paul CollegeSaint Paul, MN 55102(651) 846-1600
Walker Hackensack Akeley SchoolsWalker, MN 56484(218) 547-1311

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