CNA Programs in New Hampshire

CNA Programs in New Hampshire

Does helping sick, disabled, or old in New Hampshire appeal to you? Would you like to complete your formal training in just four to 12 weeks? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, you should consider a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in New Hampshire.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in New Hampshire

CNAs are expected to stay in demand for about a decade in New Hampshire. Overall employment of CNAs in the state is expected to grow by 7.9% from 2018 to 2028. Nurse aides in New Hampshire can expect a median salary of $33,029 per year.

To get a detailed picture, take a look at CNA employment and salary situation in different metro areas in New Hampshire below:

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Portsmouth950$17.86$37,150
Dover-Durham650$16.73$34,800
Manchester1,270$16.63$34,600

Requirements to Become a CNA in New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, CNAs are known as Licensed Nursing Assistants, or LNAs. The first step involved in beginning a career as an LNA in the state is completing an LNA program that is approved by the state.

Upon completion of your program, you must pass the state's CNA Competency Exam. Many schools include this test in their CNA programs. However, if your school does not, you can locate a testing site by contacting the New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry.

If you pass the competency test with an acceptable score, you will receive a license to practice as an LNA (CNA) in New Hampshire, and your name will be added to their Nurse Aide Registry.

State-Approved CNA Programs in New Hampshire

If you have decided to obtain your LNA (CNA) training in New Hampshire, you will have many fine schools to choose from. Some of the top facilities in the state include:

  1. American Red Cross

    2 Maitland St, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 225-6697
  2. American Red Cross

    33 Christian Ave, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 225-6697
  3. American Red Cross

    24 Peabody Pl, Franklin, NH 03235 (603) 225-6697
  4. American Red Cross

    85 Mechanic St, Lebanon, NH 03766 (603) 225-6697
  5. American Red Cross

    8025 S Willow St, Manchester, NH 03103 (603) 225-6697
  6. American Red Cross

    19 NH-104, Meredith, NH 03253 (603) 225-6697
  7. American Red Cross - Great Bay Community College

    320 Corporate Dr, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 225-6697
  8. American Red Cross - River Valley Community College

    438 Washington St, Keene, NH 03431 (603) 225-6697
  9. Clinical Career Training

    80 Brookwood Park Rd, Bristol, NH 03222 (603) 744-6766
  10. Lakes Region Community College

    379 Belmont Rd, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 524-3207
  11. LNA Health Careers

    22 Concord St #3, Manchester, NH 03101 (603) 647-2174
  12. New Hampshire Job Corps Center

    943 Dunbarton Rd, Manchester, NH 03102 (603) 695-8800
  13. Pinkerton Academy

    5 Pinkerton St, Derry, NH 03038 (603) 437-5200
  14. White Mountains Community College

    2020 Riverside Dr, Berlin, NH 03570 (603) 752-1113

New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry

If you have any questions on how to get, verify, renew and reinstate a CNA certification in New Hampshire or transfer it to another state, you can contact the New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry at:

New Hampshire Board of Nursing
Office of Professional Licensure and Certification

7 Eagle Square, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-2152
Fax: (603) 271-6605
Registry Search: https://forms.nh.gov/licenseverification/

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