CNA Programs in Rhode Island

CNA Programs in Rhode Island

Are you, in Rhode Island, looking for a healthcare career that you can train for in just a couple of months? If you are, you should consider enrolling in a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Rhode Island

There are many jobs available to CNAs in Rhode Island, and the situation is expected to stay the same over nearly next ten years. Overall employment of CNAs in Rhode Island is projected to increase by 5.4% from 2018 to 2028. You can finish your training in just a month or two. CNAs in Rhode Island make a median salary of $34,360 per year.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary

Requirements to Become a CNA in Rhode Island

If you wish to become a CNA in Rhode Island, you must complete a 120-hour training program that is licensed by the state's Department of Health. Topics of study include emergencies, infection control, taking vital signs, and CPR.

After completing your program, you will need to take the state's CNA Certification Exam. There is a small fee for this test, and you of course must pass it to become certified.

In Rhode Island, for you to become certified, you must forward your CNA test results and a certification application to the Rhode Island Department of Health.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has many schools offering CNA training. Some of the top schools include:

  1. Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center

    740 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 (401) 847-7171
  2. Chariho Adult Education

    459 Switch Rd, Wood River Junction, RI 02894 (401) 315-2871
  3. Community College of Rhode Island

    1762 Old Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865 (401) 333-7000
  4. Community College of Rhode Island

    1 John H Chafee Blvd, Newport, RI 02840 (401) 851-1600
  5. Community College of Rhode Island

    1 Hilton St, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 455-6000
  6. Community College of Rhode Island

    80 Washington St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 277-5197
  7. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, RI 02886 (401) 825-1000
  8. Cranston Adult Learning Center

    4 Sharpe Dr, Cranston, RI 02920 (401) 270-8166
  9. Cranston Area Career & Technical Center

    100 Metropolitan Ave, Cranston, RI 02920 (401) 270-8070
  10. Exeter Job Corps Center

    162 Main St, Exeter, RI 02822 (401) 268-6000
  11. Lifespan Health System

    167 Point St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 444-3500
  12. Medical Skills Training Center

    681 Park Ave #11, Cranston, RI 02910 (401) 272-4500
  13. Phenix Home Care, Inc.

    227 Phenix Ave, Cranston, RI 02920 (401) 943-6230
  14. Saint Elizabeth Home

    1 St Elizabeth Way, East Greenwich, RI 02818 (401) 471-6060
  15. The Walker School of Allied Health

    490 Metacom Ave, Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 396-9001

Rhode Island Nurse Aide Registry

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

Rhode Island Department of Health
Office of Health Professionals Regulation

3 Capitol Hill, Room 105, Providence, RI 02908
Phone: (401) 222-5888
Registry Search:

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