CNA Programs in Wyoming

CNA Programs in Wyoming

Have you been thinking about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Wyoming, but are wondering what is involved in completing the certification requirements? Wyoming's Department of Health oversees the rules regarding certification of nursing assistants in Wyoming, and you will find everything you need to know described below.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Wyoming

CNAs in Wyoming are going to stay in demand over the next eight years. Overall employment of CNAs in Wyoming is expected to grow by 11.2% from 2018 to 2028. CNAs in Wyoming earn a median salary of $29,014 per year.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Cheyenne520$16.60$34,530
Casper390$15.97$33,210

Requirements to Become a CNA in Wyoming

State-approved CNA training programs in Wyoming should consist of no less than 75 hours of classroom and clinical instruction. During your training, you will learn many essential skills including CPR, basic patient care, effective communications, and maintaining a safe and clean environment.

After completing your CNA program, you must register for and complete the state’s CNA Nurse Aide Certification exam. This test comprises a multiple-choice question section and a practical skills evaluation.

Passing both sections of the CNA exam will place your name on Wyoming's Nurse Aide Registry.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Wyoming

There are many excellent Wyoming nursing schools that offer CNA programs. To help you find one of the best schools in the state, the most popular facilities are listed below:

  1. Carbon County Higher Education Center

    1650 Harshman St, Rawlins, WY 82301 (307) 328-9274
  2. Casper College

    125 College Dr, Casper, WY 82601 (307) 268-2100
  3. Central Wyoming College

    2660 Peck Ave, Riverton, WY 82501 (307) 855-2256
  4. Eastern Wyoming College

    800 S Windriver Dr, Douglas, WY 82633 (307) 624-7000
  5. Eastern Wyoming College

    1016 E Cleveland St, Sundance, WY 82729 (307) 282-0769
  6. Eastern Wyoming College

    116 Casper Ave, Newcastle, WY 82701 (307) 746-3603
  7. Fremont County BOCES

    320 W Main St, Riverton, WY 82501 (307) 856-2028
  8. Health Care Provider Education Center

    1013 Logan Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001 (307) 778-8861
  9. Laramie County Community College

    1400 E College Dr, Cheyenne, WY 82007 (307) 778-5222
  10. Life Care Center of Cheyenne

    1330 Prairie Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82009 (307) 778-8997
  11. Northwest College

    1501 Stampede Ave, Cody, WY 82414 (307) 587-3376
  12. Northwest College

    231 W 6th St, Powell, WY 82435 (307) 754-6000
  13. Sheridan College

    1 E Whitney St, Sheridan, WY 82801 (307) 675-0505
  14. Sheridan College

    1 Whitney Way, Sheridan, WY 82801 (307) 675-0305
  15. Star Valley Medical Center

    901 Adams St, Afton, WY 83110 (307) 885-5800
  16. Western Wyoming Community College

    1013 W Cheyenne Dr, Evanston, WY 82930 (307) 789-3988
  17. Western Wyoming Community College

    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, WY 82901 (307) 382-1600

Wyoming Nurse Aide Registry

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

Wyoming Department of Health
Aging Division - Healthcare Licensing & Surveys

2300 Capitol Ave, Suite 510, Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7601
Fax: (307) 777-3519
Registry Search: https://wybn.boardsofnursing.org/licenselookup/Home/Index

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