CNA Programs in Wyoming


You may have noticed that there are plenty of job offers for certified nurses aides in Wyoming. That’s because this is one of the fastest growing demand areas in healthcare – not just in Wyoming, but throughout the US.

Before you rush out to sign up for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) classes, however, there are a few things you need to know about becoming a nurses aide in Wyoming.

State Approval for CNA Training Programs in Wyoming

Like most states, Wyoming requires that Certified Nursing Assistant training programs meet a few minimum requirements in terms of content and curriculum. In order to ensure that they do, the Wyoming Department of Health Office of Health Care Licensing and Surveys is tasked with assessing and approving all nurses aide training programs in the state.

Unless the program you choose is state approved, you cannot become a certified nurses aide in the state of Wyoming, so make sure that’s the first question you ask about any course.

What Do State Approved CNA Training Programs In Wyoming Teach You?

The course structure and syllabus for state approved CNA training schools in Wyoming is designed to teach you everything you need to know to work as a nurses aide anywhere in the state.

Programs are offered by colleges, high schools, nursing homes and private training institutions in the state, and you’re free to choose any one that’s convenient for you – as long as it has the Wyoming Health Department’s stamp of approval!

There’s also a program in the state that offers reimbursement for CNA training, in accordance with federal law. That means that if you already have a job offer to become a CNA in Wyoming, or you find a job within a year of training, you may be able to study for free.

CNA Certification in Wyoming

As with most other states, CNA training in Wyoming is only the first step in becoming a licensed nurses aide in the state. Even after you complete an accredited training program, you still need to pass the NNAAP competency test, before you can register.

The NNAAP or National Nurses Aide Assessment Program is an exam in two parts, that tests your practical and theoretical skill and knowledge, and once you’ve passed it, you can apply for inclusion on the Wyoming CNA Registry, and for any state or private CNA jobs in Wyoming.

Prospects and Salary for a Wyoming CNA

There’s expected to be more than 22% increase in the demand for trained and certified nurse assistants in Wyoming between now and 2016, which makes this a career choice with plenty of scope.

Average salaries for Certified Nursing Assistants in Wyoming are also very respectable, given the limited training required, and you can expect to earn an average of around $26,000 per year, depending on your skill level, and where you find a job.

Many CNA’s also find that they can use their certification as a springboard into other areas of healthcare, whether they choose the clinical side of things, and become a RN, or whether they opt for a management or administration career.

Wyoming Nurse Aide Registery and Wyoming State Board of Nursing
2020 Carey Avenue, Suite 110, Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone (307) 777-7601
License Verification: (877) 626-2681

Accredited CNA Training Classes & Programs in Wyoming:

Albany County School District #1 – Laramie

1948 Grand Ave., Laramie, WY 82070

Carbon County Higher Education Center Vocational School CNA Program – Rawlins

812 East Murray, Rawlins, WY 82301

Casper College Nurse Assistant Program

125 College Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82601

Castle Rock Nursing Home CNA Training Program – Green River

1445 Uinta Dr., Green River, WY 82935

Central High School – Cheyenne

5500 Education Dr., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009

Central Wyoming College Nursing Assistant Course – Riverton

2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, WY 82501

Central Wyoming College Outreach Jackson

625 East Broadway, Jackson, Wyoming 83001

Central Wyoming College Outreach CNA Class Jackson High School

2660 Peck Ave., Riverton, WY 82501

CNA Cares Enterprises – Evansville

13770 East Meadow Lane. Evansville WY 82636

CNA Training Center – Cheyenne

3100 Henderson Dr., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001

College of America Nurse Aide Training Course – Cheyenne

6101 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009

East High School Nursing Aide Class Cheyenne

2800 East Pershing Blvd., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001

Eastern Wyoming College CNA Training Program – Torrington

3200 West C Street, Torrington, WY 82240

Eastern Wyoming College Outreach CNA Training Course Douglas Care Center

125 Frontier Dr., Douglas, Wyoming 82633

Fremont County School District Outreach – Riverton

320 West Main Street, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

Fremont County School District Outreach Nurse Aide Course Dubois

P.O. Box 372, Dubois, WY 82514

Fremont County School District Outreach Nurse Assistant Program – Shoshoni

123 West 3rd Floor, Shoshoni, WY 82649

Health Education Services CNA Course – Lander

40 Sunshine Dr., Lander, WY 82520

Laramie County Community College Nurse Aide Program – Laramie

710 Garfleid, Room 209, Laramie, WY 82070

Laramie County Community College Nurse Assistant Program – Cheyenne

1400 East College Dr., Cheyenne, WY 82007

Northen Wyoming Community College CNA Class – Powell

231 West 6th, Powell, WY 82435

Northen Wyoming Community College Outreach CNA Program – Basin, Worland

890 Hwy. 20 South, Basin, WY 82410

Northern Wyoming Community College District – Sheridan College

3059 Coffeen Ave, Whitney Bldg., Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Northern Wyoming Community College District – Sheridan College Outreach

101 Aspen Dr., Buffalo, Wyoming 82834

Northern Wyoming Community College District Outreach – Sheridan High School

1056 Long Dr., Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Northern Wyoming Community College District Outreach Buffalo High School

29891 Old Hwy. 87, Buffalo, WY 82834

Pathfinder High School Nurse Aide Course – Lander

P.O. Box 1259, Lander, Wyoming 82520

Pioneer Manor Nurse Aide Program – Gillette

900 West 8th Street, Gillette, Wyoming 82717

Poplar Living Center Casper

4305 South Poplar Street, Casper, WY 82601

Powell Valley Hospital Nurse Aide Training Program – Powell

777 Avenue H, Powell, Wyoming 82435

Sage View Care Center Nursing Assistant Program – Rock Springs

1325 Sage Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901

Sheridan Manor Nurse Aide Program

1851 Big Horn Ave., Sheridan, WY 82801

Snyder’s CNA Class, LLC. – Thermopolis

P.O. Box 844, Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443

Valley View Health Care Center CNA Course – Saratoga

207 East Holly Ave., Saratoga, WY 82331

West Park Hospital LTC. Nursing Assistant Course – Cody

707 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY 82414

Western Wyoming Community College Nurse Aide Course – Rock Springs

2500 College Dr., Rock Springs, WY 82901

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach – Lyman

P.O. Box 1090, Lyman, Wyoming 82937

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach – Pinedale

P.O. Box 977, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach Afton

222 East 4th Ave., Afton, Wyoming 83110

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach Evanston

831 Hwy 150 South, Evanston, Wyoming 82930

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach CNA Program – Mountain View

129 West 2nd Street, Mountain View, WY 82939

Western Wyoming Community College Outreach Nurse Aide Training Program Kemmerer

711 Onyx Street, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101

Weston County Health Services – Newcastle

1124 Washington Blvd., Newcastle, Wyoming 82701

Wind River High School Nurse Aide Course – Riverton

1994 Cougar Dr., Riverton, Wyoming 82523

Worland Healthcare Nurse Aide Training Program

1901 Howell, Worland, Wyoming 82401

Wyoming Indian High School CNA Training Course – Pavillion

320 West Main Street, Pavillion, WY 82523

Wyoming State Training School Nurse Aide Course Lander

8204 WY Hwy 789, Lander, Wyoming 82520

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