CNA Programs in Oklahoma


Unlike many states, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training and certification is not required for everyone who wants to work as a nurses aide in the state of Oklahoma. In fact, it’s only if you want to work in a long term care, Medicaid or Medicare facility that you need to be trained and certified.

Bear in mind, however, that in many cases, you can be reimbursed for training – making it essentially free – and that there are more (and better paying) job opportunities for qualified Certified Nurse Assistants in Oklahoma. Let’s take a closer look at training and certification though, so that you can make informed decisions about what’s best for you.

Approved CNA Training Programs In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is responsible for assessing and approving all CNA training programs in the state. Make sure that the program you choose is approved by the department too – otherwise you may have trouble with certification or with reimbursements.

Where to Find Approved CNA Training Programs In Oklahoma

Government approved certified nurses aide training programs in Oklahoma are offered by schools, colleges and community colleges, and through employer programs in the state (nursing homes and hospitals.)

Evaluation and Certification for a CNA in Oklahoma

Once you have completed your CNA training in Oklahoma, you will need to pass the competency exam. Once you have done that, you can apply to be registered on the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s nurse aide registry. The evaluation does require you to pass two components – theoretical and practical, with a 70% and 80% pass rate respectively.

What Does the CNA Training Course in Oklahoma Cover?

CNA or certified nurses aide programs in Oklahoma are designed to prepare you for employment in the healthcare field. The program covers everything from patient rights to basic nursing, patient hygiene and rehabilitation, as well as many other core competencies. Once you have completed the training, you will be ready to move on to the final step in the process – evaluation and registration, and then you will be able to take any CNA job in Oklahoma.

Reimbursement for Studies Towards a CNA Qualification in Oklahoma

Like many other states, Oklahoma has a program that reimburses qualified Certified Nurse Aides for the cost of their studies, if they find employment before, or within the twelve months after they have completed their studies. Reimbursement may vary from case to case, so make sure you enquire before you begin your training program, or accept an offer of employment.

Oklahoma CNA Salary and Career Prospects

In Oklahoma, as with many other parts of the US, there is a growing demand for CNA’s and other medical staff. Currently, the growth between now and 2016 in the field is expected to be a little over 17%. The current salary average for a CNA in the state is a little under $20,000 per annum, which is below the national average, but still a respectable salary given the minimal study required.

All in all, the CNA field is one with growth potential. It’s one that requires minimal training, and that includes the possibility of free studies. Well worth it, if you’re looking to get into the healthcare field on a shoestring.

Oklahoma Nurse Aide Registry

Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (800) 695-2157 or (405) 271-4085

Oklahoma State Board of Nursing

2915 North Classen St., Suite. 524
OKC, OK 73106
Phone: (405)  962-1800
FAX: (405)  962-1821

Accredited CNA Training Classes & Programs in Oklahoma

Autry Technology – Enid

1201 West Willow Rd., Enid, Oklahoma 73703

Baptist Village of Hugo Nurse Aide Training Program

1200 West Finley Street, Hugo, OK 74743

Blackwell Nursing Home

1315 South 11th Street, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631

Caddo Kiowa Technology Nurse Aide Program – Fort Cobb

North 7th Street and Fast Runner Rd., Fort Cobb, OK 73038

Canadian Valley Technology – Chickasha

1401 West Michigan Ave., Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018

Canadian Valley Technology CNA Class – Mustang

321 North Mustang Rd., Mustang, OK 73064

Canadian Valley Technology Nurse Aide Program – El Reno

6505 East Hwy 66, El Reno, Oklahoma 73036

Cedar Manor, INC. Nursing Assistant Program – Checotah

1001 West Gentry Ave., Checotah, OK 74426

Central Technology Nurse Aide Training – Drumright

3 CT Circle, Drumright, Oklahoma 74030

Chandler Nursing Center

601 West 1st Street, Chandler, OK 74834

Checotah Manor Nurse Aide Class

321 SE 2nd Street, Checotah, Oklahoma 74426

Children’s Center CNA Training Program – Bethany

6800 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008

Chisholm Trail Technology Nursing Assistant Course – Omega

Rt. 1, Box 60, Omega, Oklahoma 73764

Cimarron Nursing Center CNA Training Course – Kingfisher

905 Beall Rd., Kingfisher, OK 73750

Cimarron Nursing Home – Boise City

100 South Ellis Street, Boise City, Oklahoma 73933

Colonial Estates Nurse Aide Training Course – Guthrie

2219 Woodlawn, Guthrie, OK 73044

Colonial Manor II Nursing Assistant Program – Hollis

120 West Versa Street, Hollis, Oklahoma 73550

Colonial Terrace Care Center Nurse Assistant Program – Pryor

1320 NE 1st Pl, Pryor, OK 74362

Corn Heritage Village Nurse Aide Training Program

106 West Adams Street, Corn, Oklahoma 73024

Country Club Care Nursing Home – Duncan

1904 North Hwy 81, Duncan, OK 73533

Coweta Manor Nursing Home CNA Program

703 East South Street, Coweta, Oklahoma 74429

Drumright Nursing Home CNA Class

Pine and Bristow, Drumright, OK 74030

Dunaway Manor Nursing Home CNA Course – Guymon

1401 North Lelia Street, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942

Durant High School Nurse Aide Course

802 West Walnut Street, Durant, OK 74701

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology – Choctaw

4601 North Choctaw Rd., Choctaw, OK 73020

Elmbrook Home Nurse Aide Course – Ardmore

1811 9th NW., Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

Fairfax Manor Nursing Home

701 West Harrison, Fairfax, OK 74637

Four Seasons Nursing Center CNA Program – Durant

1212 Four Seasons Dr., Durant, Oklahoma 73446

Francis Tuttle Technology – Oklahoma City

7301 West Reno Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73127

Full Term CNA Course – Oklahoma City

4001 North Classen Blvd Su 205, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Gold Medallion Health Care Nurse Aide Program – Tulsa

2154 South 85th E Ave., Tulsa, OK 74129

Golden Age Nursing Home of Guthrie CNA Class – Guthrie

419 East Oklahoma, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044

Gordon Cooper Technology – Wewoka

123 South Mekusukey, Wewoka, Oklahoma 74884

Gordon Cooper Technology Nurse Aide Course – Shawnee

One John C Bruton Blvd., Shawnee, OK 74804

Grace College CNA Course – Oklahoma City

4350 Will Rogers Pkwy Su 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73108

Grace Living Center – Stillwater

1215 West 10th St., Stillwater, OK 74074

Grace Living Center Nurse Assistant Program – Mangum

320 Carey, Mangum, Oklahoma 73554

Grace Living Center Nursing Assistant Program – Buffalo

111 Walnut Dr., Buffalo, Oklahoma 73834

Great Plains Technology – Lawton

4500 SW Lee Blvd., Lawton, Oklahoma 73505

Great Plains Technology Nurse Aide Training Course – Frederick

2001 East Gladstone Ave., Frederick, OK 73542

Green Country Technology Nurse Aide Course – Okmulgee

1100 North Loop 56, Okmulgee, OK 74447

Guthrie Job Corp Center Nursing Assistant Course

3106 West University, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044

Harrah Nursing Center CNA Training Course

2400 Whites Meadow Dr., Harrah, OK 73045

High Plains Technology Nurse Aide Training Program – Woodward

3921 34th St., Woodward, Oklahoma 73801

Higher Call Nursing Center – Quapaw

407 Whitebird Ave., Quapaw, OK 74363

Highland Park Manor Nurse Aide Program – Enid

1410 West Willow Rd., Enid, Oklahoma 73702

Hillcrest Manor CNA Program – Blackwell

1210 South 6th St., Blackwell, OK 74631

Indian Capital Technology – Sallisaw

HC 61 Box 12, Sallisaw, OK 74955

Indian Capital Technology Nurse Aide Training – Muskogee

2403 North 41st St E., Muskogee, OK 74403

Indian Capital Technology Nursing Assistant Program – Stilwell

Rt. 4 Box 3320, Stilwell, Oklahoma 74960

Indian Capital Technology Nursing Assistant Program – Tahlequah

1400 South Hensley Dr., Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464

Kiamichi Technology – Atoka

Hwy 3 and 75 West, Atoka, OK 74525

Kiamichi Technology – McAlester

301 Kiamichi Dr., McAlester, OK 74501

Kiamichi Technology – Talihina

Rt 2 Box 1800, Talihina, OK 74571

Kiamichi Technology CNA Course – Poteau

1509 South McKenna Street, Poteau, Oklahoma 74953

Kiamichi Technology Nurse Aide Training Program – Idabel

Rt 3 Box 177, Idabel, Oklahoma 74745

Lakeland Manor Nurse Aide Course – Ardmore

604 Lake Murray Dr., Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

Leedey Nursing Center CNA Training Program

901 Dewey Street, Leedey, OK 73654

Little Bird Nursing Home CNA Class – Weatherford

801 North Washington, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096

Medford Nursing Center

616 South Front Street, Medford, OK 73759

Meeker Nursing Center CNA Training Course

500 North Dawson, Meeker, Oklahoma 74855

Meridian Nursing Home Nurse Aide Course – Comanche

Rt 2 Old Meridian Rd., Comanche, OK 73529

Meridian Technology Nurse Aide Program – Stillwater

1312 South Sangre Rd., Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

Metro Technology – Oklahoma City

4901 South Bryant, Oklahoma City, OK 73115

Metro Technology CNA Course – Oklahoma City

1720 Springlake Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Metro Technology Nursing Assistant Program – Oklahoma City

201 NE 48th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Mid America Technology Nurse Aide Training Program – Wayne

27438 State Hwy 59, Wayne, Oklahoma 73095

Mid-Del Technology Nurse Aide Training Course – Midwest City

1621 Maple Dr., Midwest City, OK 73110

Moore Norman Technology – Oklahoma City

13301 South Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73170

Moore Norman Technology Nurse Aide Training – Norman

4701 12th Ave NW., Norman, Oklahoma 73069

Noble Health Care Center Nurse Aide Training

1501 North 8th Street, Noble, Oklahoma 73068

Norman Veterans Center Nurse Assistant Program

1776 South Robinson, Norman, OK 73071

Northeast Technology – Kansas

450 North Hwy 59, Kansas, OK 74347

Northeast Technology CNA Class – Pryor

6195 West Hwy 20, Pryor, OK 74361

Northeast Technology Nurse Aide Course – Afton

19901 South Hwy 69, Afton, Oklahoma 74331

Northside Nursing Home CNA Class – Sapulpa

102 East Line, Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74067

Northwest Technology – Alva

1801 South 11th Street, Alva, OK 73717

Oklahoma Veterans Center – Talihina

10014 SE 1138th Ave., Talihina, OK 74571

Oklahoma Veterans Center CNA Course – Sulphur

200 East Fairlane, Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

Oklahoma Veterans Center Nurse Assistant Program – Claremore

3001 West Blue Starr Dr., Claremore, Oklahoma 74017

Osage Nursing Home CNA Training Program – Nowata

822 West Osage, Nowata, OK 74018

OSU Nurse Aide Program – Collinsville

900 North Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107

Parkland Manor Nursing Home – Prague

200 West Parkland Ave., Prague, OK 74864

Pauls Valley Health Care Nursing Assistant Program

1413 South Chickasha, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 73075

Pioneer Technology Nurse Aide Program – Ponca City

2101 North Ash, Ponca City, OK 74601

Pontotoc Technology CNA Class – Ada

601 West 33rd Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820

Red River Management Nurse Aide Course – Madill

500 West Lillie Blvd., Madill, OK 73446

Red River Technology – Duncan

3300 West Bois D’Arc, Duncan, Oklahoma 73534

Resthaven Nursing Home CNA Training Course – Cushing

310 North Central, Cushing, OK 74023

Rosewood Terrace Nurse Aide Program – Vinita

1200 West Canadian, Vinita, Oklahoma 74301

Ryan Nursing Home CNA Class

703 Lee Ave., Ryan, OK 73565

Shadow Nursing, Inc. CNA Training Program – Oklahoma City

2405 NW 39th Street, Suite 103, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112

Shattuck Nursing Center CNA Training Course

201 North Alfalfa, Shattuck, OK 73858

Skiatook Nursing Home

318 South Cherry, Skiatook, Oklahoma 74070

Southern Oklahoma Technology Nurse Aide Training Course – Ardmore

2610 Sam Noble Pkwy, Ardmore, OK 73401

Southwest Health Care Training – Oklahoma City

9813 South Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159

Southwest Health Care Training Nursing Assistant Course – Yukon

1129 Cameo Dr., Yukon, OK 73099

Stroud Health Care Center CNA Program – South

721 West Olive, Stroud, Oklahoma 74079

Summit Living Center – Okeene

119 North 6th Street, Okeene, OK 73763

SunBridge Training Center CNA Course – Meeker

500 North Dawson Apt. 3, Meeker, Oklahoma 74855

Sunset Estates of Purcell

915 North 7th Ave., Purcell, OK 73080

Town of Vici Nursing Home Nurse Aide Training Course

619 Speck, Vici, Oklahoma 73859

Treasure Lake Job Corps – Indiahoma

Rt. 1 Box 30, Indiahoma, OK 73552

Tulsa Community College Nursing Assistant Program

909 South Boston Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

Tulsa Job Corps Center Nurse Aide Program

1133 North Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74110

Tulsa Technology CNA Training Course

3420 South Memorial Dr., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145

United Methodist Home of Enid Nurse Aide Course

301 South Oakwood Rd., Enid, OK 73703

Veterans Center Lawton Nurse Assistant Program – Ft. Sill

501 SE Flowermound Rd., Lawton, Oklahoma 73501

Walnut Grove Living Center – McAlester

1001 South George Nigh Exwy, McAlester, OK 74502

Wes Watkins Technology Center Nurse Aide Course – Wetumka

7892 Hwy 9, Wetumka, Oklahoma 74883

Western Technology – Burns Flat

621 Sooner Drive, Burns Flat, OK 74624

Western Technology CNA Class – Sayre

100 NE Hwy 66, Sayre, OK 73662

Western Technology Nurse Aide Course – Hobart

1000 South Bailey Street, Hobart, Oklahoma 73651

Western Technology Nurse Aide Program – Weatherford

2605 East Main, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096

Wilkins Nursing Center CNA Training Program – Duncan

1205 South 4th, Duncan, OK 73533

Wings Health Care Training – Broken Arrow

124 South Elm Pl, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012

Wolfe Living Center at Summit Ridge CNA Course – Harrah

18501 NE 63rd, Harrah, OK 73045

 

 

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