CNA Schools in New Mexico

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CNA Schools in New Mexico offers varieties of training programs to aspiring nursing students that include courses on PCT/CNA/CMA/HHA. The duration of training program in schools is 8 to 10 weeks, which consist of both classroom and clinical hands on training. Practical training in these schools is conducted under the supervision of Registered Nurse having minimum experience of 2 years. The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) has responsibility to regulate accredited nursing program in these schools.

There are both online and campus based training programs offered by various schools. The training programs of these schools must be accredited by the New Mexico Board of Nurse Examiners and/or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. Many schools classes in semester format, which makes it necessary for the new enrolling students to wait for 3-4 months.

The usual fees for these programs range from $400 to $800 depending upon the vocational colleges or online. Some schools include all expenses in their program cost, whereas many schools may require a student to purchase additional material by paying separately and they also charge certification fees separately. CNA Refresher Courses in Mexico usually cost around $100-$200.

Many schools offer scholarships and financial aids to the students, willing to complete CNA training programs. There are also, Human Services and other community agencies, which assist the students to complete their training programs. Many long term care units also have tie up with various schools for providing free training to nurse aides, who are willing to work in their facility after completion of the training.


The completion of training program offers them opportunity to appear for the certification exam and passing of competency evaluation test offer them a chance to work in different hospitals and health care facilities..

The students residing near Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho and Roswell, New Mexico can start their career by working in some of the best hospitals, nursing homes and health care clinics, such as St. Vincent Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and Memorial Medical Center.

CNA Schools in Mexico:

Central New Mexico Community College - Albuquerque
525 Buena Vista Dr. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

Clovis Community College CNA Course
417 Schepps Boulevard, Clovis, NM 88101

Dona Ana Community College - Las Cruces
3400 South Espina Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003

Mesalands Community College Nurse Aide Class - Tucumcari
911 South 10th Street, Tucumcari, NM 88401

Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
525 Buena Vista Dr. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

Eastern New Mexico University Nurse Aide Program - Roswell
52 University Blvd., Roswell, NM 88203

New Mexico State University (NMSU) Nurse Aide Training Program - Alamogordo
2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico88310

New Mexico State University (NMSU) - Carlsbad
1500 University Drive, Carlsbad, NM 88220

New Mexico State University (NMSU) Nurse Assistant Program - Grants
1500 North 3rd Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

The University of New Mexico CNA Training Course - Valencia
280 La Entrada Rd., Los Lunas, NM 87031

University of New Mexico - Gallup
200 College Road, Gallup New Mexico 87301

San Juan College Nurse Aide Program - Farmington
4601 College Boulevard, Farmington, NM 87402

Northen New Mexico College C.N.A. Class - EspaƱola
921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

Northen New Mexico College Nurse Aide Course - El Rito
P.O. Box 160, El Rito, NM 87530

Pima Medical Institute CNA Program
957 South Dobson Rd., Mesa, AZ 85202

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