CNA Classes in Hawaii
People wanting to become a
certified nurses aide in Hawaii, must agree to have a criminal background check done and pass that check. If there
has ever been accusations of abuse or neglect of patients in another state they will not be permitted to enroll in
a CNA training program. The state does not require the applicant to have a GED or high school diploma, however it
is strongly recommended. There is an age requirement, and that age is eighteen
Department of Commerce and Consumers Affairs is the governing agency over CNA programs in the state of Hawaii.
Programs must have at least seventy (70) hours of clinical training, and thirty (30) hours for coursework
which is done in a classroom setting. For a total of one hundred (100) instructional hours. Of the seventy
(70) hours of clinical training, hours must be allocated as such: thirty (30) hours for practical nursing
instruction, thirty (30) hours of instruction in patient care, and ten (10) hours of teaching restorative
care. Completion of a state approved program will grant the participant the right to take the state
examination to become certified.
Classes consist of the
traditional patient rights, patient hygiene, anatomy, nutrition, patient rights etc.
Admission fees to approved
programs range from $500 to $1800