Red Cross was originally established by Clara Barton in 1881, to address the issue of human care needs and in due course of time In time to come, this human care organization became an internationally recognized body. To further its aim of serving human kind with quality nursing care, CNA training course was started in America.
In America, if any aspiring nursing field aim to attend quality CNA training programs then, Red Cross offered nurse aide training programs can be termed as best programs. American Red Cross has their presence in 36 states including NJ chapter, where they provide qualitative CNA programs.
The usual Red Cross training program contains 114 hours trainings, which include 43 hours lecture, 29 hours lab and 42 hours of practice. Though training program duration is differ among different states. The quality of their training can be termed as very high standard, as compared to similar other CNA training providers.
Prerequisite for the training program includes:
- Minimum 18 years age.
- Student must not possess any communicable disease.
- No felony charges or criminal background within last 7 years
- Applicant must not be pregnant.
- $35 non – refundable screening fee, unless the applicant fail the background check and TB test.
Red Cross NJ chapter programs meets the approval stipulated by state and federal agencies. The completion of training allows a student to sit for Red Cross certification card, which is nationally recognized certificate.
It is also necessary to score plus 80% to get the Red Cross card. The cost of the training comes to around $1000 to $2000 depending upon the state, where Red Cross is offering these programs.
The cost can be anywhere between 1,000 to 2,000 dollars depending on the state and can vary in different cities. Though, Red Cross do not offer any free classes but completion of paid training can accrue annual salary of of$24,000 to $30,000 to Red Cross Certified candidates, when they work in different health care centers.