What is a CNA?

What is a CNA?

A CNA is a Certified Nursing Assistant that assists patients with daily
activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Although
daily duties can vary by employer, this normally includes dressing, bathing,
feeding, and taking vitals of the patients.

What is a GNA?

What is a GNA?

A GNA is a Geriatric Nursing Assistant that assists patients with daily
activities in a nursing home under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
(RN). Although daily duties can vary by employer, this normally includes
dressing, bathing, feeding, and taking vitals of the patients.

What is the difference between CNA and GNA?

What is the difference between CNA and GNA?

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) works in an assisted living facility
or for an agency. A Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) works for a nursing
home. The only difference is the type of employer you can work for. The
skills needed to be a CNA or GNA are the same. You can apply for your
CNA license, once you complete the program. You are eligible for a GNA
license, once you have applied for a CNA license and have passed an additional
state board exam.

What are the steps to get the CNA certification?

What are the steps to get the CNA certification?

  1. Complete It Works CNA/GNA program
  2. Apply for your CNA license with the Maryland Board of Nursing

What are the steps to get the GNA certification?

What are the steps to get the GNA certification?

  1. Complete It Works CNA/GNA Program
  2. Apply for your CNA license with the Maryland Board of Nursing
  3. Schedule your GNA state board exam with It Works
  4. Pass your GNA exam (Additional $105)

How do often do I renew my license?

How do often do I renew my license?

Your license and/or licenses will state the expiration date. You can check
your license on
www.mbon.org.

How do I renew my license?

How do I renew my license?

Your license and/or licenses can be renewed online at
www.mbon.org. It costs $40.00 to renew your license and/or licenses. The cost covers
the CNA and GNA license renewal. If you only have your CNA, it will still
cost $40.00.

Is my license valid in other state?

Is my license valid in other states?

No, our program meets the Maryland Board of Nursing regulations. Once you
completed our program, you applied for your license with the Maryland
Board of Nursing. This means your license is valid only in Maryland. Each
state has their own Board of Nursing.

Where is your school located?

Where is your school located?

We have several locations throughout Maryland. We offer CNA/GNA programs
in Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, and Baltimore Counties. To find
a location near you, please call (410) 881-0684.

How much is your tuition?

How much is your tuition?

The tuition is $1,800 which includes tuition, supplies, clinical fees,
lab fees, graduation, unlimited skills reviews that prepare you for the
GNA exam, and lifetime job assistance.

What’s not covered in tuition?

What’s not covered in tuition?

There are fees are not covered in the tuition of $1,800.

Some students may already have CPR. You may be able to get your drug screen
and PPD free through your health insurance. Check with your health insurance.

American Heart Association BLS Support CPR $60

Drug $35

PPD $25

These fees are not given by It Works Learning Center. These fees are required
through the Maryland Board of Nursing to get your CNA and/or GNA license.

Fingerprints and National Background Check $50

CNA License $20 (Renewals $40)

GNA Exam Fee $105

Do you have payment plans?

Do you have payment plans?

We offer 0% interest payment plan options. These options allow you to take
the class as you make payments. We offer weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly
payment plans. Go to

https://www.itworkslearning.com/cna-gna/baltimore-city/tuition-fees
for more information.

Why doesn’t your school offer financial aid?

Why doesn’t your school offer financial aid?

It Works is not a Title IV school, therefore we do not offer federal financial
aid. We do not have a FAFSA Federal School Code and we do not qualify
for Pell Grants. Even if you previously qualified for financial aid with
another school, you can not use it to pay It Works’ tuition and fees.

Is a High School Diploma required?

Is a High School Diploma required?

We offer a CNA/GNA program every month that doesn’t require a HS
Diploma or GED. However, some of our grant CNA/GNA programs have different
requirements depending on the grant.

Why do you require a Drug, PPD, and CPR?

Why do you require drug testing, PPD screening, and a CPR certification?

Drug, PPD, and CPR is required to go to clinicals. Clinicals is the hands-on
training portion of the CNA/GNA curriculum.

Do you have scholarships or grants?

Do you have scholarships or grants?

We occasionally have CNA/GNA programs that are grant sponsored. This means
that the grant would pay your tuition if selected. Each grant has different
qualifications. Call us at (410) 881-0684 for more information.

Why are the requirements different between the classes you pay for and
grant classes?

Why are the requirements different between the classes you pay for and
grant classes?

If you pay your tuition, then you do not need to meet grant requirements.
If you are seeking a grant to pay your tuition, then you must meet their
qualifications and be selected. Some grants require a clean criminal background.
Other grants must use their funds for residents of particular areas. There
are also grants that require a HS Diploma or GED. For information regarding
upcoming grant programs and their qualifications, please call (410) 881-0684.

What Makes Us Different

  • Lifetime Job Assistance
  • Celebrating 20 Years in Business
  • No High School Diploma Required
  • Licensed by the Maryland Board of Nursing

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