UMA Programs / Clearwater Campus / Nursing Assistant

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where can I find UMA nursing assistant training in the Tampa Bay area?

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UMA offers nursing assistant training at our campus in downtown Clearwater, located at 1255 Cleveland Street. Contact us now to schedule a tour.UMA

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What should I look for in top schools for nursing assistant training?

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Different people have different ideas of what makes a top school. To us, top schools that offer nursing assistant programs should provide personal assistance every step of the way with services like one-on-one and group tutoring. Top schools that offer nursing assistant training should also provide career services such as job search assistance.

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Where can I find more info about being a nursing assistant?

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You can read more about being a nursing assistant at InHealthcareToday.com, a blog presented by UMA:

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Do I need to become a CNA to work as a nursing assistant?

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Yes. Passing the CNA exam is required for employment as a nursing assistant.

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Does UMA offer any other programs that are similar to nursing assistant?

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If you’re interested in patient interaction and helping to provide healthcare services, there are two other UMA programs you might consider: Patient Care Technician and Medical Assistant. Contact UMA today if you’d like help deciding which program may be the best fit for you.

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Is there a difference between nursing assistant schools?

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Absolutely. While the basic training may be similar between schools that offer nursing assistant programs, UMA is pleased to offer an extensive list of student services, all included in our competitively priced tuition.1 UMA is a school that offers a nursing assistant training program which includes one-on-one tutoring, on-the-job training (unpaid), help with writing your resume, job interview coaching and job search assistance. 1. According to research conducted by UMA comparing a variety of career schools with similar programs.

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How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) make?

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You can find salary ranges by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. The salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant depends on the answers to several questions including where you live and work, your experience and other related factors.