The LNA program consists of 110 hours of training. Students participate in 50 hours of classroom and lab and 60 hours of clinical where they are actually caring for the residents in their training facility. Learning is achieved through videos, interactive games, hands on participation and minimal class lecturing. There are 4 exams given throughout the course. As part of our creative teaching style, all exams are available on audio CDs for students who prefer to have them read orally.
Classes are held in over 12 facilities throughout New Hampshire. Schedule or Directions.
Our Admissions Office is located in Manchester at 22 Concord Street.
We have three private classrooms in Manchester and one in Concord. All other classrooms are located in the facility where the training is held. All private classrooms are fully equipped with simulated clinical rooms, complete with semi-electric beds, hand-washing facilities, wheelchairs, walkers, lifts and all other supplies necessary to provide a positive, hands on learning environment. Our other training facilities are located throughout Southern NH (Manchester, Concord, Derry, Bedford, Nashua, Goffstown) as well as Laconia, Franklin, Dover and Keene.
LNA Health Careers is approved to operate by the NH Board of Nursing and we are licensed through the Division of Educator Support and Higher Education in NH. We have been in business since 2002 and are proud of our positive reputation in the healthcare community.
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What We Offer Our Students:
- Day, evening and weekend class schedules to fit your busy schedule. We understand that many of our students have other responsibilities such as families, full or part time jobs and other forms of education that they need to work around in order to get their LNA license. We try to offer many different class options to fit all types of schedules.
- Classes held in over 12 convenient locations throughout the state of NH.
- Highly experienced Nurse Instructors. All of our Instructors are NH Board of Nursing approved and are sent through a training program where they must demonstrate their ability to teach effectively. All of our Instructors have had previous experience in long term care prior to teaching, as well as a variety of other Nursing experience that they will share with their students.
- Small class sizes. Classes are limited to 8 students to ensure individual, one on one attention with the Instructor.
- Accelerated class schedules available. You can complete the course in as little as 3 weeks with our full time program!
- There is no additional fee for the State Exam and it is always held within one week upon course completion. We provide our students with same day verbal test results as well.
- An overall course pass rate of 99%
- Tutoring available. At any point during the program should a student desire a tutor, we will provide one for an additional fee. We are here to help you to succeed in reaching your educational goals.
Job placement assistance.
- On the first day of class, we will provide our students a list of facilities that like to hire our new graduates. It includes all of the contact information to help get you started on your job search.
- Jobs Board access. We maintain a JobsBoard on our website that is password protected and exclusive for only our graduates. Many times, employers will contact us looking to hire our graduates and fill their LNA positions. We post those open positions on our JobsBoard for our graduates to pursue.
- Recruitment Presenters. On the last day of class, most classes will have 1-2 employers come in and present employment opportunities with their companies. These presenters are required to be actively hiring in order to come present.
- A fully staffed Admissions Office available to assist you from enrollment through the licensure process.
- CPR (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) available at a discounted rate for all current students and past graduates.
Applications for admission can be submitted online through our website, by mail, fax or in person at our admissions office. Interested candidates must meet the following criteria:
- 16 years of age or older. A High School diploma and/or GED is NOT required for the LNA program.
- A passing grade of 70% or higher on the pre-entrance exam (available with the application)
- Free from any felony convictions. (Misdemeanors and violations will be considered on a case by case basis and must be disclosed on the initial application. We run criminal record checks on all of our students.)
- Individuals whose primary language is not English may be asked to complete further English competency testing in Manchester. This is to ensure your success in the program.
Let us help you begin a rewarding and stable career in healthcare!