If you are interested to obtain CNA Certification Hawaii for legal working permission in the health care field, you are required to completed state and federal approved training program and pass the state Certification test.
HI CNA Certification Program
In Hawaii the responsibility to develop and regulate HI CNA Certification Program lies with the Medicaid Agency. The agency also has the responsibility to oversee, if NATP is well qualified to certify a student to work legally in different health care facilities. Once the candidate receives the certification, Office of Heath Care Assurance, a State survey agency has the responsibility to find, if the OBRA-87 mandated provisions have been implement by Medicaid Agency during certification or not.
The HI CNA program has duration of total 100 hours, consisting of 30 hours classroom course work and 70 hours clinical hands-on training. The curriculum for the training includes all relevant subjects that are essential for providing quality, safe and competent nursing care to patients, society and public health.
The clinical training consist of practicing 30 hours basic nursing skills, 30 hours personal care skills and 10 hours basic restorative services.
Once the training program is completed, a student is allowed to sit for the Hawaii CNA Certification test for earning Certification and to get listing with HI Nurse Aide Registry.
In the state of Hawaii American Red Cross HI chapter has been duly authorized by Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Licensing Division to develop tests, schedule test dates, administer certification test in various locations, process application for the exam and provide scoring and mail test result to the testing candidates.
The Red Cross offered test consist of two components, Written Test and Skill Test. Both tests can be completed within 5 ½ hours.
The passing both Written and Skill test awards CNA Certification Hawaii and registration with HI Nurse