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Every entry in to CNA classes in Wyoming gives a new student access to one of the best entry level allied health careers in Wyoming. Find out how to choose the right CNA training for you in WY and what you need to do to get your CNA certification in Wyoming. The 5 steps you need to take are detailed for you below!

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How to become a CNA in Wyoming

The Wyoming Board of Nursing is the organization that has all oversight duties for nursing assistants in the state of Wyoming. Any employment within the staterequires completion of the training requirements and getting listed on the Wyoming Certified Nursing Aide Registry. The Wyoming Department of Health through the Office of Healthcare Licensing and Survey handles registry duties for nurse aides in Wyoming.

Step 1 – Meet all the Requirements for CNA Program Entry in Wyoming

Meet every one of the demands for enrollment in to accredited CNA classes in Wyoming that are listed below.

TB skin test
Tdap vaccine
vaccine or proof of immunity for Measles, Mumps and Rubella
Pass background check (fingerprinting)
Contact Wyoming State Board of Nursing if there are any admissions to a drug/alcohol treatment center within 10 years
No age restriction from the state of Wyoming but schools/programs may have a minimum age for enrollment
Show legal status
Have a minimum proficiency in reading/writing English

Step 2 – Register for training with a WY-approved CNA program

All nursing assistant training in Wyoming is regulated by the Wyoming Board of Nursing. Your enrollment in to CNA training courses is very important and you must attend an Wyoming Board of Nursing accredited CNA program to able to get your CNA license in Wyoming.

Approved CNA programs in Wyoming are Mandatory for Certification

See the Wyomig Department of Health Website for updated information about regulations and training in Wyoming. For the most current list of nurse aide programs in the state of Wyoming that are approved see our list below.

The Complete List of Approved Nursing Assistant Programs in Wyoming

Star Valley Medical Ctr 222 E 4th Ave Afton WY

WWCC Outreach-Afton 445 Swift Creek Lane Afton WY

ABC’s of CNA Training 890 US Hwy 20 S Basin WY

Amie Holt Care Center Nurse Aide Training Program 63 North Burritt Ave Buffalo

Casper College 125 College Drive Casper WY

CNA Cares Enterprises Shepherd of the Valley 60 Magnolia Casper WY

NCSD Pathways Innovation Center Health Science Academy 3000 Independence Court Casper WY

Wyoming CNA Services 933 West 14th Street Casper WY

Central High School (LCSD #1) 5500 Education Dr Cheyenne WY

East High School (LCSD #1) 2800 E Pershing Blvd Cheyenne WY

HCP Education Center 1013 Logan Avenue Cheyenne WY

Laramie County Community College 1400 E College Dr Cheyenne WY

Laramie County School District #1 South High School 1213 W Allison Rd Cheyenne WY

Life Care Center of Cheyenne- C.N.A Program 1330 Prairie Ave Cheyenne WY

NWC Outreach – Cody 1501 Stampede Avenue Cody WY

Cowboy State Healthcare Training 1530 Richard St Douglas WY 82633 Douglas WY

EWC Outreach-Douglas Eastern Wyoming College 203 N Sixth Douglas WY

Dubois HS 700 North 1st Street Dubois WY

WWCC Outreach-Evanston 831 Hwy 150 S Evanston WY

Wyoming State Hospital 831 Hwy 150 S Evanston WY

NWCCD Gillette College 3801 College Drive Gillette WY

Pioneer Manor/Campbell Cty Mem Hospital 900 West 8th Street Gillette WY

Mission at Castle Rock CNA Program 1445 Uinta Drive Green River WY

CWC Outreach-Jackson 240 South Glennwood, Suite 124, Rm # 101 Jackson WY

CWC Outreach-Jackson High School 1910 High School Road Jackson WY

South Lincoln Nursing Center 711 Onyx Street Kemmerer WY

Lander Valley HS 350 Baldwin Creek Road, Lander Lander WY

JALH Health Services LLC – Laramie Outreach Laramie Care Center 503 South 15th Laramie WY

Northwest College – Lovell Outreach North Big Horn Hosp Dist 1115 Lane 12 Lovell WY

Eastern Wyoming College – Lusk Campus Niobrara Health & Life 921 S Ballancee Lusk WY

WWCC Outreach-Lyman PO Box 1090 Lyman

WWCC Outreach-Mountain View 129 W 2nd St Mountain View WY

EWC Outreach-Newcastle 1124 Washington Blvd, Newcastle, WY 82701 Newcastle WY

Wind River HS 1994 Cougar Drive Pavillion WY

Sublette Center Nursing Assistant Training Program 333 N Bridger Avenue Pinedale WY

WWCC Outreach-Pinedale 665 N Tyler Pinedale WY

Northwest College 231 West 6th Powell WY

Powell Valley Healthcare 777 Avenue H Powell WY

Carbon Co Higher Education Center – Vocational Core 1650 Harshman St Rawlins WY

Central Wyoming College 2660 Peck Avenue Riverton WY

Riverton-Adult 320 West Main St Riverton WY

Western Wyoming Community College 2500 College Drive Rock Springs WY

Saratoga Care Center CNA Training Program 210 Elm St Saratoga WY

NWCCD OutreachSheridan H.S. 1056 Long Drive Sheridan WY

NWCCD -Sheridan College 1 Whitney Way Sheridan WY

Sheridan Manor 1851 Big Horn AveSheridan WY

Westview Nursing Assitant Program 1990 W. Loucks St Sheridan WY

Wyoming Girls School Nurse Aide Training Program 3500 Big Horn Ave Sheridan WY

Eastern Wyoming College – Sundance Outreach 1016 E Cleveland Sundance WY

Thermopolis HS 415 Springview Thermopolis WY

CWC OutreachThermopolis 150 E Arapahoe Thermopolis WY

Nursing Assistant Teaching Program at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Wellness 1210 Canyon Hills Road Thermopolis WY

Eastern Wyoming College 3200 West C Street Torrington WY

Eastern Wyoming College-Upton Outreach 610 Poplar St Upton WY

Eastern Wyoming CollegeWheatland Outreach Campus 1150 Pine Street Wheatland WY

Platte County Legacy Home 100 19th St Wheatland WY

Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation 1901 Howell Ave Worland WY

Step 3 – Satisfy the state’s training hours requirement

All CNA programs in Wyoming require you to satisfy the state minimum of 16 hours in a hands-on clinical environment, as well as 75 hours in classroom education. Your ability to test for your CNA certification in Wyoming cannot be done without meet these demands.

Step 4 – Pass the NNAAP CNA certification exam

The official CNA certification test given in Wyoming is the NNAAP. The examination asks the test taker to complete a segment consisting of written problems, and a clinical demonstration. PearsonVUE gives the examination to aspiring nursing assistants in Wyoming. Fill out your application at the link above.

All exam candidates have to pay $98 to take the NNAAP. It will also cost $65 to retake the skills examination and $33 to retake the knowledge examination.

Step 5 – Become listed on the WY Certified Nurse Aide Registry

The Wyoming Dept. of Health runs a state wide CNA registry that keeps track of all eligible nurse aides in the state. After you take and pass the NNAAP, PaersonVue will contact the Wyoming Dept. of Health and within a week or two, you will be added to the registry. After that step occurs you can go and look for your first CNA job in Wyoming!

Wyoming State Board of Nursing

130 Hobbs Ave, Ste B, Cheyenne, WY 82002 – (307) 777-7601 / FAX (307) 777-3519

CNA salary and jobs in Wyoming

In Wyoming there is an expected by 14% gain in new CNA jobs. It is a very exciting time in allied health in Wyoming. See all the pay and salary data for nursing assistants across Wyoming below.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$9.64$12.78$18.22
Yearly$20,040 $26,590 $37,900
WyomingHourly$10.47$13.64$18.26
Yearly$21,780 $28,360 $37,970
Northwestern WyomingHourly$12.58$14.07$18.49
Yearly$26,160 $29,270 $38,450
Northeastern WyomingHourly$10.60$13.97$18.87
Yearly$22,050 $29,050 $39,240
Southwestern WyomingHourly$10.85$13.70$17.42
Yearly$22,570 $28,500 $36,240
Cheyenne, WYHourly$10.32$13.50$18.39
Yearly$21,460 $28,080 $38,250
Casper, WYHourly$10.21$13.45$18.85
Yearly$21,240 $27,970 $39,200
Southeastern WyomingHourly$9.94$11.77$15.24
Yearly$20,680 $24,480 $31,700

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