How do I enroll in the Nurse Aide course offered in partnership with The American Red Cross?

Those interested in enrolling in the Nurse Aide course to train to be a CNA (certified nursing assistant) should call or text Betsy Palewicz at (703) 955-1811. Students also can start the enrollment process by filling out the Request An Appointment form below. You can learn more about the Nurse Assistant training (a blended course that includes on-line and on-site training) during your scheduled meeting.

During the pandemic, be assured that all training is done in full compliance with CDC recommendations for social distancing. Masks are required at all times at Moon River Nursing Careers, including when prospective students come for an interview. The safety of all our students is a priority.

Interest-free payment plans

Students can pay privately or can apply for federal funding.

Requirements to enroll in our Training Programs

  1. Students need to be at least 16 years of age.
  2. Two forms of identification, including social security card and a government issued photo identification.
  3. Attendance at a Moon River Nursing Careers information session to complete the Registration form, review immunization records. Applicants also receive the physical exam form and other paperwork necessary for enrollment.
  4. To reserve a seat in the class, students must make a deposit at the time of registration. We accept payments by check or credit card.

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