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can i become a cna with hep c,and a record from 1987
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A diagnosis of HCV shouldn’t prevent you from becoming a CNA. There are many nurses and doctors that are HCV positive and continue to practice their professions in spite of this. Good luck-

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What do you mean by "a record"?  Many states require background checks these days for persons who work in health-related service jobs.  But otherwise I agree with Bill, your HCV status will not affect your work in the health care industry.

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BACK IN 1987-89 MY BOYFRIEND WAS ARRESTED AT MY HOME FOR DRUG POSS, I WAS ALSO FOR BEING THERE,GOT PROBATION,NO JAIL, AND NOTHING SINCE 1989.CLEAN AS A WHISTLE....IS THERE ANY HOPE I CAN STILL WORK AS A CNA.....
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i would think so.. cause its been over 20 years
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Agree with puppiepaws, it was a long time ago, not a felony, hopefully it will be no problem.  Certainly worth applying for the position.  Good luck to you!

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Was it a felony or a misdemeanor?
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i was put on probation in 1987 for 3 years,suspended sentence,after that my lawyer had it closed ,no finding, no jail,and since then no problems, maybe a speeding ticket..
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You should be fine.. iam starting cna in 2 weeks and i wanna become a RN yet to come eventually.. Dont let this nasty litte demon we have hold u back.. Keep trucking with ur head up...
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