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Can you get CNA liscenced with 2 misdemeanors ( 1 driving while impaired and a Driving while intoxicated) in a 2 year lapse.

Flushing, NY |
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If the DWAI was your first alcohol related riving offense, it is not a misdemeanor. It is a violation (non criminal charge). The DWI would be a misdemeanor.

In my experience, this will not stop you from acquiring your CNA license. Speak to the agency assisting you in being licensed about this. Also, get an alcohol evaluation from a CASAC and follow through with any recommended treatment.

Good luck to you.


Speak with the agency.

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I agree with Mr. Rothstein contact the licensing agency and find out. Best of luck.

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