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The 5 mistakes to avoid when starting a CNA School.

Learn the top mistakes that have caused new owners thousands of dollars before even opening their business doors. Presented by: The Secret Cocktail

Welcome to The Secret Cocktail

Our organization was created out of frustration about the lack of mentorship and guidance for those looking to start a CNA/Nurse Aide training program. We help individuals and institutions alike prepare their state application for the nurse aide training program in all 50 states.

We specialize in the following:

  • Curriculum Preparation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Student Handbooks
  • Business Plans
  • State Application Preparation
  • State Inspection Preparation
  • Strategic Planning
  • … And More

What We Offer Products and Services

We will walk you through the rigorous process of starting a CNA/Nurse Aide training program. Click on each tab below to find out more.

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I Need a Business Plan

Let us help you develop a business plan suited for your needs.

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Start a CNA School Seminar

An in-person class to learn how to write your curriculum and more. Check for dates!

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I Need a Project Manager

We can manage the entire project for you from beginning to end so you will have little to no involvement.

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With our industry experience, we are able to deliver excellent service to all our clients. Find out what our clients have to say. [ Click Here ]

The Secret Cocktail Commitment

We are committed to helping our clients learn all the specifics and streamline the overall process of starting a CNA training school/program.

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The 5 mistakes to avoid when starting a CNA School.

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How Georgia Dixon FNP-C Started a Nurse Aide Training Program in Texas.

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