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CNA COURSE

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the types of long-term care facilities and healthcare settings 

  • Understand the chain of command and identify the different members of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Identify and understand the responsibilities of the Registered Nurse, License Vocational Nurse, and Certified Nursing Assistant in various settings. 

  • Understand and explain the nurse aide scope of practice.

  • Describe legal and ethical behavior and explain resident rights.

  • Engage in proper infection control procedures. 

  • Demonstrate basic care skills and patient care procedures.

  • Identify medical emergencies and how to respond effectively.

Requirements

  • Almost anyone can become a CNA if they meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 17 years of age

  • Have a valid government-issued identification card and social security card

  • Have a GED or high school diploma (transcript will suffice)

  • Complete and pass a background check

  • Have a negative PPD/TB skin test within the last one year

  • COVID/FLU vaccine or declination

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