BECOME A CNA

40 Hours of Theory

20 Hours of Skills

16 Hours of Clinicals

WHO BECOMES A CNA:

  • Family members who want to care for their loved ones at home
  • High school students who are interested in the healthcare industry
  • Parents who want to work while their children are in school
  • Those who want to work with injured veterans
  • Those who want to work with people with special needs
  • College students who are pursuing a career in the healthcare industry, but need to work while attending classes

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Communicating with the patient and others on the job
  • Bathing and dressing the patient
  • Helping patients into and out of bed
  • Setting up and storing medical equipment
  • Taking vital signs such as pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration
  • Feeding the patient
  • Changing bed linens
  • Collecting patient specimens and data
  • Answering patient calls and delivering messages