BECOME A CNA

40 Hours of Theory

Curriculum is taught in the classroom or online.

20 Hours of Skills

There are 22 skills taught by instructors i.e. foot care, bed bath, catheter, etc.

16 Hours of Clinicals

Clinicals are currently being done at the school as simulated in-house training.

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