Certified Nursing Assistant

Workforce training

Nursing assistants work in a variety of different health care settings. These include hospitals, physicians' offices, home health agencies, nursing homes, private homes, and mental health institutions. C.N.A.'s work under the direction and supervision of registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and other medical staff.

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) provide intimate, hands-on healthcare to patients in healthcare facilities and home health, helping with bathing, dressing and the basic activities of life. A day in the life of a CNA might also include: Turning or repositioning bedridden patients, taking patients' temperature, blood pressure and other vital signs, answering patient calls, documenting patients' health issues, reporting to nurses, feeding patients, measuring and recording their food and liquid intake, cleaning rooms and bed linens, helping with medical procedures, and dressing wounds.


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10-Week program meeting twice a week from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. A 16-hour clinical is required for completion of the program.

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  • On-Site Classes
    Summer 2022 Intensive II Semester
    Register by July 1st
    First day of classes July 6th
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