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Certified Nursing Assisting (CNA)

Certified Nursing Assistant
  • a profession which offers challenges and satisfaction
  • a dynamic profession, always progressing with newer concepts, techniques and solutions
  • a creative profession; as nursing is an art, innovative in its interventions for the comfort and welfare of its clients

CNA Student

The Certified Nursing Assistant course trains students in the basic principles of nursing, including the role of the certified nurse assistant on a health care team. Students learn basic anatomy and medical terminology, ethics and communication, and basic procedural skills. Students learn to observe and provide personal care to patients and provide assistance to other health care personnel in hospitals and in extended care and long-term care facilities.

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