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CNA Classes & Training in Pomona, CA

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a medical professional trained to assist patients with their basic needs. CNAs work under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN). CNAs have a high level of patient contact, but also assist in record-keeping and other clerical tasks. ...

What Is the Differences Between a CNA, an LPN, an RN and a NP?

If you are considering becoming a CNA, you may find yourself confused by the acronyms that define the different levels of nursing care providers: CNA, LPN, RN, and NP. Each of these acronyms represents a group of health care providers. So what’s the difference between ...

A Day in the Life of a CNA

The work you will perform day to day as a CNA will largely depend on the healthcare setting you’ve chosen to work in.  One of the great benefits of working as a CNA is that you have countless choices available to you in this profession.  Hospitals and nursing homes never ...

Jobs as a CNA

Finding a job as a Certified Nursing Assistant is getting easier by the day, as the United States Department of Labor has predicted that nursing jobs as a CNA will proceed to grow at a quick rate up to and through the year 2016. Jobs in the CNA nursing field ...

Free CNA Training available through State Nursing Boards

All 50 states have a State Board of Nursing responsible for overseeing the nurses and the nursing career within that state. Most of the times, if someone wishes to work as a registered nurse, a licensed practical nurse or a certified nursing assistant, they are required to register and keep ...

CNA Training and Classes in Maine

Looking For CNA Training And Classes In Maine ? To obtain a CNA certification in Maine you have to complete a competency evaluation exam and a 180-hour state approved CNA training course. You must be willing to spend at least 20 hours on clinical work and 90 hours on classroom learning ...

Pennsylvania CNA Requirements

Certified nursing assistants help take care of patients that are sick, elderly, or disabled.  A certified nursing assistant works directly under a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse in a hospital, clinic, or nursing home setting.  Pennsylvania wants all nursing assistants to receive specific CNA training before the state ...

CNA Requirements

Certified nursing Assistants perform basic nursing care in hospitals, nursing homes or private homes. Requirements for certified nursing assistants vary from state to state, individuals facilities may offer paid training or certification as part of the bonus package.  Certified nursing assistants are also known as geriatric aides, nursing aides, or ...

How to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified nursing assistants apply direct care to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, home care, clinics and mental health facilities.  Certified nursing assistants are, also, known as nursing aides, nursing assistants, home health aides, patient care technicians, and orderlies.  Working under the direction of a Registered Nurse, or Licensed ...

How to Become a Cerified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

First let's define what a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is. A CNA is trained to assist patients with activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing and personal hygiene. Nursing Assistance work under fully qualified nurses such as Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses. CNA's are ...

Qualifications of a Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified nursing assistants are nurses that provide hands on care for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, private homes, Doctor’s offices and other facilities.   They work under a registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), or physician (Dr.).   Certified nursing assistants are a valuable worker and an important part of the nursing team. Characteristics of a CNA Certified nursing ...

CNA Salary Information

Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNAs, are the medical professionals who are responsible for giving patients basic healthcare. CNAs are directly supervised by Licensed Practical Nurses, LPNs, or Registered Nurses, RNs. The main duties of a CNA are bathing, feeding, moving, grooming, and changing the clothing and dressing of a patient. Pay ...

CNA Online Training

Having a career in the healthcare field can be challenging and rewarding. However, helping others when they can’t help themselves, despite the challenges, is something you can be proud of. That is why many people who are compassionate by nature, are drawn to the career of ...

Nursing: Going From a CNA to an LPN

Because a CNA, or Certified Nursing Assistant, is considered an entry level position in the nursing field, becoming and LPN, or Licensed Practical Nurse is the next rung on the nursing ladder. Both work under doctors and registered nurses. The following will tell you about the advantages of ...

Careers as a Certified Nursing Assistant

If you are interested in working in the medical profession but don’t want to spend the years and money it takes to become a doctor, consider becoming a nurse. To start, you will need training as a certified nursing assistant, or CNA. This is basically an entry level nurse; and ...