What do Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) do?
As a licensed CNA you work directly with patients. This includes assisting with activities of daily living such as feeding, dressing and bathing. You are also expected to not only provide physical support but also emotional support. A successful CNA is one who is empathetic and has a caring nature.
Where can a licensed CNA work?
Being a CNA provides flexibility in where one can work. With the ever growing need for CNAs, they can be employed at:
Assisted Living Facilities
Home Health Care Agencies
Urgent Care Centers
How soon do students typically find employment after completion?
Many of our students find an employer within weeks of completion. The job outlook growth percentage is 21%, in comparison to the average growth percentage of all occupations which is 11%.
What does the course entail?
The course is a total of 6 weeks. The first 5 are in a classroom setting, whereas the last week is a clinical week that takes place outside of the classroom and at an affiliated nursing home facility. Once the course is complete, the graduated student must successfully pass a Pearson Vue CNA Certification Exam.