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Nurse Assistant

BUILD A REWARDING MEDICAL CAREER WHILE HELPING OTHERS

CNAs are compassionate people who love helping and supporting their patients through difficult and sometimes painful procedures. CNAs must be team players, serving as liaisons between other medical professionals and their patients. This often involves recording and conveying important information concerning the condition of those under their care.

CNAs are found in nearly every healthcare field, serving in hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and hospices. They help patients with daily activities, maintaining patient hygiene and serving a vital role in the healthcare team.

Once you have completed the Nurse Assistant training program, you will be prepared to sit for the National licensure exam. You must pass the National Certification exam to be certified by the State of California Department of Public Health after meeting specific requirements.

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    WHAT DOES A CNA DO?

    Certified Nurse Assistants are a very important part of the healthcare industry. They provide basic care for patients in hospitals, nursing care facilities, rehabilitation centers, home healthcare facilities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities for the elderly, and long-term care facilities, and nursing homes.

    CNAs are usually physically active and may need to help lift or move patients, bathe them, dress them, or even feed them.

    Nursing assistants must pass their state’s competency exam to become certified, after completing the state-approved program here at NIU College.

    Certified Nurse Assistants perform a variety of duties which include but are not limited to:
    • Clean and bathe patients or residents
    • Transfer patients between beds and wheelchair, turn, and reposition them
    • Listen to and record patients’ health concerns and report that information to nurses
    • Recording observations in a patient chart, as part of his or her ongoing medical record
    • Measure patients’ vital signs, such as blood pressure and temperature
    • Help patients get dressed
    • Serve meals and help patients eat
    • Help patients to move around the facility, by doing such tasks as pushing wheel-chairs
    • Clean equipment and facilities
    • Change linens
    Certified Nurse Assistant Program NIU College

    PROGRAM QUICK FACTS (SUMMARY)

    Program Duration4 Weeks
    Externship DurationIncluded
    Program Tuition and Cost$2,301.00
    Required National TestingYes
    Certification AwardedCertificate of Completion from NIU College, and upon passing of the State certification exam, Certificate by California Department of Health as Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

    COURSES YOU WOULD TAKE FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Module 1Introduction
    Module 2Patient’s Rights
    Module 3Interpersonal Skills
    Module 4Prevention Management
    Module 5Body Mechanics
    Module 6Medical & surgical Asepsis
    Module 7Weights & Measures
    Module 8Patient Care Skills
    Module 9Patient Care Procedures
    Module 10Vital Signs
    Module 11Nutrition
    Module 12Emergency Procedures
    Module 13Long-Term Care Patient
    Module 14Rehabilitative Nursing
    Module 15Observation & Charting
    Module 16Death & Dying

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