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Certified Nursing Assistant

At a Glance

Income:

($34,320 - $39,940)


Cluster:

Therapeutic Services


Class of Occupation:

- Social



Description

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) work under the supervision of Registered Nurses (RN) and Physicians and handle many facets of patient care. CNAs help patients with basic functions such as eat, bathing and getting dressed. They may also answer calls for help, deliver messages, serve meals, make beds, and tidy up rooms. CNAs may assist Nurses by taking a patient's temperature, pulse, respiration rate, or blood pressure, as well as setting up equipment, storing and moving supplies, and assisting with some procedures. CNAs may also observe a patients condition and report any change to the nursing or medical staff. The position of CNA can also be an entry point into a future career as a RN. The job outlook for this career is good, based on the growing aging population.



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Education Info


Campus(es):

- JobTrain


Time to Completion:

1 semester(s)


Type of Program:

Certificate



Learn how to get started.

Getting Started


Prerequisite course listing:

No prerequisites required.


Application Required:

JobTrain Orientation and WONDERLIC assessment. For more information, see Professional Health Care Worker at jobtrainworks.org


Additional Information:

Please contact JobTrain at (650) 330-6429 for further details.


Program Website:

http://www.jobtrainworks.org/clients/adult-services/vocational-training/

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