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How to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

HOW TO BECOME A CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT As healthcare support jobs and salaries continue to grow at a very healthy pace, now it is a great time to enter the nursing field as certified nursing assistant. here's how: + Learn About CNA and Nursing Assistant Careers CNAS must have compassion, patience, + above-average communication skills, and appropriate medical training CNAS work at hospitals, nursing homes, and peronal home settings. Take a CNA Training Class Must have at least 75 hours of training A ..... along with a minimum of 16 hours of i hands-on-training Many state require more than the minimum hours Maine California Arizaona 180 hrs 150 hrs 120 hrs Most programs last 1-3 months State-approved programs are recommended Requirements Finger printing and criminal Proof of identity Negative TB test background checks Complete physical to validate a good state of health Proof of vaccinations Pass the state approved test If you fail the test, you have 3 chances to re-test over a 2 Two part test: written and skills demonstration year period. Register with the state You must be registered to work at a " skilled nursing facility" Get employed 3.4 million pepople emplyed in CNA or similar positions Why become a CNA? Demand for CNA is growing. 70% Personal care aides 60% Home health aides 34% Healthcare support / Nursing Support 1,150,000 Growth in projected number of healthcare support jobs from 2014 - 2024 Salary Expectations Median 2014 wages were almost $ 24,190 annually, but some metro areas pay more: Honolulu $ 29,790 Boston $ 30,240 Las Vegas $ 32,610 San Francisco $ 36,900 CNA can be the first step to later salary increases such as: СМА LPN/VN Rn $ 28,860 $ 41,150 $ 65,950 Finding Classes in the US OTT CNA certification classes can be found in many places such as community colleges, vocational schools, the red cross, and in hospitals and nursing homes. Approx. cost of CNA classes $ 800 - $ 2,000 Brought you by: CNA Certification Hub 70000 H000 Ho000 000 H0000 H0000L H000

How to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

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Nursing assistants are medical professionals who are very much in demand and are expected to see an excellent growth in employment, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Certified nu...


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