Certified Nurse Assistant

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Certified Nurse Assistant

The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) role is a vital part of senior living communities. CNAs provide hands-on compassionate care, ensuring the well-being of residents. This role also opens doors to professional growth in healthcare.
Certified Nurse Assistant

Certified Nurse Assistant

Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) provide or assist with basic patient care directed at the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of elderly, disabled, or injured individuals. Under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff, the role of a CNA is extremely essential in long-term care. Compassionate individuals with a deep desire to care for others are needed to fill these positions.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A candidate must be 16 years of age, pass a physical (health) screening and background check, and successfully complete a training program of at least 60 hours of classroom theory hours and 100 clinical hours approved by the California Department of Public Health. Finally, the candidate must pass the Competency Evaluation Examination which tests the candidate’s knowledge and skills related to basic patient care services.
After becoming a Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) you must complete 48 hours of continued education every 2 years:

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