Safety Keeper Career Training institute: Our Nursing Assistant course is perfect for busy adults, and it designs to convey our students into the workforce quickly. The Nursing Assistant program can be completed in a short period of time.
What is a Certified Nursing Assistant? A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, or other supervisory staff as designated by the health care facility. A CNA provides assistance to patients with daily living tasks and work closely with patients. A CNA is responsible for basic care services such as bed making, grooming and vital signs. A CNA may also assist doctors and nurses with medical-procedures.
Why become a Certified Nursing Assistant? A certified nursing assistant job is a great entry point for a nursing career. CNAs give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses, doctors, and other medical staff. Since the nursing assistants have extensive daily contact with each patient, they are the key to providing vital information on the patients' conditions to the nurse and doctor.
How long is the Course? Here at Safety Keeper Career Training Institute you can complete your nursing assistant training in a very short period of time which is about 6- weeks for a total of 120 hours include 40hours externship at a nursing home.
Classroom instruction: all the guide lines provided by the State of Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance and Florida Department of Education the Commision for Independent Education Curriculum.
What do I learn overall? Our nursing assistant program generally includes basic nursing skills, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and infection control. Students also gain plenty of hands-on-experience during lab and clinical activities. During the Nursing Assistant course, you will be involved in learning textbook materials as well as hands on training. The textbook materials cover all the terminology and information you need to lay a solid foundation to build on. This information will also cover items that are expected to be found on the Certified Nursing Assistant exam. You will also learn ways to improve your communication skills.
What Can I Expect During Training?
You should expect to do a lot of reading, and take many quizzes to test your new knowledge. You should know that 100% of your attendance is very critical to your success in the NA program.
What happens after my training is completed?
Your instructor or the school admission will assist you with applying and scheduling for the State Competency exam. The certifying State exam is administered by Prometric. Prometric is an independent testing organization authorized by the State of Florida Board of Nursing to Administer the CNA exam. The exam is given in two parts. The first part is a multiple-choice exam. The second part is a practical exam, where you will have to show the evaluator your knowledge of skills learned. *There is a separate charge for this exam, which is paid to the State, not to the School*.
Where Can I work as a CNA? CNAs are found at: nursing homes, home health care agencies, private homes, assisted living facilities, hospices, mental health facilities, day care centers and schools, just to name a few.
A CNA can earn any where between $10-$17.00 an hour. It depends on the location and employer.
Job prospects for nursing assistants looks very good for the near future. There is an expected 21%-35% growth in the job market over the next decade. This exceptional growth is attributed to the rapidly growing older population that will demand more emphasis on rehabilitation and long term care. As a result, a major employer in this sector will be nursing homes and long term care facilities for people with chronic illnesses and disabling conditions. Replacing current employees will be the major source of openings for nursing assistants
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