About Me

Hello everyone, my name is Helen Conner and I'm a Certified Nurses Assistant. And I'd like to welcome you to my web site, CNA Training. I always had a dream of working in the health care industry, but knew it would be difficult due to financial and time constraints. But there is a way to make your healthcare provider dreams come true -- become a certified nurses assistant! On this site I'll be giving you advice and writing articles about the many different facets of this exciting and rewarding industry. I hope you'll read some articles and and inform yourself before taking the next step towards your new career. Good luck!

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CNA Training Programs.

A certified nursing assistant or CNA is a very important member of the healthcare industry who looks after patients. In fact, they are known as the eyes and ears of the healthcare industry. They are given the important responsibility of collecting information regarding the patient’s health and also monitoring their condition at regular intervals in order to report any irregularities that they may find in the patients condition.

But in order to perform all the above functions and more, a CNA applicant will have to be adequately qualified. As per the regulations set by many state associations, in order to work as a nursing assistant, one needs to be certified. CNA applicants can opt for a short-term certification course that will allow them to work as a nursing assistant under the guidance of a nurse.

One benefit of the CNA training program is that it does not require one to pursue a lengthy academic course. One just needs to attend classes for three weeks before appearing for the CNA certification test. Also to be taken is training on the practical aspects of the CNA certification. The practical aspects are tested in the field, whereas the concepts are put to test in the exam paper.

There are a number of educational institutes who are conducting such CNA training programs. Some are giving classroom training whereas some others are appearing online. These institutions conduct classes which are relayed to the students through the internet and to their homes. The quality of education provided by both the classroom training and the online training is the same, but in the latter one can study at their own convenience and get one’s doubts addressed by the faculty through chats or message boards.