Category Archives: CNA Training

Guide to Red Cross CNA Training

Guide to Red Cross CNA Training

If your interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant, you may be able to take advantage of the training provided by the American Red Cross. The Red Cross is typically know for their lifeguard, CPR and first-aid training. Many people, however, are completely unaware that the the Red Cross offers both online and in-class CNAContinue Reading

Different Options for CNA Training

Different Options for CNA Training

With so many options available it can be tricky finding the CNA training program that’s best for you. For example, the American Red Cross offers a fully compliant, comprehensive nursing assistant program; but it’s not available in all areas. In many cases, finding a school or training facility is a the right option for CNAContinue Reading

CNA Training Qualifications and Advancement

CNA Training Qualifications and Advancement

CNA training varies from state to state. The minimum federal requirement for CNA’s to work in a nursing home is 75 hours of training. In most cases a high school diploma or GED is required to work in hospitals and long-term care facilities. Training programs are offered at a number of different facilities. Some ofContinue Reading

Ways to Get Free CNA Training

Ways to Get Free CNA Training

If you want to become a CNA but are worried about the cost of the program you may be able to find a way around this. Although CNA programs tend to be relatively inexpensive, it would be optimal to find training at no cost to you. There are a couple possibilities that can help you.Continue Reading

CNA License Requirements

CNA License Requirements

In order to become a recognized CNA with job opportunities you must first obtain a CNA license. To do this you must complete a minimum of 75 hours in a recognized training facility. Once training is completed you must pass your state exam . Once you complete these requirements you will be placed on theContinue Reading

Skills To Practice For The CNA Test

Skills To Practice For The CNA Test

The skills portion of the CNA exam is set up in a room which closely resembles a nursing environment. You do not need to worry about bringing any equipment, as everything you will need will be provided and set up for you. Each skill that you will be tested on is timed, and you willContinue Reading

CNA Classes Online – Do They Really Exist?

CNA Classes Online – Do They Really Exist?

If your looking to become a CNA you’ve probably already wondered if it’s at all possible to complete your training online. The answer to this question is, yes, you can complete a portion of your training in the online format but you will still be required to complete hands on hours in a facility, supervisedContinue Reading

What is a CNA? Is it the Right Career for Me?

What is a CNA? Is it the Right Career for Me?

A CNA or certified nurses assistant is someone “who cares for physically or mentally ill, injured, disabled, or infirm individuals in hospitals, nursing care facilities, and mental health settings.” -[BLS.gov] In most cases CNA’s care for elderly persons who can no longer care for themselves. “They often help patients to eat, dress, and bathe. TheyContinue Reading