As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you will offer patients compassion and patience while assisting them with day-to-day life tasks such as dressing, bathing and feeding. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) enjoy solid job security and frequently work a flexible schedule. Typical work environments include long-term care facilities, hospitals, clinics and in the home.
While in school, you will be instructed on a broad range of subjects, including infection control, communication and interpersonal skills, safety and emergency procedures, personal care skills, psychosocial needs, basic restorative services and skills, basic nursing skills, quality improvement and more. The training is 96 hours and takes four weeks to complete, preparing you to take the Nevada State Board of Nursing exam. Textbook, workbook and one set of scrubs (top and bottom) is included in the tuition. Students will need to purchase white shoes, stethoscope and additional scrubs. Students will also need to pay and complete additional licensing requirements to become certified including complete a fingerprinting/background check, the license application, the clinical skills. A separate refund policy pertains to this course, please reference the catalog.
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