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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Continuing and Professional Studies

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, LPN, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Doctor, Resident, or other supervisory staff as designated by the health care facility, or supervisor. A CNA provides assistance to patients with daily living tasks and works 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.
New York State approved 130-hour program provides both classroom instruction and a clinical internship. Course work includes Anatomy and Physiology, Basic Life Support (CPR card included) and Fundamentals of Patient Care. Last two weeks of class, students are assigned to clinical externships.
Prerequisites: High School diploma, GED, or HSE; CNA orientation; assessment test.
Books, Medical Exam, Uniform and test fee are not included in tuition.

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