Nursing Assistant (CNA)
What are the duties of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?
A CNA provide cares for patients that might include assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing and feeding. In addition, certified nursing assistants provide vital support to the nurses and doctors with which the work.
Why should I choose this career?
As the aging population grows, so does the need for healthcare support personnel such as CNAs. Therefore, choosing a career as a certified nursing assistant is a great introduction to an in-demand job in health care.
Where can I work as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?
CNAs work in a variety of healthcare settings in the state of Florida. Hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, Alzheimer’s units, and home health environments, just to name a few.
How can I apply for this class?
- In Person- Schedule an appointment during business hours with admission
- Online- Visit Http://Southwesternvocational.Com/Classes/Enroll-Now/
- Telephone- Call 239-214-0717 For Details
- $350.00; includes tuition, supplies and materials. (STATE EXAM FEE OF $158.25 NOT INCLUDED)
- No tuition financing or payment plan available for this class.
- All fees must be paid the first day of class.
- Day class: Monday-Friday 8am to 3:00pm = 1 week
- Evening class: Monday-Thursday 5pm to 9:00pm= 2 weeks
What will I learn from this class?
The student will learn purposes and functions of long-term care facilities, Communication with patient and healthcare team respecting resident rights, employability skills, legal and ethical responsibilities, infection control, emergencies and accident prevention, fire safety and disaster preparedness, promoting resident’s independence, organization, observation and charting, and personal care needs.
A CNA may advance to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) positions by continuing their education. Also, CNAs may receive credit transfer towards other career training such as Patient care technician and more.
There is a state exam required for this program. The exam is administered by Florida Board of Nursing at our Cape Coral location. To be eligible to take the exam, Students must complete this program and learn all the required skills according to Florida regulations, submit an State exam application and successfully pass the level 2 background check. Continuing education hours are required every year to maintain certification. The licensed and certification requirement is varied by state.
To register for this class, please call our main office at 239-214-0717 and speak with admission today.
Notice: This is a preparation class to help you obtain your CNA license. Students who complete this class with us can take their State exam at our site.