Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
We also offer Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) training to health science students. CNAs are health-care professionals that provide hands-on health-care to patients under the supervision of RN (Registered Nurse) as well as LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse).
You can enroll in our state-sanctioned CNA training program, where our tutors will prepare you to pass a state certification exam. Our CNA training program helps students perform all the required tasks by a certified nurse assistant in the clinical field.
We prepare students to perform medical assisting duties under the supervision of a practitioner/physician. CNAs require medical assistance in various tasks such as taking patient's vital signs, giving injections, taking x-rays, preparing examination rooms, helping in minor surgical procedures, and laboratory services.
CNA Program Information
We also offer The certified nurse assistant (CNA) training program is required by the Omnibus Nursing Home Act and Section 198.082, RSMo, 1994.
The CNA training program prepares individuals for employment in a long-term care facility. The program teaches skills in resident care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
The state approved course requires the individual to complete 75 hours of classroom training, 100 hours of on-the-job training and successfully complete a two part final examination. The two part final examination includes a written (or oral) and practicum examination. Some of the topics covered include: basic nursing skills; fire safety; disaster training; resident safety and rights; and social and psychological problems of residents and the methods of caring for the mentally confused residents, such as those with Alzheimer's disease.
Some individuals may be allowed to challenge and take just the final exam (written and practical) without completing the entire course only when the individual meets special circumstances and has approval of the state agency.Apply Now