Nursing: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Award Type: Certificate of AccomplishmentThe nursing assistant program prepares the student to enter the field of health care as a geriatric or acute care nursing assistant. All students who successfully complete the program must pass a written and skills test given by the State of California in order to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. Fees are involved. Additional certifications in home health aid, restorative aide and EKG/Monitor Observer are offered for those with CNA certification.
The graduate of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Nursing: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will:
- Demonstrate clinical skills in varied environments in long term and acute care hospitals.
- Demonstrate theoretical concepts as they apply to patient care.
- Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the Standards of Professionalism for the health care provider.
A total of 12 units is required for the certificate.
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