Nursing Assistant – Health Careers Basic Nursing
Nursing Assistant*Health Careers Basic Nursing
Take the first step in your nursing career, become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Use CNA-NursingPrep’s online course to challenge the state exam in these states: Iowa, Florida, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana.* According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the median salary for CNA is $25,090 and the expected growth is 20%.
*This course is open to anyone, however, make sure your state will allow you to challenge the CNA exam.
Will allow individuals to challenge the examination if they have not had the usual training, but believe they can pass both the written and practical skills tests. Note: If an applicant fails to pass the examination in three attempts, the applicant is NOT eligible for reexamination unless the applicant completes an approved training program determined by the state of Iowa.
CNA Job Outlook
Overall employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026. This is faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom population ages, nursing assistants will be needed to assist and care for elderly patients.
Being a CNA offers a high degree of job stability and flexibility. There is currently a great demand for qualified CNAs and this trend is expected to grow. CNAs work in various healthcare settings and are needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in some settings. This can allow you to work a schedule that fits in well with the rest of your life.
Our course allows you to learn what is expected of you as a Nursing Assistant. Once you apply that knowledge and maintain those high standards of care out in the field, you will have both the confidence and the knowledge to advance your nursing career if you choose. This training meets or exceeds the requirements for all 50 states.
A syllabus, Powerpoint presentations, focus outlines, guided assignments, and quizzes are broken down into manageable chunks of information. There is a required reference textbook. The course activities let you know when you are ready for your certification exam. Feel confident on test day!
Our flexible courses allow you to control your own schedule. Go as fast (or as slow) as you wish! Payment plans are available. Know that you are prepared with self-assessment tools including quizzes, exams, and a final exam. You can retake all quizzes and exams until you are confident that you have mastered the material.
About this course
The first half of this course introduces students to the field of healthcare. This course introduces students to concepts that focus on facilitating basic healthcare skills to meet the needs of patients in various healthcare environments. Trends, health acts, and guidelines are also considered. Infection control information and skills; body mechanics; and communication with the healthcare team are presented as part of this course.
The second half of the course introduces students to concepts that focus on providing basic nursing skills to meet the needs of patients in various healthcare environments. The course covers the essential information and procedures that Nursing Assistants need to know and are required to be able to do in the nursing healthcare setting. The physiological, psychosocial, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of patients in various healthcare environments are examined. Acute care, long term care, assisted living, and death and dying are presented as part of this course.
Dugan, Diana. Nursing Assisting: A Foundation In Care Giving, 4th Ed. Hartmann Publishing.
Workbook for Nursing Assisting: A Foundation In Care Giving, 4th Ed. Hartmann Publishing.
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With CNA NursingPrep you will know when you are ready to schedule and take your State exam. The online course includes a cumulative final examination. When you are consistently scoring a 90 or higher on the course final, you will have the knowledge and confidence necessary to successfully pass the State exam. If you do not pass the State exam, there is a money-back guarantee.