CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) provide basic care to patients and residents in medical settings. They can be employed in hospitals; however, most work in nursing homes or long-term care facilities and for home healthcare agencies.
Certified Nursing Assistants will:
- Assist with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, using the toilet and walking
- Assist with feeding and serving meals
- Lift and move patients into and out of bed or chairs
- Maintain accurate records
Course Length and Wage Potential
• A minimum of 80 hours, that includes 37.5 hours of clinical practice.
• Exam for certification with National Nurse Aide Assessment Program.
Average wage*: $10.32 - $16.76 per hour
*Within the WATCH program’s 11-County Service Region. *Source:CPWDC, www.cpwdc.org