CNA Course Covers:
-Roles and Responsibilities of the Health Care Team
-Legal Issues for Nursing Staff pertaining to the CNA
-Patient Care: Vital Signs, Bathing, Dressing, Feeding, etc.
-Hands on nursing care to patients, residents, and clients in a variety of health care settings.
So how is it a rewarding career you ask?
Consider the following, you are making a difference in not only the lives of you patients, but also their friends and families. You have the ability to make a significant impact in their life, as you engage and interact most of your time with the patient. Not only that, you are making people’s lives more comfortable. There is never a dull day as it will never be a mundane experience.
Now on to stability. Who does not want that? With our fluctuating economy, job growth, for CNA’s is projected to grow at about 28% much faster than the average for all other occupations through 2016 (US Bureau of Labor). You can expect a stable income and make anywhere from $9.00-$14.00 an hour depending on your location.
This career choice offers infinite opportunities, including: a vast availability of jobs, job growth, and low barrier of entry as training only takes a few weeks.
Now, where can I work as a CNA? Fortunately, you can have your pick as there are several different health care settings. Here are a few examples:
-Home Health Care Agencies
-Assisted Living Facilities
First Nursing Academy is certified by the Virginia Board of Nursing. We even provide job placement once you successfully complete the competency exam. How much easier does it get? Give us a call and speak to our admissions personnel to sign up for the best career decision you can make! We look forward to seeing you in our classroom!
First Nursing Academy
8811 Sudley Rd., Suite 101
Manassas, VA 20110