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10410 Kensington Pkwy Suite 100B, Kensington. MD | 4061 Powder Mill Rd. Suite 700. Room 27 Beltsville. MD 20705

CNA Training

CNA Training

This course covers basic nursing skills including taking vital signs, assuring patients’ safety, and caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Those wishing to be employed as Geriatric Nursing Assistants can complete this Certified Nursing Assistant course and then apply for the Certified Nursing Assistant licensing examination. Our classes consist of 80 hours of classroom, lab skills, and 40 hours of clinical experience in and outside the facility.

After the program, the graduate can do the following:

  • Identify patient care needs in all age groups.
  • Provide safe, competent care utilizing appropriate
    knowledge, skill, and abilities.
  • Communicate with clients, their family members,
    co-workers, and other members of the health care team.
  • Assume accountability and responsibility for nursing
    assistants as competent health care practitioners

Course Details

  • Understanding the healthcare settings
  • The nursing assistant and the care term
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Communication and cultural diversity
  • Preventing infections
  • Safety and body mechanics
  • Emergency care and disaster preparation
  • Human needs and development
  • The healthy human body
  • Positioning, transferring, and ambulation
  • Admitting, transferring, discharging
  • Hand Hygiene (Handwashing)
  • The resident’s unit
  • Personal care skills
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Urinary elimination
  • Bowel elimination
  • Common chronic and acute conditions
  • Confusion, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Mental health and mental illness
  • Rehabilitation and restorative care
  • Special care skills
  • Dying, death, and hospice
  • Caring for your career and yourself