If you are looking to start a CNA school, there are quite a few things to consider along this venture. Many people want to know the profitability of a CNA school. How much the tuition should be? Or where they should place their school? In my 5 years of starting CNA schools all over the nation, I have mastered the top 5 items every CNA school owner should consider during the startup process and they go much deeper than the items listed above. Who can teach the CNA program? Many are unaware that CNA programs are federally regulated. This [...]
CNA Certification Requirements Wondering what the requirements are to become a CNA? Wondering if CNA might be the right course for you? Wondering what you might learn by becoming a CNA? Check out this quick infographic for more information!
What is a CNA? The title varies by state, but CNA commonly stands for Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Nurse Aide. Some states use STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant) instead of CNA, but they are the same job. CNAs work under the direct supervision of LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses) or RNs (Registered Nurses) and assist patients or residents with daily living and healthcare activities. What responsibilities does a CNA have? CNAs work with patients or residents, usually in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, helping with daily tasks such as grooming and personal hygiene, bedmaking, measuring vital signs, [...]
As caregiving professionals, it is important for us to be vaccinated as early as possible. Being vaccinated stops the spread of COVID-19 to our patients, families, and neighbors and slows the spread of the pandemic. The following is information about the available COVID-19 vaccines and the aftercare. It is also available at www.CDC.gov and www.FDA.gov, and it is recommended that you consult with your physician for guidance on whether the vaccine and care described below is for you. There are currently three vaccines approved by the FDA to vaccinate against COVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. Some require [...]