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This comprehensive guide focuses on the importance of safety, professionalism, effective communication, legal and ethical issues, and real-world situations students will encounter on the job.
Master the skills you need to succeed as a nursing assistant with CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification, Accelerated Edition. This accelerated guide is written in easy-to-understand language and focuses on real-world situations you’ll encounter on the job.
CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification, California Edition, brings together all of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) training requirements for today’s nursing assistant. Written in easy-to-understand language, this one-of-a-kind textbook is formatted specifically for CDPH’s 17 prescribed modules. All topics, subsections, and skills reflect 2019 CDPH guidelines for a Nurse Assistant Certification Training Program.
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Our 21 skills videos illustrate the 21 skills outlined by Pearson VUE for nursing assistant certification testing.
Yes. Our title CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification, California Edition is written specifically to follow the 17 CDPH-mandated modules for the NATAP curriculum.
Meet the Author
Dr. Carrie L. Jarosinski RN, CNE, CWP
- CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification
- CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification, Accelerated Edition
- CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification, California Edition
- Workbook to accompany CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification, Accelerated Edition
- Workbook to accompany CNA: Nursing Assistant Certification
Carrie L. Jarosinski is a registered nurse, certified nurse educator, thought leader, and author. She began her career as a nursing assistant and then as a registered nurse in long-term care. She then moved on to work in public health, focusing on children with special healthcare needs, childhood lead poisoning prevention, and prenatal health. In 2006, Carrie started her teaching career as adjunct faculty in the Nursing and Nursing Assistant Programs at Mid-State Technical College (MSTC). In 2007, she became the Lead Nursing Assistant Instructor and Program Director at MSTC and is now the lead faculty in the Health and Wellness Promotion Program. In 2015, Carrie authored Essentials of Certified Nursing Assisting textbook and workbook. She also completed a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Systems Leadership with a focus on rural food desert conditions from Walden University.
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