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Simple Steps to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant-CNA Formal Duties Become a CNA Register for certification exam Educate yourself Give the certification exam http://cnacareersmart.com

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3 Simple Steps to Become a CNA



  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Formal Duties

  • Become a CNA

  • Register for certification exam

  • Educate yourself

  • Give the certification exam

Certified Nursing Assistant

  • CNA in particular stands for “certified nursing assistant”.

  • A Certified Nursing Assistantis a degree for medical nurses to give them validation to professionally handle their patients.

Certified Nursing Assistant

  • A nursing assistant works under different categories and places, such as nursing homes, day care, hospitals and even personal homes.

  • Their most important duties are to fulfill the basic needs of the patient, to keep in record the daily vital information of the patient and then provide a report to their supervisors.

Certified Nursing Assistant

  • CNA is one the most demanded certification in the growing healthcare industry itself.

  • CNAs play a vital role in recovering the health of a patient.

Formal Duties

  • For a CNA their duties also serve as their job description for their career.

  • Here are some formal duties that a CNA performs.

  • They look out for their patient and record any vital signs, measure temperature.

  • A nursing assistant works as a care taker of the patient and helps them throughout their recovery. They feed them, groom them and keep their surroundings clean.

Formal Duties

  • All the patients require physical as well as emotional support. It is the duty of a nurse to provide the patient with what they expect.

  • It is a vital duty of a nurse to provide an updated status report of a patient to the concerning doctor or Registered Nurse (RN).

Become a CNA

  • To become a certified nursing assistant all you need is a high school diploma or GED equivalence.

  • Here are 3 simple steps to become a CNA.

  • Register for certification exam

  • Educate yourself

  • Give the certification exam

Register for certification exam

  • If you want to get your CNA certification you have to register yourself for your certification exam.

  • The requirement for registration is different in all the states of US so you should have some basic knowledge of your local regulations before you register.

Educate yourself

  • After getting yourself registered you have to prepare for you certification exam.

  • Some states require 75 hours of compulsory training before giving your exam.

Educate yourself

  • These training programs are available both online and on institute

  • You can look for training programs in local medical institutes, nursing home, hospitals.

  • There are also online programs available for those who have other important priorities and do not have enough time to attend classes for training.

  • For that you have to take 12 weeks of training that will educated you with different programs required to prepare for your exam.

Give the certification exam

  • After you have got your training you are ready to give the certification exam.

  • This examination is divided into two parts, written and practical.

  • The written part consists of multiple choice questions that will basically test your knowledge.

Give the certification exam

  • The practical part requires demonstrating your nursing skills that will decide if you are capable to become an attendant or not.

  • You will have to keep in mind the basics skills needed to take care of a patient.

  • Your result would be announced on most probably the same day or the next.

  • If you have passed, you will be awarded with the certification of Certified Nursing Assistant making you an official attendant for Registered Nurse (RN)

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