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C.N.A Training Schools and Programs

CNA classes, schools and programs by state.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions

My CNA certification has recently expired. Who do I need to contact for certification renewal?

Is there any way to study from the CNA book on your own, sign up for clinicals and take the exam without attending a CNA class?

Can a nursing student take the CNA exam?

How much does the CNA test cost?

Can a nursing assistant from Brazil challenge the CNA exam?

How can I further my education in nursing?

Why is it so hard to get hired as a CNA? Everywhere that I apply they are asking for at least one year of experience in the field so what do I do next?

Can I enroll in an online CNA class if I don't have a high school diploma or GED?

Is it possible to take the CNA test without enrolling in a training class?

Where can I find free online practice tests for the nursing assistant exam?

Could you give some examples of questions I might be asked at a CNA job interview? I just got my CNA license, and I am going to be looking for a job.

Can I join a CNA training course as a J-2 visa holder?

Is it typical to use a recruiting service or agency to get job placement after becoming a certified nursing assistant?

Can I renew my CNA certification online?

How do I renew my nurse aide certificate?

Can I get my CNA license number online?

Can I be registered as a CNA in more than one state?

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Being a Successful C.N.A

Besides knowledge and proficiency there are many qualities which define a competent CNA. Our list includes the answers of residents, families, and those of experienced nurse aides who have been in the health care field for an extended period of time. Most of the qualities listed below represent the reasons and motivational factors driving new individuals to become certified nurse aides.

A competent CNA shows support for others, as well as patience, compassion and empathy. To become a good nursing assistant one needs to understand the meaning of being a team player. An effective nursing assistant learns to become a good listener who cares about and understands the needs of the residents, has a helping nature and a positive attitude. Both patients and co-workers appreciate a smile, an upbeat personality, as well as someone who takes pride in their work. A nurse aide job requires good organizational skills, patience, good judgment, and effective communication.

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