Many people have a tough time differentiating Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) from Patient Care Assistants (PCAs) since their job duties so closely resemble each other. After all, both CNAs and PCAs work under the supervision of licensed nurses to provide basic patient care. However, there are several key differences between these two vital roles in […]

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Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in nursing, or you are interested in making the transition from a CNA to a LPN, we have the information you need to make an informed decision. What is a CNA? A CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) is a medical professional who provides basic nursing care under the […]

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The psychiatric nursing assistant role is a vital one within the mental health care team. Psychiatric nursing assistants (PNAs), also known as psychiatric aides, work alongside registered nurses and other health care professionals to provide care and support to people with mental illness. PNAs provide hands-on care to patients, assisting with their personal needs and […]

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Working as a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) can be a very rewarding experience. You will be working with elderly patients who need extra care and attention. This population is often underserved by the healthcare system, so you will be making a real difference in their lives. Below you will find frequently asked questions and answers […]

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One of the best ways to become a certified nursing assistant is to take CNA classes at a hospital. Many hospitals offer these classes, and they are often free or low-cost. This can be a great way to get your foot in the door of the healthcare field and start your career as a CNA. […]

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We’ve been one of the leading companies online in helping aspiring CNAs find the right course for them all over the country. Based on our metrics, these are the most popular cities where people are seeking training in the United States. Follow the link to learn more about CNA courses in each of these metro […]

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To become a CNA in your state, you must complete a state-licensed CNA program, pass the CNA exam, and register with your state’s nurse registry. Choosing a program is important, as each program has a different duration. If you are looking to complete a CNA program as quickly as possible, some programs offer their classes […]

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Accelerated CNA programs are offered by a wide range of academic institutions and employers to help you achieve the state-required classes as quickly as possible so that you can take the CNA exam and become licensed to practice in your state. This may help boost your earning potential by getting started working as a CNA […]

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Wherever you live, it’s possible to find a large range of different types of CNA programs available. Most programs run classes and hands-on learning over the course of two to three months, but there are CNA programs available that last only four weeks. While it’s important to find the right fit for your schedule, budget, […]

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hiring a cna candidate

If you’re a recent graduate of a nursing assistant program or if you’ve been doing the job for years and are looking for a new place to work, your first question might be: where can I work? The best place to look will depend on what kind of career goals you have. You could just […]

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