During a CNA interview, be sure to ask about the patient-to-caregiver ratio, the availability of CE training and the policies on probationary periods.
In this section, you’ll find in-depth articles on different, important aspects of the training and career of a Certified Nursing Assistant. We’ll be updating this section with new articles regularly, so you may want to bookmark this page for quick and easy access later.
What You Should Ask During Your CNA Interviewread more
The Many Benefits of CNA Staffing Agenciesread more
Signing on to a CNA staffing agency offers many benefits including higher wages, more job opportunities, valuable employee perks and on-site training.
Understanding Patients' Rights as a CNAread more
As a CNA, you will need to learn about patients' rights, which include freedom from abuse and the rights to maintain dignity, comfort and cleanliness.
Why Are CNA Positions in Such High Demand?read more
Factors that contribute to the high demand for CNAs today include a growing elderly population, medical field expansion and healthcare awareness.
How to Impress Your Boss as a CNAread more
There are many ways to impress your boss including maintaining a perfect attendance record, working effectively as a team and keeping a cheerful attitude.
Can I Work as a CNA Before I Take the CNA Exam?read more
Depending on your state's and potential employer's rules pertaining to CNA certifications, you may be able to work as a CNA before taking the CNA exam.
Why Do CNAs Need to Complete Continuing Education Courses?read more
Completing continuing education courses for CNAs can keep your certification active, teach you about new technology and increase your employability.
FAQs About the CNA Certification Examread more
Learning the answers to some common questions pertaining to the CNA certification exam can calm your nervousness and help you ace your test.
6 Things You Need to Know About CNA Programsread more
Before enrolling in a CNA program, you need to learn about its prerequisites, the length of the program and whether or not it offers a CNA exam prep class.
What You Need to Know Before Applying for a CNA Jobread more
When applying for a CNA job, you will want to be sure to create an effective resume, be persistent in your job search and dress appropriately.