Beginning a nursing career as a CNA can provide you with a peek at nursing careers, funds while attending nursing school and valuable work experience.
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.
Why You Should Begin Your Nursing Career as a CNAread more
Advantages of College-Based Versus On-the-Job CNA Trainingread more
Some of the advantages of college-based CNA training include gaining theoretical knowledge, earning college credits and getting help with the CNA exam.
Best Places to Work as a CNAread more
If you are searching for employment as a CNA, some of the best places to work include government facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living facilities.
Best CNA Programs in Seattleread more
There are many great schools in Seattle that offer CNA programs, and some of the best are North Seattle Community College, Bellevue College, and Renton Tech.
Responsibilities of Hospice CNAsread more
Hospice CNAs are responsible for many tasks in hospice care facilities, including providing emotional support to patients, administering massage, and running errands.
Typical Working Conditions for CNAsread more
Typical working conditions for CNAs often include long work days, heavy lifting, daily exposure to bodily fluids, and varying degrees of emotional stress.
What to Do if Your CNA Certification Expiresread more
What you will need to do if your CNA certification has expired may include completing additional continuing education courses, re-training, and/or re-taking the CNA exam.
What to Do if You Fail Your CNA Certification Examread more
If you fail your CNA exam, you are not alone. Simply take a deep breath, study, and retake your test. You have up to three times within two years to pass!
Coping with Death and Dying as a CNAread more
Coping with death and dying as a CNA can be a bit easier if you take time to grieve, pamper yourself a little, and focus on positive experiences with your patients.
Best CNA Programs in Tallahasseeread more
There are many CNA schools in Tallahassee including such facilities as Tallahassee Community College, Bainbridge State College, and Gulf Coast State College.