A Certified Nursing Assistant’s responsibility is to provide basic care to the patients and to help them with their daily living activities. To become a Nursing Assistant, the applicant must have a GED or a high school diploma. However, it is a misconception that all CNA programs require GED or high school diploma. Check for the local requirements with the state health department.
As per the federal and state laws one has to enroll in a Nursing Assistant Training Program at a community college, vocational school or opt for online courses. Most schools require applicants to get a CPR certification before or during the training program.
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