What is the fastest way to become a CNA?
- Assisting patients with hygiene and mobility
- Pharmacology and medication administration
- Giving injections
- Taking doctor’s orders
- Dressing wounds
- Inserting urinary catheters
- Caring for feeding tubes
- Checking blood sugar
- Collecting samples for the lab
- Communicating with families
What do you need to know before becoming a CNA?
You may learn other skills throughout training as well, such as:
- How to take vital signs
- Helping patients perform range of motion exercises
- Documenting patient care services and reporting these to other nursing staff
- Assisting patients with daily tasks such as eating and bathing
- Communicating and interacting with other healthcare professionals
Can you make a living being a CNA?
money as a CNA
. I started out working in nursing homes for about 9 months and I finally got an offer to work in a hospital. It was the best thing money wise I could have done. I work at least 104 hr a paycheck. After my regular 84 hrs I make
$15.74 a hr which is great and I can
get all the overtime I want.
Do you need a college degree to be a CNA?
Unlike most other nursing jobs, being a certified nursing assistant (CNA) doesn’t require a college degree. However, you’ll need to earn a certificate or diploma in a CNA program with training in patient personal care, infection prevention, vital signs, communication, mental health, and other basic care. How Do I Earn CNA Certification?