Have you ever thought about becoming a CNA? If so have you thought about how you would do it? If you have qualities like, being friendly, a caring person, kind to strangers, compassion and have a good work ethic, then you may be what a lot of emplyoers are looking for. Having these kind of qualities with the right training, could make for a great career.
So how to you get started in this type of medical field? What if you are not sure its right for you. If you are asking yourself these questions your not alone. Getting into the medical field can be challenging. Starting you career as CNA however is not as hard as you might think.
Taking and passing your states CNA exam is how you begin your career as a certified nursing assistant. First you need to get yourself enrolled into a cna training school or find the right training course. You can start finding these at your local community college. These courses cover all the nessacery things needed to pass your cna exam. Your school will cover all the necssacery lectures, labs and provied some kind of clinical study as well.
Having your GED or high school deploma is required to enroll in your schools classes. Also you will need to be at least 18 years old. Having a criminal record is not disqualifing but depending on the offences could keep you from being able to enroll.
Completing your training in its entirety is a must if you are going to take the cna exam and become a certified nursing assistant. You need to pass all you classes and complete all you clinical work if give you the best possiblity to pass your cna test or certification. If you complete this class setting the CNA test should be a breeze to pass and complete.
There are two parts to the cna exam. There sometime not in any partiular order. First is the writing part. This part will cover questions making sure you know proper definitions, proper proceedgers and safety. In the second part they will go over the clinical part sometimes you need to bring a partner or act out on a dummy person to right way to move or turn over a patient. After passing your exam, its over, you did it. NOw that you completed you cna training and pass your cna exam you can look for work as a proud certified nursing assistant or cna for short.