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If you're ready to become a CNA, there's no better place to train than with the American Red Cross. With more than a century of nursing training behind us, our program gives you a world-class education in a short period of time, which means that you can earn your Annapolis CNA certification in just a few weeks. However, unlike many of our other training opportunities, there are specific requirements that CNA candidates must meet. Get complete details on our CNA program, submit your interest form, and more.
The Red Cross offers CNA training in Annapolis that can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to pass your state licensing exam and begin your medical career. Our courses combine in-class learning with hands-on training via clinical rotations that allow you to work with professional nurses in a wide range of medical settings. This way, you can gain critical experience and important skills before taking the state licensing exam.
At the Red Cross, our CNA classes in Annapolis include several weeks of in-classroom learning. This ensures that you're able to learn the theory and skills necessary for successfully completing your clinical rotations. During the in-class portion of your training, you'll learn the Art of Caregiving, CPR, AED usage, First Aid, taking vital signs, and more. During this time, you'll have the time work through problems and scenarios, the opportunity to practice your skills and the chance to learn from experienced, licensed professionals.
Once you've successfully passed your CNA classes in Annapolis, you will be ready to take your state licensing exam and skills test. These exams are up to you to schedule and are not typically hosted at Red Cross training facilities. Test-day requirements vary by location, but will be available to you well before your test date.
After receiving your Annapolis CNA certification you'll be qualified to join the medical staff at a doctor's office, hospice, in-home or long-term care facility, or hospital. In your role at facilities such as these you'll work under the direction of a nurse, and act as the bridge between patients and nurses. The specific types of duties you may be expected to perform are largely dependent upon the type of facility you work at, however as part of your training we work to ensure that you'll be ready for what lies ahead. To that end, our program includes important training on CPR, First Aid, and AED usage, infection control, taking vital signs, range-of-motion exercises, the Art of Caregiving, communication, teamwork, and workplace safety.
The Red Cross offers CNA training in Annapolis and in cities across the country. And with a more-than 100-year history of training people to successfully enter the nursing field, we're among the leaders in the industry. All of our CNA courses are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, and are taught by experienced, licensed nurses who will be there to support you every step of the way.