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The Red Cross offers Saint Paul CNA training designed to help you learn from the best in the industry. Our four- to eight-week courses are held during daytime hours and include both in-class instruction (theory and hands-on), as well as clinical rotations, which allows students to practice their skills in real-world settings. Training is available throughout the year, so check your local schedule to find a session that can help you meet your goals.
As a CNA, and a critical part of the nursing team, you'll play a vital role in patient care. In order to prepare you for a wide range of situations, our CNA training in Saint Paul focuses on academics and hands-on training in a range of skills, including CPR, First Aid, and AED usage, infection control, taking vital signs, range-of-motion exercises, the Art of Caregiving, communication, teamwork, and workplace safety. Throughout your training you'll receive guidance from caring, licensed professional nurses who can help you learn what it takes to succeed.
At the Red Cross, we've been training people to enter the nursing field for more than 100 years. And when you complete our CNA classes in Saint Paul, you'll become part of a long line of professionals who have succeeded in making a difference. All of our courses are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, and are taught by experienced, caring, licensed nurses. By combining in-classroom work with real-world clinical rotations, we give you the knowledge and skills needed to begin your career in the medical field.
Your CNA training in Saint Paul can prepare you for a rewarding career in the medical field that's rife with opportunity. In fact, from 2010 to 2020 the need for Certified Nurse Assistants is expected to grow by 20%. In addition, if you're considering adding to your medical credentials, but aren't sure which path you'd like to take, becoming a CNA will allow you to gain valuable skills and insights, and explore your options while working in the field.
All of the courses available from the Red Cross, including our Saint Paul CNA training classes, are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+member panel of nationally-recognized medical, scientific, and academic experts is dedicated to ensuring that the Red Cross is at the forefront of innovation and delivers training that's both scientifically proven and in line with the industry's best practices.