Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) provide quality care for patients in hospitals, long-term care facilities, residential and hospice settings. And whether you're just starting your career or it's time to change careers, the American Red Cross CNA program can prepare your for what's next. In fact, we've been training men and women for work in the nursing field for more than 100 years. And with our innovative program that was designed with input from educators, caregivers, and long-term industry representatives, we can help you become a CNA and begin your career in nursing.
As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you will be an important part of today’s world of health care, with knowledge and skills that are always in demand. The Red Cross CNA Training Program prepares individuals with the information and the experience needed to become a CNA who will provide quality care for residents in long-term care facilities, hospitals, home health care and hospice settings.
The American Red Cross is the premier provider of CNA Training and has prepared individuals for work in the nursing field for over 100 years. The program is designed with input from educators, caregivers, and long-term industry representatives from across the United States.
Day classes are available in which students learn in a hands-on environment under the eyes of caring and professional nurses, bolstered by a nationally developed Red Cross Curriculum that meets or exceeds state standards.
The CNA program places a high emphasis on learning excellent communications skills and the Art of Caregiving to provide compassionate care for people in the health care system. Through lecture, DVDs, role-playing, and laboratory practice, students learn procedural skills such as vital signs, bathing, dressing and positioning. The classroom is equipped with hospital beds and medical equipment to practice skills prior to the clinical rotation.