CNA Classes in Duluth
Your CNA training in Duluth 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.
The Red Cross delivers CNA training in Duluth that meets or exceeds state standards – so you can achieve your goals. Held during daytime hours, our CNA courses emphasize academics and hands-on training – making it easy to learn and apply your knowledge immediately. After your in-class training is complete, students will continue their education in a professional setting by taking part in clinical rotations. All aspects of the class are taught by caring, professional nurses who will help guide and support you on your journey.
CNA classes in Duluth are held exclusively in person and are taught by licensed, caring professional nurses. This helps ensure that you'll get the hands-on training you need to succeed as a Certified Nurse Assistant. With an emphasis on academics and performing critical functions, the Art of Caregiving and excellent communications, our CNA training in Duluth gives you the skills – and the confidence – you'll need to begin your career. All classes are conveniently located near transportation hubs and major thoroughfares, so they're easy to reach no matter where you live.
Before you can sign up for CNA training in Duluth, you must attend a local orientation information session, pass a reading and math assessment or present your high school diploma or GED certificate, pass a Red Cross criminal background check and complete the Red Cross physical form/TB test. In addition, you may be required to meet other criteria, which your local Red Cross CNA counselor can provide you with.
Once you've successfully passed your CNA classes in Duluth, 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.
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 Duluth 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.
The Red Cross offers CNA training in Duluth 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.