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CNA classes

i am going to try to take a class to become a cna. what all can i expect to learn from it and what is invovled?

 
dreamangel06

Asked by dreamangel06 at 7:19 PM on Apr. 17, 2011 in Health

Level 17 (3,433 Credits)
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  • YOU LEARN SO MUCH, BLOOD PRESSURE, HOW TO CARE FOR THEM, DOING THIER TEETH, BATHING THEM, FEEDING THEM, MAKING BEDS, HOW TO USE A GAIT BELT, HOW TO WALK THEM, HOW TO CATCH THEM IF THEY ARE FALLING, CHARTING, PERICARE, JUST THE OVERALL OF TAKING CARE OF SOMEONE.
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 7:26 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • U get hands on training,the classes u would learn alot. Also cpr! U would need to keep that current. As well as transferring someone who is dead weight from bed to wheelchair and back.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 7:37 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • you have made a great discussion if you want to look for job placement quickly. this course is one of the most simplest course that anyone in my personal opinion can take and pass without a doubt.

    once you completed a nurse aide training course:

    * How to provide basic care to adults of various ages
    * Ways to ensure patient safety
    * Preventing and controlling infection for both yourself and the client
    * Proper body mechanics and mobility techniques to prevent injury
    * Effective communication
    * How to assist your patients with daily living activities
    * Proper feeding techniques for each client condition
    * Main health issues faced by adults in long-term care facilities
    * Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic life support
    * Taking vital signs
    * Techniques for moving and ambulating clients
    * Basic hygiene skills
    * Proper client
    Chunky_Dynamic

    Answer by Chunky_Dynamic at 3:00 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • wow! thats a lot! thanks so much ladies....my 3 week course is gonna be busy! i am planing on getting a job at a local hospital, just doing vitals, will get me $12-13 an hr starting!!! i cant wait to do it!
    dreamangel06

    Comment by dreamangel06 (original poster) at 4:22 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

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