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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Classes

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) working under the supervision of professional nursing staff, provide assistance with activities of daily living for patients and residents in hospitals, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities. CNAs work is very rewarding and can be an entry into other healthcare fields.

Primary duties of CNAs are as follows:

  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living
    • Meals
    • Bathing
    • Dressing
    • Transferring
    • Toileting
  • Assist with restorative care measures
    • Provide range of motion exercises
    • Assist with ambulation
  • Document care provided
  • Report observations to professional nurses
  • Respond to call lights
  • Assist with admission and discharge of residents and patients
  • Assist other staff members with resident care
  • Assist with activities
  • Launder resident's personal items
  • Assist with cleaning and care of resident rooms and personal items

Requirements for employment as a CNA include:

  • Successful completion of the 76-hour Nursing Assistant Training Course
  • Must be listed on the State of Nebraska Health and Human Services Nursing Assistant Registry
  • Must be sixteen years of age or older
  • Must have the ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds
  • Must utilize all safety and infection control precautions

For information on class schedules, contact Human Resources at 402-363-0237.

2600 N. Lincoln Avenue
York, NE 68467
(402) 362-4333

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