Louisiana Nursing Schools

A certified nursing assistant provides basic health care to people who are unable to manage their needs. Certified nursing assistants perform various duties and are under the supervision of a nurse. These professionals may also be called a nurse’s aid, a nursing assistant and a patient care assistant. They help patients in performing physical as well as complex tasks which include bathing patients, feeding patients, checking their vital signs, answering patient calls, documenting information, etc. Different hospitals may have different requirements or duties for a certified nursing assistant; however, in essence they make sure that the patients are well-cared of. The educational requirements to become a certified nursing assistant varies from state to state; however, a state-approved training program is a part of it. These programs last for 4-6 weeks and are offered at community colleges, vocational schools, high schools, etc

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