What Duties and Tasks Do Certified Nursing Assistants Do?

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The certified nursing assistant, also known as a CNA, nursing assistant, nurses aide, orderly, or patient care assistant, is a multifaceted allied healthcare worker who assists licensed nurses by providing direct, personal nursing care services to patients and residents under the supervision of a licensed practical / vocational nurse (LPN / LVN) or registered professional nurse (RN).

The direct, intimate care provided by CNAs is delivered to patients and residents in a wide array of healthcare settings including hospitals, extended care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, inpatient hospices, group homes, personal residences, psychiatric facilities, and rehabilitation centers.

Some usual CNA duties would normally include basic nursing tasks such as answering patient call light signals that have been activated, feeding patients who might not be able to feed themselves, obtaining vital signs, helping with mobility, keeping patients’ rooms clean and tidy, and transferring patients and residents from bed to chair using one’s body or mechanical devices.

Other basic nursing care tasks that are often assigned to nurses aides include re-positioning patients in bed to maintain comfort and prevent skin breakdown, making occupied and unoccupied beds, delivering incontinent care, assisting with toileting, giving showers, getting patients dressed, helping clients perform oral care, giving bed baths, gathering supplies, cleaning dentures, and prepping rooms.

Although nursing assistants adhere to the the directions of the licensed nurses and physicians who supervise them, the nurse aide is absolutely the backbone of the healthcare industry in the United States. Without the constant presence and hard work of CNAs, many nurses who work in direct patient care capacities would have extreme difficulty doing their jobs in a timely and efficient manner.

Legacy Healthcare Careers offers quality CNA training to become a certified nursing assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Our Mid Cities area campus is located at 7100 Boulevard 26 Suite 205, Richland Hills TX 76180. All of the Fort Worth area CNA programs are $850 and last approximately four weeks. Day, evening and weekend CNA lessons are offered, and all classes are taught by RNs with many years of diverse healthcare experience in the nursing profession.

A career as a certified nursing assistant is an excellent stepping stone into a fulfilling healthcare career due to invigorating patient contact, steady pay, and the potential of job security. In other words, obtaining CNA training and certification is a wise investment in one’s career and economic future.

Call the Legacy Healthcare Careers campus at (682)626-5266 or the school’s 24-hour hotline at (682)313-6404 for more information. Also visit the Legacy Healthcare Careers school website at www.LegacyHealthcareCareers.com for very informative pearls of wisdom regarding differing careers in the nursing profession.

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CNA Program in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Area

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Legacy Healthcare Careers LLC is a CNA school that offers high quality daytime, evening and weekend certified nursing assistant programs in the Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex area. Tuition for the nursing assistant training programs is very affordable, and flexible payment plans are available to fit into most prospective students’ budgets and lifestyles.

In addition, Legacy Healthcare Careers is home to the one-week CNA program. Students who have the motivation to attend school for seven long days in a row could graduate as nursing assistants. Call (682)626-5266 for more information on Legacy Healthcare Careers’ seven (7) day CNA program.

Legacy Healthcare Careers offers quality, affordable CNA lessons for a wide service area in the DFW Metroplex that can easily accommodate prospective students who reside in Fort Worth and its suburbs. Students have commuted from Azle, Haslet, Lake Worth, Saginaw, Pelican Bay, Grapevine, Colleyville, Haltom City, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Bedford, Watauga and the Mid-Cities HEB area.

Most of the day, evening and weekend certified nursing assistant programs at Legacy Healthcare Careers are only a few weeks in length, and all CNA lessons are taught by experienced registered nurses (RNs). The fast track nurse aide programs are designed to enable students to jump-start their legacies and brand new careers as nursing assistants sooner rather than later. After all, time is of the essence for most people.

In addition, various Fort Worth area cities and suburbs such as Crowley, Coppell, Burleson, Keller, Everman, Arlington, Euless, Forest Hill, Kennedale, Mansfield, Irving, Grand Prairie, White Settlement, Midlothian, Meadowbrook, River Oaks, Benbrook, River Oaks, Weatherford, Roanoke, Aledo, Dallas, Springtown, and other local surrounding cities are in the service area for Legacy Healthcare Careers CNA School.

Legacy Healthcare Careers CNA school has a conveniently located Mid-Cities HEB area campus that is located smack dab in the middle of the Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex. The Legacy Healthcare Careers campus location is convenient to prospective pupils who live in Fort Worth, Arlington, Dallas, the HEB area and surrounding cities, towns and suburbs.

The $850 tuition for the CNA programs is really affordable, competitively priced, and an amazing deal. Legacy Healthcare Careers offers a wide variety of different class schedules and nursing assistant courses that will conveniently fit into the busy lifestyles and schedules of prospective students.

16 years old is the minimum age to enroll with parental consent. Also, no high school diploma or GED is needed to enroll as long as applicants can prove they have completed at least an eighth (8th) grade education by providing a middle school diploma, high school transcripts, high school diploma or college transcripts.

All courses are taught by experienced RNs, which is not the case at other CNA schools in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area. Call the Legacy Healthcare Careers campus line at (682)626-5266 or the school’s 24-hour hotline at (682)313-6404 to ask about scheduling a tour of the school and enrolling in nursing assistant lessons today. Jump-start your legacy right now in the present day to provide a good investment in your future career pathway.

Also visit the school’s website, www.LegacyHealthcareCareers.com or the school’s blog at www.LegacyHealthcareCareers.org for additional information and resources on careers in the nursing profession.