Do you want to start a career in healthcare as quickly as possible? Ultimate Medical Academy’s Nursing Assistant training program can train you for the Certified Nursing Assistant examination and an entry-level career in just 7 weeks. Job prospects for Nursing Assistants are expected to be excellent in the coming years, with 18% growth between 2008 and 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nursing Assistants provide direct care to patients in need
Nursing Assistants work primarily in hospitals, nursing homes and residential care centers to help assist ill, injured and disabled people. They are responsible for key tasks like taking vital signs and assisting patients with daily activities. Nursing Assistants are often the primary caregiver and can develop strong, caring bonds with their patients. As a result, physicians and nurses look to Nursing Assistants to monitor patient’s physical and mental conditions and keep them informed of changes.
Train for a career as a Nursing Assistant in as little as 7 weeks
UMA can train you for the Certified Nursing Assistant exam. UMA offers a hands-on Nursing Assistant Certification program that combines classroom and laboratory work. You’ll learn how to care for patients in a safe, positive way and have access to an assigned healthcare facility for a real-world clinical externship with patients.
Upon graduation, you’ll receive a diploma and be ready to sit for the certification exam. UMA offers additional test preparation classes to ensure that students are prepared. In the period leading up to graduation, our Career Services department will work with you to find job opportunities that fit your skills and goals, either at your externship location or with one of our many partners in the healthcare field.
Nursing Assistant course list:
- Documentation, Communication, and Interpersonal Skills
- Safety and Emergency Procedures
- Infection Control
- Legal and Ethical Issues
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Safety and Efficiency in Patient Care and Restorative Therapy
- Gerontology and Family Issues
- Nutrition and Hydration
- Pet Assisted Therapy
- Employability Skills
- Clinical Externship
Looking for more informationa bout UMA's Florida Nursing Assistant program? Contact UMA today!
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for Nursing Assistants are expected to be excellent in the coming years, with 18% growth between 2008 and 2018.
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