Nursing Assistant Training in Clearwater
For you, just making someone smile can make your day. You jump at the chance to assist people who need a little extra care. You can also see yourself wearing scrubs. Can you say, “nursing assistant?”
As a UMA nursing assistant student in Tampa or Clearwater, you’ll learn medical terms, lifesaving skills such as CPR and first aid, how to assist patients with activities of daily living, how to take vital signs, how to document medical information and more. If training for this career in just two months sounds good to you, we’d like to talk!
Real-world experience through an externship.
Students enrolled in this program receive 45 hours of hands-on experience under the supervision of a professional in a medical office or clinic. This includes learning a variety of day-to-day tasks that may be common for this career field. Some externships have led to an employment opportunity for the participating student. All UMA externships are unpaid.
Helping you prepare for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam.
Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) licensing exam.1 It is required that you be a CNA to be employed as a nursing assistant. Ultimate Medical Academy has a team in place, ready to help you focus on exam-relevant material and tutor you in areas where you might need extra help.
Job outlook for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
Graduates who pass their CNA exam may apply for positions including nursing assistant, nursing attendant, nursing care attendant and nurse aide. Nursing assistants work in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, assisted living facilities and more. This variety of employment options provides a nursing assistant with many choices throughout a career. Nursing assistant positions are projected to see a 21% job growth from 2012–2022.2
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