EACC's certified nursing assistant program is designed to help students enter the workforce within two-months of beginning their training. The CNA program is a short-term training program that gives students the foundation necessary to secure employment within the healthcare industry.
As a CNA within the healthcare industry, students can expect to complete the following job duties:
Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens.
Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.
Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.