Certified Nursing Assistant
Certified Nursing Assistants give care and respond patients’ needs under the supervision of registered nurses. CNAs general duties and responsibilities include: providing assistance to patients when doing activities of daily living (grooming, bathing, feeding), checking vital signs, light cleaning, changing bed linens, setting up medical equipment, and giving emotional and social support to patients and their families.
CES provides comprehensive training in all of these areas during an intense program. Students receive 150 hours of training with classroom instruction and simulated practical training. Students culminate their experience with clinical hours performed in a nursing setting, practicing nursing assistant skills first hand under direct supervision of our instructors. Program graduates are professional and prepared for successful completion of Rhode Island State CNA certification test and employment.
Program training is available during morning or evening hours to fit your schedule.
Requirements: 7th grade reading and math results from TABE Test, completed vaccination form, physical within the last 10 months, BCI from the Attorney General’s Office, Social Security Card or Birth Certificate, three passport-size photos with name and date pictures were taken written on back.
Annual Median Salary: $24,400 per year / $11.73 per hour
Job Outlook: Increase 21% from 2012 - 2022