Archive for September, 2009

Taking And Passing The CNA Exam

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

By Melanie Ullman Taking the CNA exam is one of the final steps before beginning your new career as a certified nursing assistant. The CNA test is given in two parts, a written part in a clinical part, or CNA skills test. To take the exam, you will need to have a volunteer or “model” [...]

Red Cross CNA Training Chapters

Friday, September 11th, 2009

By Brenne Meirowitz, B.A., M.S., M.A. There are many places to enroll in CNA training class to become a Certified Nursing Assistant, but American Red Cross CNA training is one of the most popular. One of the reasons is that it is widely available, and the quality of the course and instructors is very high. [...]

Certified Nursing Assistant Registration

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

By Brenne Meirowitz Certified Nursing Assistant, or CNA registration means you must be registered in the state nursing board databases, as well as the Federal database – HIPDB (Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank). This information is compiled and administered by the NCSBN (National Council of State Boards of Nursing), a non-profit organization, which operates [...]