Senior caregivers may become certified as a nursing aide (C.N.A.) to gain employment at hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and senior home care agencies. These senior care companies must provide certified nursing aides for certain patients or clients who require more assistance with physical care and monitoring of medical treatments.
Admission Requirements for Certified Nursing Aide Schools:
- High School Diploma or G.E.D.
- Criminal Background Check
- Drug Test
- Tuberculosis Skin Test
- Physical Exam
- Fingerprint Submission
- Reading Comprehension Exam
- English Competency Exam
- Math Competency Exam
- Minimum Age of 18
Each nursing aide training program will have their own specific admission requirements but usually include these basics.
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