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CNA Program

Unlock your nursing career potential with Nurzee Academy! Our comprehensive course is designed to empower aspiring CNAs like you with the latest knowledge and skills needed to jumpstart your journey in the healthcare field. Our course is thoughtfully structured into 11 engaging units, each meticulously crafted to provide you with the most up-to-date content. Throughout your learning experience, you'll find practice questions in every unit, strategically placed to enhance your preparation for the board exams. We hold our students to a high standard of excellence. To ensure your success, we require a minimum score of 90% in each unit before progressing to the next. This commitment to mastery ensures that you are well-equipped to excel in your CNA career and provide the best care to those in need. Join Nurzee Academy today and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling nursing career!

Beginner 5(3 Ratings) 48 Students enrolled English
Created by Regina Fultang (RN,BSN) , Dr. Pamella Ma Nsume
Last updated Sun, 18-Feb-2024
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Course overview

This course offers the latest and most relevant content to kickstart your CNA journey. It's divided into 11 informative units, each designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required for success in the field. Practice questions are integrated into each unit, serving as invaluable tools to prepare you for your board exams.

As you progress through the course, you'll find that achieving a minimum score of 90% in each unit is a prerequisite for advancing to the next. This ensures that you build a solid foundation of expertise at every step of your CNA education.

Here's an overview of the course units:

1) Unit 1 - Introduction to Healthcare: Exploring Key Objectives

2) Unit 2 - Basic Human Needs: Essential Course Objectives

3) Unit 3 - Productive Work Habits for Nursing Assistants

4) Unit 4 - Integrating Personal Values, Ethics, and Etiquette

5) Unit 5 - Understanding Legal Implications for Nursing Assistants

6) Unit 6 - The Nursing Home Resident’s Bill of Rights: A Comprehensive Discussion

7) Unit 7 - Federal and State Regulations: Their Relevance to Nursing Assistants

8) Unit 8 - Federal and State Regulations: Their Impact on Nursing Assistants

9) Unit 9 - Revisiting the Nursing Home Resident’s Bill of Rights

10) Unit 10 - Exploring the Patient Self-Determination Act

11) Unit 11 - Contrasting Task-Oriented Care with Person-Centered Care

With Nurzee Academy, you have the opportunity to embark on a well-structured journey towards a successful CNA career. Start today and take the first step toward achieving your goals in the healthcare industry.

Course Objectives

  • Fundamental Nursing Skills: Teach students the basic nursing skills required for patient care, such as measuring vital signs (e.g., blood pressure, pulse, temperature), bathing, dressing, and feeding patients.
  • Infection Control: Educate students on infection prevention techniques, including hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and proper disposal of contaminated materials.
  • Communication Skills: Develop effective communication skills to interact with patients, families, and the healthcare team, including active listening, empathy, and clear documentation.
  • Patient Rights and Ethics: Explain the ethical and legal aspects of healthcare, including patient confidentiality, informed consent, and respecting patients' rights and choices.
  • Safety Procedures: Teach students how to maintain a safe environment for patients and themselves, including techniques for preventing falls and accidents.
  • Medical Terminology: Familiarize students with medical terminology and abbreviations commonly used in healthcare settings.
  • CPR and First Aid: Provide training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic first aid to respond to medical emergencies.
  • Nutrition and Hydration: Educate students on proper nutrition, hydration, and assisting with dietary needs for patients, including those with specific dietary restrictions.
  • Mobility and Ambulation: Train students in assisting patients with mobility, transferring, and ambulation, including the use of assistive devices.
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Care: Address the psychosocial needs of patients, including communication with patients experiencing mental health issues and providing emotional support.
  • Aging Process and Geriatric Care: Provide an understanding of the aging process and how to care for elderly patients, including issues related to dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Specialized Care: Introduce students to the unique needs of patients in long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and home healthcare settings.
  • Documentation: Teach students how to accurately and comprehensively document patient information and care activities.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Foster the ability to work as part of a healthcare team, including effective communication with nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Ethical and Professional Behavior: Emphasize the importance of maintaining professionalism, respect, and integrity while providing care to patients.
  • State Regulations and Licensing: Ensure students are knowledgeable about the specific CNA licensing requirements and regulations in the state of Minnesota.
  • Clinical Skills and Practicum: Provide hands-on clinical experience in healthcare settings to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.
  • Preparation for State Certification Exam: Prepare students for the Minnesota Nurse Aide Competency Exam (NACE) or other relevant certification exams required to become a licensed CNA in the state.
Requirements or Prerequisites
  • Education: Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. If you are still in high school, you may be eligible to apply with permission from your school counselor.
  • Age Requirement: Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of program enrollment.
  • Criminal Background Check: All applicants are required to undergo a criminal background check. Certain convictions may disqualify candidates from participation in clinical training.
  • Health Screening: Proof of immunizations and a negative tuberculosis (TB) test result are mandatory to ensure the safety of patients and fellow students. Evidence of good physical health may also be requested.
  • English Language Proficiency: Proficiency in English is essential for effective communication with patients and the healthcare team. Applicants may be required to demonstrate English language skills.
  • Application and Enrollment Fee: There is an application fee to apply for the CNA program. Upon acceptance, students will be required to pay the enrollment fee.
  • Commitment to Clinical Training: Successful applicants must commit to attending all clinical and practical training sessions, which may include off-campus assignments at healthcare facilities.
  • Proof of Citizenship or Eligibility to Work: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States.
Curriculum for this course
71 Lessons 04:40:00 Hours
Introduction to Healthcare
3 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Introduction
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  • Introduction To Healthcare Unit Objectives
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  • Introduction to Healthcare
    0:20:00
Basic Human Needs
2 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Basic Human Needs Course Objectives
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  • Basic Human needs
    0:20:00
Communication
2 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Communication Course Objectives
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  • Communication
    0:20:00
Safe & Clean Environment
8 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Safe And Clean Environment Course Objectives
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  • Skill 1 - Handwashing
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  • Skill 2 - Resident Unit Order
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  • Skill 3 - Unoccupied Bed Making
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  • Skill 4 - Transfer Belt Placement
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  • Skill 5 - Clear an Obstructed Airway On a Conscious Resident
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  • Skill 6 - Gown, Glove, and Back Linen
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  • Safe and Clean environment
    0:20:00
Vital Signs & Oxygen Safety
11 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Vital Signs & Oxygen Safety Course Objectives
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  • Skill 1 - Temperature/Non-mercury Glass Thermometer
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  • Skill 2 - Temperature/Electronic Thermometer
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  • Skill 3 - Pulse and Respiration
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  • Skill 4 - Blood Pressure Manual
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  • Skill 5 - Blood Pressure Electronic
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  • Skill 6 - Weight Measurement
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  • Skill 7 - Height Measurement
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  • Skill 8 - Height/Resident Unable to Stand
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  • Skill 9 - Oxygen Tubing Safety
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  • Vital signs and Oxygen safety
    0:20:00
Personal Cares
8 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Personal Cares Course Objectives
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  • Skill 16 - Bed Bath
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  • Skill 17 - Partial Bath
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  • skill 18 - Tube Bath or Shower Bath
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  • Skill 19 - Perineal Care
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  • Skill 20 - Back Care (Back Rub)
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  • Skill 21 - Mouth Care
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  • Personal Cares
    0:20:00
Activities & Exercise
14 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Activities & Exercise Course Objectives
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  • Skill 34 - Ambulate
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  • Skill 35 - Walk With Cane
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  • Skill 37 - Wheelchair Transfer
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  • Skill 38 - Wheelchair Transport
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  • Skill 39: Wheelchair Transfer
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  • Skill 40 - Mechanical Lift
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  • Skill 41 - Supine Position
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  • Skill 42 - Side-lying Position Placement
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  • Skill 43 - Move up in bed
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  • Skill 44 - Move up in bed using lift sheet
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  • Skill 45 - Passive range of motion of the shoulder and elbow
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  • Skill 46 - Passive range of motion of the hip, knee and ankle
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  • Activities and Exercise
    0:20:00
Foods & Fluids
6 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Foods & Fluids Course Objectives
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  • Skill 47 - Feed A Resident
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  • Skill 48 - Measure In take
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  • Skill 49 - Gastrostomy Tubing Safety
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  • Skill 50 - Intravenous Tubing Safety
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  • Foods and Fluids
    0:20:00
Elimination
10 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Elimination Course Objectives
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  • Skill 51 - Measure Output
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  • Skill 52 - Bathroom/Commode Assistance
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  • Skill 53 - Bedpan
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  • Skill 54 - Urinal
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  • Skill 55 - indwelling Catheter Care
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  • Skill 56 - Perineal Care/Incontinent Resident
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  • Skill 57 - Empty Urine Drainage Bag
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  • Skill 58 - Indwelling Catheter Tubing Safety
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  • Elimination
    0:20:00
Caring for Residents With Special Needs
4 Lessons 00:20:00 Hours
  • Caring For Residents with Special Needs Course Objectives
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  • Skill 59 - Demonstrate Body Language That Communicates a Listening Approach
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  • Skill 60 - Manage and Decrease Aggressive or Agitated Behavior of the Resident
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  • Caring for Residents With Special Needs
    0:20:00
Orientation to the Work Environment
1 Lessons 00:00:00 Hours
  • Orientation to the Work Environment Course Objectives
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CNA End of Program Test
2 Lessons 01:20:00 Hours
  • CNA End of Program Test
    1:00:00
  • CNA Practice Quiz
    0:20:00
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About instructor

Regina Fultang (RN,BSN)

3 Reviews | 49 Students | 2 Courses
Experienced registered nurse with so many years of experience

Dr. Pamella Ma Nsume

3 Reviews | 48 Students | 1 Courses
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Reviews

  • Patson T
    Amazing class. Really helped me in my quest to achieve my CNA license. The professor is extremely knowledgeable and helped me throughout the whole process. Extremely recommended
  • Samsam Y
    I'm delighted to share my experience with this course, and I owe my success in passing the board exams with flying colors to the exceptional dedication of the professors, a meticulously designed curriculum, and invaluable clinical sessions. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to the Nurzee team for their invaluable support.
  • Commy B
    Passed my CNA board exams thanks to this course. Highly recommended.
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