Certified Nursing Assistant/Licensed Nursing Assistant
As a CNA/LNA you will be working alongside nurses and physicians while assisting in making a valuable contribution to a patient’s comfort and safety when they are at their most vulnerable. With their direct interaction to patients, CNA/LNA’s are considered an essential link between the patient and nurse.
- Become a CNA/LNA in as little as 4 weeks
- Enjoy hands on training in class sizes of 10 students
- Participate in open interviews with home health companies at EVMC after graduation
- Apply for a full-tuition scholarship or grant and be debt free after graduation!
As a CNA/LNA you will be assisting patients in many different areas, such as bathing, feeding and dressing. You will also monitor vital signs, observe patient behavior and promote comfort, safety and environmental cleanliness. As A CNA/LNA there are a variety of job environments for you to choose from, ranging from hospitals and long-term care facilities, to at home care and nursing homes.
In as little as 4 weeks our knowledgeable Instructors will prepare you with hands-on experience to start your career in the medical field by teaching you the skills that you need to be a CNA/LNA. East Valley Medical College is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Postsecondary Education and is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing to offer the Nursing Assistant Training Program.
What Will I Learn?
- Patient Safety and rights
- Diet and Nutrition
- Introduction to the Healthcare system
- Ambulatory transfers
- Basic Life Support CPR
- Vital Signs
Where Can I Work?
- Long-term Care Facilities
- In-Home Care
- Skilled Nursing Facilities
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of nursing assistants and nurse aides is expected to grow 17 percent nationally by 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, due to growing elderly population.**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants, on the Internet By Clicking Here