Find CNA Classes Near You

A certified nursing assistant (CNA) may also be referred to as a registered nurse aide, nurse aide, or licensed nurse aide. Below you can find CNA programs near you.

Regardless of title, CNAs assist patients with a wide range of care including bathing, grooming, eating, toileting, moving, and many other activities the patient cannot do by themselves. Certified nursing assistants are in demand but what is a CNA?

A CNA works under a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) to provide care to patients. This profession is an excellent starting point for a career in healthcare and also offers opportunities for advancement.

  • Keiser University , Online

    Location - Naples, FL, US 34112

    Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-ce...

    Programs
    Nursing, Accelerated BSN
    Nursing, FastTrack BSN
    Nursing, MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
    Nursing, RN to BSN
    Nursing, ASN
    Nurse Anesthesia Practice, DNAP Completion
    Nursing, MSN
  • South College , Online

    Location - Indianapolis, IN, US 46280

    Since South College was founded in 1882, we have focused on serving students who want hands-on, career-driven education that will have a meaningful impact on their lives and livelihoods.More than a ce... Read More

    Programs
    Certificate - Practical Nursing (PN)

CNA Job Description

The responsibilities of a certified nursing assistant include the following.

  • Preparing the room for patient admission.
  • Helping physically disabled patients turn and reposition on their bed. 
  • Checking vital signs of patients and answering their calls.
  • Documenting the patient's status and any changes noticed. 
  • Feeding patients and measuring their intake. 
  • Cleaning rooms and bedding for patients.
  • Assisting Registered Nurses and other medical staff with procedures. 
  • Gathering supplies and resources for licensed and registered nurses. 
  • Wound dressing and bathing. 

Becoming a CNA can open up many career opportunities for you. However, you’ll need to pass the CNA exam and earn your certification.

To help you find CNA classes near you, we've put together a list of schools by state. You may also use the form on the right to locate a program near you.

CNA Programs by State