Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs)
Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) are the primary caregivers of the long term care team, serving as the “eyes and ears” for supervisory staff. Certified Nurse Aides help residents with personal care, including bathing, dressing, eating, walking and restorative services. Certified Nurse Aides receive ongoing training to increase their knowledge and skills, and some go on to become licensed nurses themselves.
- How do I become a CNA?
You must successfully complete a state certified CNA training course, typically 75-100 hours, and pass a state competency exam. For a list of certified CNA training providers within Massachusetts, click here.
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Certified Nurse Aide Training Program