Certified Nursing Assistant

Nicole Lassin Period 1

CNA Annual Salary/Hourly

2010 Median Pay- $28,860 Per Year, $13.87 Hourly

Entry level Education- High School Diploma or equivalent

Work Experience- None

On-the-job Training- Moderate-term-on-the-job training

Number of jobs(2010)-527,600

Job Outlook 2010-20- 31%(Much faster than average)

Employment Change 2010(20)- 162,900


Duties/Responsibilities

Medical assistants typically do the following:

  • Take patient history and measure vital sign
  • Help the physician with patient examinations
  • Give patient injections as directed by the physician
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Prepare blood for laboratory tests

Course Material

  • Body Functions
  • nutrition
  • anatomy & Physiology
  • handling infections
  • communication abilities
  • patients rights
  • Personal Hygiene- Helping patients bathe, eat and groom
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