CNA articles

BPCC Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program Begins Wednesday, June 8

FEW SPACES LEFT: BPCC CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA) PROGRAM BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 Bossier Parish Community College’s (BPPC) Certified Nurse Assistant program will begin its summer 2016 classes beginning Wednesday, June 8 through August 25 – Monday through Thursday. Seating is limited. Class time is from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This program prepares one […]

Veteran doctor, rookie nurse practitioner share office and insights at West Duluth Clinic

With about 1,300 patients and Tuesdays off, Dr. Stephen Carlson isn’t always available. “Right now, people have a hard time getting in to see me,” said Carlson, 65, a family doctor with 39 years of experience, most of them at Essentia Health’s West Duluth Clinic. All the more so because many patients want to see […]

Veterinary Technician Training Programs

Congratulations on your decision to become a veterinary technician.  The veterinary technician occupation is expanding quickly and veterinary technician training programs are always looking for new students.  In general, veterinary technician is an excellent career option.  Veterinary technician salary is very competitive and degree programs are short.  Finding a veterinary technician school that’s right for […]

Phlebotomy Certification

A phlebotomist is a healthcare professional that is trained in the procedure of extracting blood from donors and patients.  Before you can begin work as a phlebotomist, you have to finish the phlebotomy certification process.  Phlebotomy courses are short, salary is very competitive, and future job outlook is positive.  Today is the best moment to […]

Australian Assistants without Nursing Experience Authorized to Draw Blood

Blood donors will be increasingly cared for by assistants without nursing qualifications under controversial changes being carried out by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service that have sparked concerns about quality of care. Nursing assistants who receive significantly less training and payment than university-trained registered nurses have this year started putting needles into donors, administering […]

$800 Scholarship for York Tech Nurse Assistant Classes

Chester County residents interested in taking nursing assistant classes at York Technical College are eligible for up to $800 in financial aid this month. The school is offering a six-week nursing assistant course that prepares students to take the Certified Nursing Assistant state test. CNA jobs are available in hospitals, long-term care facilities and medical […]

Certified Nurse Aide Course at Lake Michigan College

Lake Michigan College will host a six-week certified nurse aide course held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, April 7 to May 22, at the Allegan Tech Center, 2891 116th Ave., Allegan. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and daily living activities in healthcare facilities […]

Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training in Youngstown, OH

The American Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley, 3530 Belmont Ave., Suite 7, is offering a Red Cross nurse assistant training orientation and information session on Tuesday, March 17th at 10 a.m. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Participants should bring a photo ID and a blue or blue or black pen. There is […]