Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About a CNA (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About a CNA (But Were Afraid to Ask)

In health care, as in a number of professions, if it’s not your job focus, you may not know what other people do in theirs. For example, if you’re not a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you may not be aware of what is in their scope of practice.

Kim Warren, RN, BSN, nursing assistant program director at Dawn Career Institute, a private, post-secondary school preparing students to pursue a new career in the health care and wellness fields, took some time to answer questions about what tasks a CNA is responsible for, what kind of training they need, and what someone considering this type of position needs to do.