New CNA Instructors - page 2

by BellaDestiny | 14,618 Views | 19 Comments

Ok, so Mom and I are both certified to teach CNAs and have started a company back in October. Tomorrow is the first time that we will have 'state' in to do the testing. Is there anything specific that you would like to have... Read More


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    So many abbreviations. Is CNA certified nursing aide? It would be helpful for some of us if these things were spelt out.
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    Quote from sallyspring
    So many abbreviations. Is CNA certified nursing aide? It would be helpful for some of us if these things were spelt out.
    CNA=Certified Nursing Assistant

    Check out the Glossary of Nursing/Medical Degrees-Certifications & Allied Heath Certifications
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    Quote from 1BlessedRN
    Hey Bella I sent you an email...thanks~
    Hi Bella:

    Thank you!!! I am an LPN and in school to receive my RN. However, I am moving forward with my CNA Training Program in Georgia. I thank you for this post, as I didn't even think about how or where to get equipment. Did you send a letter out to vendors, suppliers, etc? How did you get set up to receive students who may be a part of state return 2 work program, reentry programs, etc.

    I live in Georgia.

    Blessings to you and your mom.
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    I am also thinking of starting a CNA business. I take the certification class next month. Can anyone comment on the start up costs of this venture.

    Thanks
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    I am very interested in starting this type of business. I have been an RN for 30 years and my hubby has been one for 5, and our daughter is in nursing school, so I'm hoping we could do this has a family business someday. I know that in the state we live most of the nursing schools require CNA I to enroll in RN school. My daughter signed up for a four week class at the cost of $400.00 (the $100.00 depositis included in the total cost). Her class had 20 people in it and a new class started each week, so obviously the RN who started this business is being successful. I just don't have a clue how to get started. So, I guess my questions for anyone who has done this are: 1. How do you get the certification to teach CNA class? 2. Is a BSN required (both hubby and I have ADN but are in BSN classes)3. How do you get the equipment for the school (beds, BP cuff etc.)? As you can tell from my questions, I don't really know how to start, but would love to learn. I've worked with fantastic CNA's over the years, and they can make such a huge difference in patient care and the RN's day; I'd love to be a part of their education.

    Anyway, ANY info is appreciated!
    Mandi
    email: Mandi3020@yahoo.com
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    Hello, I would like to know where you found the info to become a certified Instructor for Nurse Aides....and what state you are in.....I live in Vermont and its very rural here....so, this is a problem. Thanks
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    Quote from Williss2
    I am also thinking of starting a CNA business. I take the certification class next month. Can anyone comment on the start up costs of this venture.

    Thanks
    I don't know what state you are in, but in California, the state regulations stipulate,
    " ...an individual working independently, providing personal care services, may not advertise or represent himself or herself as a Certified Nurse Assistant.

    The reason being, that part of the role of CNA is to follow a care plan written by a Licensed Nurse (in California anyway).
    lindarn likes this.
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    Hey guys, congrats on your ideas of looking to starting your own business as educators.

    Just was in atlanta for a conference, really nice city and great people.

    I definitely would like to know on what I can do to help you guys in starting your businesses
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    Hello,

    I know this is a late response to Merced from California, but the certification class I was talking about was the train the trainer class. I am already a licensed RN.
    Merced likes this.
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    Hello, I am also in the process of starting a CNA school and am clueless on how to do so. I have tons of questions on the process of starting this new career; I also want to incorporate bls, acls, pals and cpr services. what do you think? can we talk pls?


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