Who Should Consider a Nurse's Aide Program

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Who should consider a nurse’s aide program?

Who Should Consider a Nurse's Aide Program

If you are interested in breaking in to the nursing profession, becoming a nurse's aide may be for you. When you complete your nurse's aide course of study, usually after about a year, you can receive your CNA, or certified nurse's aide certificate. Generally, application requirements for nurse's aide programs are less stringent than for an LPN/LVN program or a RN program. Nurse's aide applicants must be at lest 16 years old, be in good health and have no criminal convictions, have the ability to lift and move patients, and have a good grasp of the English language. Nurse's aide applicants usually enjoy working with residents in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes and psychiatric centers, as these are the kinds of jobs that nurse's aides are eligible for.



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