Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Certification Overview

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Exam Code: CNA-001

A CNA’s workload can become intense and fast-paced, but the human contact and ability to help those in medical need is a strong motivating factor. A desire to help people and compassion for patients can help a nurse’s assistant get through difficult days.

Nursing assistants fulfill basic quality-of-life needs for patients of any age in residential nursing care facilities or outpatient clinics. Since nursing assistants have daily contact with patients, they are gatherers of vital information about the patients’ conditions, which they must then transmit to their supervisors.

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) have a variety of responsibilities in the medical field, including performing administrative duties, completing basic clinical procedures, transporting patients, and providing assistance to nurses and other healthcare professionals. This occupation can be physically demanding, with standing for many hours and occasionally lifting or moving patients who require assistance.

Our E-course provides you with an overview of the vital role of the nursing professional in supporting both the patient and physician along with the procedures and techniques applied when performing the physical examination, the physical assessment, specimen collection and measurement of patient vital signs.

E-Course Duration: 15 to 20 Hours

Exam Information

The Exam contains 70 Multiple Choice Questions and you must correctly answer 70 (49 out of 70 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 Minutes (90 Minutes).

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If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the first (1st) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least seven (7) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for second (2nd) time or any subsequent time. The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)™ Certificate is valid for life.

CNA™ is a Trademark of GAQM.

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Note: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)™ Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module 1 - Adult Patient Care

  • Categories of Basic Human Needs
  • Articles of Equipment required in Patient Care
  • Guidelines for Bed-Making
  • Terminal Cleaning of the Patient Care Unit

Module 2 - Advanced Principles of Patient Hygiene

  • Determine Purposes for giving a Patient a Bath
  • Mouth Care
  • Benefits of Back Massage
  • Personal Care and the Adult Patient

Module 3 - Environmental Health and the Practical Nurse

  • Environmental Health and impact on the Practice Nurse
  • Patient Care Environment - Safety Measures

Module 4 - Health and Safety for Healthcare Professionals

  • Body Mechanics
  • Prevention of Transmission of Pathogens

Module 5 - Positioning and Ambulating the Adult Patient

  • Positioning the Adult Patient
  • Common Positions used when Ambulating the Patient
  • Techniques and Actions in Ambulating the Adult Patient

Module 6 - Active and Passive Range of Motion Exercise

  • The Effects of Immobility
  • Exercise for the Immobile Patient

Module 7 - Diet Therapy

  • Factors Influencing Diet
  • Reasons for the Therapeutic Diet
  • Standard Hospital Diets
  • The Role of the Nurse in Diet Therapy

Module 8 - The Physical Examination

  • The Function of the Physical Examination
  • The Function of the Practical Nurse during the Physical Examination
  • Positioning of Patient during the Physical Examination
  • Body Systems Examined and Evaluated

Module 9 - Specimen Collection

  • Throat Cultures
  • Types of Specimen Collection

Module 10 - The Physical Assessment

  • Physical Examination - Function and Facts
  • Appearance and Behavior Examination
  • Components of the Physical Examination
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Systems
  • Musculoskeletal System and the Integumentary Systems

Module 11 - Measuring Vital Signs

  • Vital Signs measurement of a Patient
  • Method for taking temperature, pulse and Respiration rate
  • Vital Signs Blood Pressure Readings

Target Audience

  • Individuals that be interested in continuing their education in the nursing field
  • Individuals interested in becoming a nurse aide in a long-term care facility or home health care agency.

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

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  • Valid for 40 days
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  • Hard Copy Certificate will be shipped to your mailing address and a Digital Badge will be sent to your email if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 300 USD

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