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certified nurse assistant

n. Abbr. CNA
A person trained and certified to assist hospital patients or residents of long-term care facilities with hygiene and other activities of daily living under the supervision of a nurse.
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Innamorati graduated from Assabet as a certified nursing assistant (CAN) in 2010.
I have been a certified nursing assistant in long-term care for the past 24 years, the past 12 of them at South Hills Rehabilitation Center in Eugene.
Ever since the Richmond, Va.-based continuing care retirement community began an in-house certified nursing assistant (CNA) training program in 1988, keeping qualified nursing staff hasn't been a problem.
June worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for many years at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Galatia.
She became a Certified Nursing Assistant and enjoyed working many years at the Oakwood Nursing & Rehabilitation in Webster.
"People are standing up for what they think is right," said Cricket McCloud, a certified nursing assistant and member of the union bargaining team.
Born, raised and educated in North Westminster, VT, daughter of the late Allen and Kathryn (Keefe) Beam, she was employed for seventeen years as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Hannah Duston Long Term Healthcare Facility.
For its part, the union was prepared to continue bargaining until the hospital asked for federal mediation, said Cricket McCloud, a member of the SEIU bargaining team and a certified nursing assistant at the hospital.
Frontline Publishing has published The Care Works Mentoring Program, a state-of-the-art certified nursing assistant (CNA) staffing solution for long-term care facilities.
One of the workers training to be a certified nursing assistant, who Betty refers to as "my Guatemalan angel," passed her CNA practicum, but could not pass the written portion of the exam because she had difficulty reading and writing in English.
Become a Certified Nursing Assistant by attending the required orientation held at the Western Region Center, 600 E.

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