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Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant

This course series prepares students to apply for Maryland State certification as both a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and a Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA).

Nursing Assistants work under the supervision of an RN or LPN. They assist with daily living functions which include helping patients with eating, dressing, bathing, personal grooming and toileting. They are responsible for taking a patient’s temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, and blood pressure.

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