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Nursing Assistant/Aide (CNA) New York

Certified Nurse Aide Training

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130 Hours


$1200 (includes one uniform and PDF textbooks)

Course Description

To become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), in New York State, one must attend and graduate from a school that is licensed by both the NYS Education Department and the NYS Department of Health.

The Nursing Assistant Program is an opportunity to learn skills and prepare for a career in the health care field. If you have a desire to help people, are comfortable working closely with clients while providing personal care, are willing to accept delegated tasks, and to work as a member of a team, then a career as a nursing assistant may be for you.

This field of work also serves as a stepping-stone for advanced nursing or health care occupations. Employment can be found in Nursing Homes, Hospitals and through Healthcare agencies.

Topics Covered

  • Introductory Curriculum and Resident's Rights
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Mental Health & Social Service Needs
  • Basic Restorative Services
  • Internship in an RHCF 30.0
  • Career Development

The role of a Nursing Assistant or CNA is perfect for caring for individuals seeking a career that they love. If making a real difference in people’s lives is important to you, our Certified Nursing Assistant course can be the foundation for your future dream job. RLI offers CNA training in NYC for hardworking students looking to expand their skills and prepare for a career in healthcare as a Certified Nurse Assistant.

A Certified Nurse Assistant provides patients with care that is critical to their well-being. A CNA has a large amount of direct patient contact, which offers real potential to make a positive difference in patient’s lives. CNA’s monitor the condition of patients, provide important information to doctors and nurses, and even offer to care for emotional support for patients. There is an incredibly positive employment outlook for individuals entering Certified Nurse Assistant training programs in New York, as the demand for these positions is constantly increasing. The healthcare industry is known to be growing rapidly due to a wide variety of factors, and the US Department of Labor estimates that employment for Certified Nursing Assistants is on course for rapid growth in the coming years.

Our facility is conveniently located near Penn Station

Looking for CNA Training in the Bronx or CNA Training in Brooklyn? Commuting to RLI is easy – we’re just a 2-minute walk from Penn Station.

Student Testimonial

“I was looking for CNA training in Brooklyn because I was worried about getting employment in the healthcare industry. A friend had recently taken a course with RLI and recommended them. It was honestly one of the best decisions I ever made for my career, they have so many great resources that help to make sure that their students are competitive for positions in the workplace. RLI definitely prioritize job placement for their students and it made all the difference for me.”

- Tasha M.

Frequently Asked Questions

A CNA is responsible for assisting the physicians, nurses, and other supervisory medical staff members that care for the patient. It is the job of the CNA to help the patient with basic care tasks including making their bed, helping them to groom themselves, monitor vital signs, and assisting the supervising medical staff with any procedures they may be performing.
The correct term is a Certified Nurse Assistant, but oftentimes the word “aide” is used as well as a variety of other similar terms like Resident Assistant, Caregiver, Orderly, Assistant Nurse, and Hospital Aide, but all of these titles refer to the position of a CNA.
Once you have completed your CNA training in NYC, and passed your Certification Exam, under the law you will be able to work as a CNA in New York. In order to work in any other states, you will first need to be approved by that state. In order to move your certification, you will need to ask the new state to recognize your CNA certification granted by New York.
RLI is conveniently located right in the heart of Manhattan. Individuals seeking CNA Training in the Bronx, as well as CNA Training in Brooklyn, can easily commute to RLI. Conveniently located a 2-minute walk from Penn Station, RLI serves the entire NYC area.

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