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Certified Nursing Assistant and Geriatric Nursing Assistant

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the urgency to hire certified nursing assistants/ aides will rise to 20% in all states during the years 2010-2020. That’s faster than any other career averages combined.

Our Certified Nursing Assistant and Geriatric Nursing Assistant certification program then prepares our students to acquire the necessary skills for them to land jobs as either a Certified Nursing Assistant, caregiver, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Aide/Attendant, Personal Care Assistant or companion care provider in senior care facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living communities, hospitals, clinics and private residences. Our program is swift, comprehensive, and up-to-date, gearing you towards a rewarding path in healthcare, a certification in only a matter of weeks.

As part of your already inherent trait to care and commit, we will teach you to be more patient, compassionate, and open-minded to assist and attend to patients while they perform daily tasks such as grooming and bathing.

Other skills and routine tasks you will learn throughout the training include:

  • Personal Care
  • Infection Control
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Psychosocial Needs
  • Ambulatory Transfers
  • Patient Diet and Nutrition
  • Quality Work Improvement
  • Preventative Healthcare Methods
  • Basic Nursing and Restorative Skills
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Measuring solid/ liquid intake and output
  • Documenting and charting a patient’s vital signs and current condition
  • Observation, instruction, and reporting to a higher up in the nursing staff

Our Nursing Assistant Training program meets federal and state training requirements of certified nursing assistants and geriatric nursing assistants in the state of Maryland. The program is 114.5 clock hours (including 48 clock hours of lecture/theory, 24 clock hours of lab/ practice, and 42.05 clock hours of clinical experience).

Certified Medication Technician

Our Medication Technician training program meets federal and state training requirements of Certified Medication Technician in the state of Maryland. The program is 20 clock hours. Through lectures, role-playing, group activity, and laboratory practice, the students learn:

  • Medication administration and medication technician’s role;
  • Different uses for medication;
  • Medication standard and regulations;
  • Observing physical and behavioral changes;
  • Reporting and recording changes;
  • Responsibilities when assisting in a visit to health-care professional (i.e., physician, dentist, Nursing Practitioner).
  • Basic medication responses and interactions;
  • Forms of medication and routes of administration;
  • Correct storage procedures;
  • How to use reference and resource material;
  • Procedures for safely administering medication; and
  • Documentation procedures

As outlined in The Maryland Board of Nursing Student Manuel for Medication Technician Training for Assisted Living.

CMT class is $200. Maryland board of Nursing fee for initial CMT registration is $20. The class is normally held on a Friday and Sunday depending on the availability of at least 5 registered students.

Health Focus, Inc. does not participate in Federal Financial Aid program but we accept payments made on behalf of students by an organization/company.

Come to the training ground that supports your aspirations and promotes your potentials. Enroll with Health Focus, Inc. today.