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 images[10]Nursing Assistant Training

Tennessee Health Careers will provide you with an application and pre-entrance exam. The exam consists of basic math, reading comprehension and vocabulary skills, in English. Please call a school representative at (931) 648-2424 to set up a day and time for you to take your pre-entrance exam. The application is available online.

We offer weekday, evening and weekend classes to fit your busy schedules. We understand that many of our students have other responsibilities such as families, full or part time jobs and other forms of education that they need to work around in order to get their CNA certification. We try to be flexible with our schedule in order to work with your schedule rather than against it. All Instructors are approved through the Tennessee Department of Health and have at least 2 years previous experience in nursing home facilities prior to teaching.


32-nurseaideclipart642[1]The course consists of 60 hours of classroom and 50 hours of clinical. During the classroom portion, you will learn all of the skills necessary to practice safe procedures that will carry you through your career as a nurse aide. This is achieved through interactive games, hands on activities and the use of videos to make learning fun and enhance your experience. As part
of our creative teaching style, all tests and quizzes are available
on CDs for students who prefer to have them read orally. At any point during the program, should a student desire a tutor we will provide one for an additional fee.

During clinical, you will utilize your new skills through hands on experience with the residents at your training facility. Tennessee Health Careers will provide you with all of the necessary skills and knowledge to become an educated professional.

Please feel free to contact us at the number listed below for any questions or additional information and be on your way to becoming a certified Professional!

Sample CNA Job Description
Assist nurses (RN or LPN) in providing the activities of daily living.

Typically Reports To:

Nurses and Director of Nursing


Successfully complete a state-approved nurses aide-training program.

Must understand English both written and spoken.

Must have current certification and registration with the TN Department of Health.

Must be able to safely and successfully perform job-related functions, with or without reasonable accommodation required by federal, state, or local law.

Main Functions:

Care for multiple residents in the facility.

Observe Resident Rights

Provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living.

Bathing; Dressing

Feeding; Pass and pick-up food trays; Serve nourishments; keep record of intake and output

Transfer to and from bed or chair or other locations within the facility

Assist to and from toilet, assist with any toileting needs

Keep incontinent residents clean

Monitor and record bowel movements

Pass and empty bedpans, urinals, and emesis basins; Collect specimens such as urine, stool, and sputum

Repositions residents in bed or chair

Assist with personal and dental hygiene

Assist in ambulation

Make beds; Change linens

Answer call bells and make rounds

Provide Post Mortem Care

Take and record vital signs; Measure and record height and weight

Record Activities of Daily living on flow sheets

Observe residents and note physical condition, attitude, reactions, appetite, etc. and report any changes to the nurse.

Use safety devices and standard precautions to prevent the spread of infection and disease Monitor dining room during mealtimes as scheduled.

Evacuate residents in an emergency, according to fire and evacuation policy.


Additional Functions:

Assist nurse with admitting, transferring, and discharging residents

Assist nurse in giving treatments and examining residents

Assist with restorative and rehab care with proper instruction and supervision

Notable Functions:

Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.

Equipment Used:

Stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, scale, tray, carts, hoyer lift, whirlpool tub, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, charts, linens, towels, standard precautions (gloves, goggles, mask, aprons), thermometers, urinals, bed pans, commodes, and personal hygiene supplies.

Our Philosophy

Tennessee Health Careers’ Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide quality education to our students. By achieving this, our graduates will be confident, competent, and compassionate nurses aides serving the healthcare community proudly.