Nurse Assistant Training

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AHCA Offers Two Great Ways to Become a CNA

The need for highly skilled, certified, compassionate nurse assistants is more critical than ever. AHCA’s How To Be a Nurse Assistant training curriculum helps you address your frontline staff shortages. Available in print for in-person trainings or as a hybrid course CNAonline.com, the curriculum produces highly trained CNAs who elevate the quality of resident care to a whole new level.

How To Be a Nurse Assistant has been successfully training and preparing students for certification for more than 30 years and has nearly a 100% pass rate. Currently in its 7th edition, the curriculum takes a unique patient-centered care approach. It was written and developed by experienced nurses and educators. View a detailed Table of Contents and see the complete List of Procedures covered.

The curriculum meets all federal guidelines and can be adapted for different state-specific requirements. It is also flexible for various course length requirements.

For online training, CNAonline.com is a unique hybrid nurse assistant training program that blends online coursework and in-person clinical and skills training. It’s a flexible and affordable way to offer nurse assistant training a complete, cloud-based, online solution complete with e-book, lectures, and video instruction. Students and instructors have access to the online content 24 hours a day, and classes can start anytime. CNAonline.com uses the How To Be a Nurse Assistant curriculum. For more information on how to get started, please visit CNAonline.com, or call 502-221-7765.


About the curriculum

How to Be a Nurse Assistant has full-color photos and illustrations, and videos show real CNAs performing the necessary procedures. It clearly demonstrates and teaches the work of a CNA, fully preparing students for CNA certification.

Comprehensive yet easy to read, topics covered include:

  • Long term, sub-acute, and post-acute care
  • Prevention and control of infection
  • Specific methods and procedures for giving the best quality care, including positioning and moving a patient, assisting with nutrition, maintaining and improving skin integrity, dealing with emergencies, pain management, and end of life care
  • Applications of OBRA
  • Step-by-step procedures and critical finishing steps
  • How to enhance the quality of life of your patients
  • How to communicate and interact effectively with patients and co-workers
  • Preparing for the certification exam, including quizzes, practice exams, and other study tool
  • How to enjoy a successful career as a certified nurse assistant

Get Started with Your Training

To purchase materials for an in-person nurse assistant training course, click here. There are numerous packages available to meet your needs. The curriculum includes: 

To find out how to begin the online hybrid training, visit CNAonline.com, or call 502-221-7765.