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Allied Health, Workforce at Cumberland

Certified Nurse Aide

​​​​​You may be fully funded for these short-term career programs!

Discover what payment options may be available for you.

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Get started by completing a Certified Nurse Aid Packet.

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

Location: Arts & Innovation Center​

CNA with old woman in wheelchair

Attend an info session.

For additional questions or concerns, please contact at 856-776-2372.

Additional Allied Health careers.

Nurse Assistants aide in the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of clients. CNAs work in health care settings such as hospitals, home care, nursing homes or assisted-living facilities. Students learn basic care skills including monitoring vital signs, controlling infections, transferring and feeding clients as well as the Heimlich maneuver. Communications skills, body mechanics, bed making, restorative care and care of the dying client are among topics covered.
This state approved program includes 50 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of clinical training. In addition, coursework prepares students to take the state licensure examination.