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Licensed Nursing Assistant

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If you’d like to go back to school, start a career in a compassionate field, or learn new skills in a short training program, consider becoming a Licensed Nursing Assistant at the Salter School of Nursing & Allied Health.

Nursing assistants play an important role in delivering patient care. They are the healthcare professionals who help patients with their basic care needs, such as bathing, getting dressed, and eating meals. Most LNAs work in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

The Licensed Nursing Assistant training program not only helps you gain the technical skills to work in healthcare facilities, but it also prepares you with marketable career skills.

The program can be completed in just a few months, and does not require any previous training or experience. We welcome you to apply for the Nursing Assistant program so you can gain the skills to pursue a career caring for others!

What LNAs Do Daily:

  • Feed, bathe, and dress patients
  • Collect specimens for testing
  • Take vital signs
  • Empty bedpans
  • Change bedsheets
  • Clean and sanitize equipment and patient areas
  • Answer patient calls
  • Communicate with doctors and nurses about treatment plans
  • Examine patients for injuries

A Licensed Nursing Assistant career gives you a variety of opportunities. You can work in numerous healthcare settings and with patients of many different ages. Even though LNAs work behind the scenes, they are the backbone of providing patient care. If you thrive with people and care about your community, an LNA career path could be right for you!

What to Expect in a Licensed Nursing Assistant Career
What does a Licensed Nursing Assistant do? Our LNA Job Description gives you everything you need to know.

Job Outlook and Salary Information for LNAs
Find out what the job outlook, salary trends, and lifestyle is like for an LNA.

Licensed Nursing Assistant Course Description  
Get an overview of what to expect in the LNA class.