Before Training Requirements:
Learn the skills you need to begin your career in the medical field. Throughout your training you'll learn CNA skills that can help you build the foundation of your career.
Compassion. Nursing assistants and orderlies assist and care for the sick, injured and elderly. Doing so requires a compassionate and empathetic attitude.
Patience. The routine tasks of cleaning, feeding and bathing patients or residents can be stressful. Nursing assistants and orderlies must have patience in order to complete these tasks.
Physical Stamina. Nursing assistants and orderlies spend much of their time on their feet. They should be comfortable performing physical tasks, such as lifting or moving patients.
The average annual wage for a medical assistant is $34,177 as of June 2018.
Construction in underway on new CNA training facility.