Red Cross offers nurse assistant training courses - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Red Cross offers nurse assistant training courses

The American Red Cross of Central Alabama will offer  three opportunities to take its certified nurse assistant training course over the coming months.

Day classes will take place Oct. 5 - 29, Nov. 2 - 24, or Nov. 30 - Dec. 23.  All courses will be held from 8:30 till 3:00 on weekdays at the Red Cross office, 5015 Woods Crossing in Montgomery.

The nurse assistant training program is patient-centered and prepares nurse assistants to work in hospitals, nursing homes, home health and long-term care settings. Coursework includes learning:

  • To help people stay independent
  • To take vital signs, including blood pressure, respiration and temperature
  • To understand and help patients dealing with physical pain
  • To be sensitive to patients and their families
  • To improve communication skills
  • To understand medical terms
  • To understand and help patients with a variety of needs

Participants will also get hands-on experience in an actual health care setting and will learn how to conduct a successful job search, create an effective resume and develop interviewing techniques.

The cost of the course is $525. For more information or to register, please contact the American Red Cross of Central Alabama at (334) 260-3996.

  • HealthHEALTHMore>>

  • AL leaders react after Trump healthcare bill pulled from House floor

    AL leaders react after Trump healthcare bill pulled from House floor

    Friday, March 24 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-03-25 01:18:49 GMT

    Republican leaders pulled the American Health Care Act bill from the floor of the House of Representatives Friday. Several Alabama representatives have commented.

    More >>

    Republican leaders pulled the American Health Care Act bill from the floor of the House of Representatives Friday. Several Alabama representatives have commented.

    More >>
  • House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    Friday, March 24 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:09:26 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:09:26 GMT

    Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

    More >>

    Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

    More >>
  • Migraine patients find relief through Botox injections

    Migraine patients find relief through Botox injections

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:39:23 GMT
    (Source: NBC File Video)(Source: NBC File Video)

    Typically when you think of Botox you only think of it as a treatment for more youthful skin.

    More >>

    Typically when you think of Botox you only think of it as a treatment for more youthful skin.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly