Frequently Asked Questions
Certified Nurse Aides are bedside professionals for patients/clients in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, long term care centers or in clients’ homes. Certified Nurse Aides assist patients/clients with bathing, eating, dressing, toileting, exercise and take vital signs like blood pressure and temperature. Because they have so much direct contact with residents/clients, they are the “eyes and ears” of doctors and nurses. Certified Nurse Aides are frequently the first healthcare providers who note and report abnormal signs and symptoms that save the lives of many patients/clients.