CNA Courses Mississippi
In United States of America, after the Congress legislation of Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) in 1987 (OBRA-87), it has become mandatory for all states to approve CNA certification programs, which must be for a minimum duration of 75 hours. Therefore, it has become the responsibility of the Mississippi Department of Health to approve and regulate numerous MS CNA certification programs and Nursing Aide Registry throughout the state.
CNA Courses Mississippi consists of 75 hours of classroom and clinical trainings, where classroom course instruction consist of 16 hours and rest of the time is devoted for clinical hands-on experience. The clinical training is conducted under the supervision of a RN and during classroom instruction; students are not allowed to practice with actual patients. The clinical hands-on experience offers them a chance to work with patients to gain clinical skill knowledge.
CNA Courses Mississippi provides instruction on various nursing and general skills including:
Human anatomy course informs about different types of human body systems. The students get a chance to know about Skeletal system, Digestive systems, Muscular system, Lymphatic system, Endocrine system, Nervous system, Cardiovascular system and Urinary system.
Safe and Infection control skills instructs, how infections can be controlled in the hospitals and knowledge is offered about infection control methods, such as proper hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes, donning of gloves and masks and other infection control measures are beneficial for CNAs as well as patients.
Similarly, students are instructed on the courses and skills covering Nutrition, Medical terminology, Promoting and respecting of Patients’ rights and independence, care of dementia or cognitively suffered patients, mental health, communication and interpersonal skills, Restorative care, physiology and additional skills.
The basic prerequisites of many MS schools and colleges for enrolling in the program consist of minimum high school diploma or GED, criminal background and finger printing check, TB and drug testing.