CNA Courses Tennessee
The basic requirements for CNA Courses Tennessee include, state and federal OBRA-87 approved 75 hour’s CNA Courses Tennessee, consisting of classroom theoretical course instruction and clinical hands-on training. The classroom instruction has duration of 16 hours and rest of the training hours are spent on clinical hands-on experience.
The clinical training must be completed under the direct supervision of a RN in a long term care facility. The programs must have the approval of TN state and OBRA-87. The Program coordinator must be a Registered Nurse. The Students are prohibited to interact with the actual patients during Classroom learning but permitted to gain hands on experience during clinical training.
The Tennessee Department of Health has the responsibility to approve, disapprove, deny, suspend, manage and regulate all programs and authorized the TN Board of Nursing to oversee the implementation of federal requirements on the programs offered by the schools and community colleges throughout the state.
Currently, TN Health Department approves around 100 CNA programs all over the state.
The primary subjects that are instructed during CNA Courses Tennessee comprises of Care of dementia or Cognitively Suffered Patients, where students are instructed on best methods of caring patients, whose mental abilities have declined due to age and other health related problems. Such mental ability declination makes patients insecure and vulnerable, which demands need of constant reassurance and support. Psychosocial Care Skills includes, Caring of Emotional and Mental Health Needs of the patients. Spiritual and Cultural Needs skills instructs how to respect and process to meet the spiritual and cultural aspirations of a patient.
Similarly, you may have to learn the caring skills of Safety Techniques, Infection control, CPR & First Aids, Basic Nursing Skills, Medical Terminology, General Nursing Cares and others.
TN American Red Cross chapter also offers quality CNA Courses Tennessee in Hiwassee, Cleveland, TN.