National Temporary Nurse Aide Certification
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Heroes needed!
Are you called to care?

National Temporary Nurse Aide Certification

Make a difference. Start a new career. Join the courageous, the compassionate.

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Prepare to Care with National Experts

Prepare to work in nursing homes, home care, all long-term care settings:

  • Features state-approved CNA course content
  • Includes popular coronavirus expert Dr. Vin Gupta
  • National COVID-Ready Caregiver Certification Included
  • 24/7 access on mobile phone, tablet, computer
  • Appropriate to prepare nurse aides under CMS Emergency COVID waiver (42 CFR 483.35(d))
Introducing the Course
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Students ❤️ NextStep

I have always been a stay at home mom... this is giving me an opportunity to come back into the workforce and make a difference.

- Desiree G.

National Temporary Nurse Aide Certification

For Future Nurse Aide

Are you called to care? Find your calling, not just a job. Be a Hero to those in need. Sign-up today!

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For Employers

Re-skilling existing team? Hiring Temp Nurse Aides and need training fast? Get training you can trust!

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Course Curriculum

  Welcome
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  Intro To Working In Long-Term Care
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  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Basics
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  Protecting Yourself and Others From Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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  Caregiver Refresher: PPE and Temperature Taking
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  Tools To Reduce Stress and Anxiety
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  Caring For The Elderly and At Risk
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  Cleaning Surfaces
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  If You Get Sick and Getting Updates
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  Communication Basics
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  Individual Rights and Preventing Abuse and Neglect
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  Avoid Ageism
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  Documentation and Routines
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  Safety
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  Moving and Re-positioning
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  Transfer and Transport
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  Vital Signs and Oxygen
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  Bathing
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  Dressing and Making a Bed
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  Oral Care
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  Preventing Skin Ulcers and Injury
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  Toileting and Incontinence
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  Help with Eating and Drinking
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  Emergency Response
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  Special Care Populations
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  Death and Dying
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Disclaimer: NextStep has created this course to help employers during the national emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic. While the federal government has issued a blanket waiver allowing employers to use temporary nurse aides, state requirements may need to be waived to permit employers to hire temporary nurse aides. This training meets requirements in most states including: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming