What does CNA stand for?

Certified nursing assistant

An acronym that refers to a certified nurse aide that can perform nurse assistant duties under the supervision of a nurse; commonly works in a nursing home or hospital; must become certified through the state's requirements.


I think I'd like to help people, so I'm gonna become a CNA

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Updated February 18, 2015

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