CNA or CMA - What's The Difference?
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Training Program
Nursing assistants perform a variety of tasks. Certified nursing assistants assist patients with direct health care needs, often under the supervision of a nurse. A certified nursing assistant is also known as a nurse's aid, or a patient care assistant. CNAs provide assistance to patients and nurses, assisting with various physical and complicated activities in the field. A list of nurse assistant duties include but aren't limited to:
Gathering medical supplies
Turning or moving patients
Helping patients with grooming (brushing teeth, hair, shaving, etc)
Helping with documentation
Certified Medical Assistants | CMA Training Tulsa
Certified medical assistants (CMAs) and registered nurses (RNs) perform real, critical healthcare duties. CMAs and RNs assist licensed physicians and other medical personnel in a variety of ways, including general treatment and care of multiple patients.
The work environment of a CMA can change throughout the course of their career in health. Generally, it could be anything from classroom training, a nursing home, or even a long-term care facility.
Get CNA Classes From The Health and Safety Education Center
HSEC in Tulsa has an approved can training programs by the Oklahoma state department of health. Our nurse aide training courses include classroom and clinical time where you will have the opportunity to develop your skills under the supervision of a registered nurse. HSEC has an average pass rate of 92% for our students on the state exam, which means you'll have a good chance at earning a great career as a CNA!
Certified Medical Assistant Training
Perhaps you prefer to train as a CMA? If so, our medical assistant classes can provide you with the education and skills to pursue a career that is hands-on in nature. With your CMA certification, you will have opportunities to work as part of a clinical team inside doctors' offices, clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities or even ambulance services.
The HSEC Difference
The founder of the Health and Safety Education Center, Wendy Williams, has a long history as a pillar in the Oklahoma healthcare community. It's her mission and the mission of everybody at HSEC to help you and your family live better lives through education and awareness.