Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Preparation Materials

The lessons featured in this new course playlist prepare students for the demonstration portion of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam. Course lessons explain the reasoning behind why learning each nursing skill is important as well as provide a demonstration showing the proper steps and techniques to use in order to successfully complete the skill.

The video demonstrations feature Health Science Instructors Diana Rios Compton, RN, BSN and Janet Copeland, RN, BSN.

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Check Out a Few of the Lessons Found in This Brand New Course Playlist!

Nursing Skills: Washing Your Hands

This presentation examines and emphasizes the need for handwashing as an infection control measure. Additionally, the presentation demonstrates proper handwashing procedures.


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Nursing Skills: Measuring & Recording Weight

This presentation examines the importance of accurately measuring and recording a patient’s weigh. Also, the proper procedure for measuring and recording weight is shown.


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Nursing Skills: Counting & Recording Respirations

This presentation examines factors which impact respiration rate and the importance of accurately recording the respiration rate. Also, the proper procedure for counting and recording respiration rate is shown.


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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Preparation Materials Course Playlist

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Preparation Materials course playlist is now complete! 


Nursing Skills: Washing Your Hands       

Nursing Skills: Cleaning Upper or Lower Denture           

Nursing Skills: Donning & Removing PPE (Gown & Gloves)        

Nursing Skills: Counting & Recording Respirations          

Nursing Skills: Counting & Recording Radial Pulse          

Nursing Skills: Dressing an Individual with a Weak Arm

Nursing Skills: Measuring & Recording Urinary Output  

Nursing Skills: Assisting with the Use of a Bedpan          

Nursing Skills: Performing a Modified Bed Bath  

Nursing Skills: Providing Hand & Nail Care          

Nursing Skills: Measuring & Recording Weight    

Nursing Skills: Making an Occupied Bed   

Nursing Skills: Providing Foot Care

Nursing Skills: Positioning an Individual On Side

Nursing Skills: Cleaning & Covering Wounds       

Nursing Skills: Providing Mouth Care        

Nursing Skills: Applying Knee-High Elastic Stockings      

Nursing Skills: Assisting to Move Using Transfer Belt      

Nursing Skills: Measuring Height   

Nursing Skills: Transferring from Bed to Wheelchair Using Transfer Belt       

Nursing Skills: Feeding an Individual Who Cannot Feed Themselves   

Nursing Skills: Measuring & Recording Blood Pressure  

Nursing Skills: Measuring Body Temperature      

Nursing Skills: Providing Catheter Care    

Nursing Skills: Providing Perineal Care     

Nursing Skills: Performing Modified Passive Range of Motion (PROM)