Licensed Nursing Assistant

Also called: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nurse’s Aide

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand

What you might do
Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs) work under the supervision of nurses to give hands-on care to patients. They may feed patients or help patients with other daily functions such as dressing, and bathing. LNAs record patient vital signs.

Where you might work
Nursing home, assisted living facility, hospital, patient’s home.

Related Links
My Next Move: Nursing Assistant
ONet Online: Nursing Assistant
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Nursing Assistants and Orderlies
National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA)
National Network of Career Nursing Assistants

Education Required
Most LNAs complete non-degree training.

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

www.nvtahec.org
802-748-2506

Southern Vermont AHEC

www.svtahec.org
802-885-2126