American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton and a circle of acquaintances in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 1881 as an independent, volunteer-led organization. The financial support to the organization or its working is provided by the public contributions and cost-reimbursement charges. It is managed by volunteer Board of Governors, nominated by the president of the United States, an honorary chairman of the American Red Cross. The president of the association is elected by the board members.
The American Red Cross was formed to provide neutral humanitarian care and assistance to the victim of wars and disaster victims but today, the services offered by the red cross covers military members and families, international relief and development, community services, collect, process, and distribute bloods, health and safety promotional educational programs.
American Red Cross offers health and safety programs throughout the United States of America and Red Cross training programs are offered in 36 cities chapters, though every year one or two cities are added to the list.
Red Cross Training for Nurse Aides in NYC
American Red Cross New York City is located in 520 W 49th Street, New York and serves Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Red Cross Training for Nurse Aides in NYC aims to promote humanity and safety through very high standard CNA educational programs that are offered to the nurse aides. All necessary nursing skills and knowledge are provided to the students through the qualified instructors, to offer safe and quality cares to the patients in hospitals, nursing homes and at homes.
But, it is also to be remembered that admission procedures for the all American Red Cross Nurse Aide Program Classes are very tough and the students must meet following requirements:
- First Aid Certification
- High School Diploma
- Minimum Age of 18 years
- Free from Criminal Records
- Pregnant women are prohibited from attending classes
Red Cross Training for Nurse Aides in NYC Course Curriculum
The course curriculum of NYC Red Cross CNA program includes classroom course instruction and clinical hands-on experience in the Red Cross approved facilities, and learning subjects such as:
- Ways to stay independent
- Taking Vitals
- Understand and assisting patient in pain
- Knowledge on Human development
- Showing sensitive to patients
- Communication Skills
- Nurse Assistant career
The course duration is 65-120 hours as mandated by the state requirements.
The completion of the program, allows students to sit for the state competency evaluation test for earning the NY CNA Certification and listing with the NY Nurse Aide Registry.
An addition to the Nurse Aide Training, American Red Cross NYC also offer programs on First Aid/CPR/AED, Life guarding and Swimming, Care giving and Babysitting and Training for Red Cross Volunteers
American Red Cross New York City
Serving Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island
520 W 49th Street
New York, NY, 10019
Phone: (877) 733-2767