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Here you will find news about Jobs, CNA Class Schedules, Admission Dates, and upcoming events related to our health care training programs.
ICI CNA School News
Winter CNA Program Classes Start Soon!
The Certified Nursing Assistant Schedules are now available for the Winter 2017 term.
Two of our latest latest CNA batches just completed the Fall Program, and we are now ready to take on Chicago's Winter Break Classes. Our Next CNA Class starts this September 9th, 2017. Here is the latest CNA class schedule in Chicago for 2017:
WEEKEND CNA CLASSES | 10 Week Course
- Starts: 01/27/2018
WEEKDAY CNA CLASSES | 6 Week Course
- Starts: 01/22/2018
WEEKDAY CNA Classes | 4 Week Course
- Starts: 12/18/2017
ICI Health Tips & Information | CNA's Role
I'm Young, Should I Worry About Diabetes?
If you're young..... you might think that this is something that I do not need to worry about. Wrong!
Diabetes is on the rise, and is affecting more and more younger people everyday.
People are living longer Yes....but they are living longer with chronic diseases like Diabetes.
What Exactly is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a Disease in which the sugar in your blood is too high.
Blood Sugar (Glucose) comes from the foods that you eat on a daily basis.
Too much sugar in your blood can lead to serious problems.
What Problems Can Come From Diabetes?
Diabetes can damage the following:
What Are the Symptoms?
Symptoms of Diabetes include:
1. Increased Thirst and Urination
- Are you going to the bathroom all the time?
2. Constant Hungry
- Have you been feeling that are hungry all the time? More than normal?
3. Blurred Vision
- Has you vision been blurry lately?
What Can I Do to Prevent Diabetes?
You can do the following things to help prevent Diabetes.
1. Lose Weight and Keep it Off
2. Make sure You Have a Healthy Eating Plan
3. Exercise Regularly
4. Stop Smoking
5. Make Sure You talk To Your Health Care Provider
What is the Certified Nursing Assistant CNA's Role in Diabetes Patients
CNA's play an important role when it comes to patient care.
The amount of time that they spend with their patients, in addition to the education they receive, provides a resource to patients who have this disease.
CNA's can help their patients can stay on the path towards living a healthy lifestyle.
CNA Patient Monitoring | Responsibilities
- Make sure diabetic patient receives their tray in a timely manner, and the appropriate diet is delivered to patient.
- Will monitor patient for signs and symptoms that are associated with hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia.
- Will ensure proper monitoring and implementation of foot care.
- Proper education prevention techniques associated with mobility and foot care.
Diabetes is a serious disease that should not be overlooked.
Be sure to know the signs and symptoms and symptoms associated with diabetes.
Make sure to contact your health care provider if you need more information regarding this disease.
Become a CNA
For more information on becoming Certified Nursing Assistant, give ICI a call at 847-929-6129.
CNA CLASSES are offered at our location near Chicago, Illinois.
We have 4 week CNA classes, 6 Week CNA classes, and Weekend CNA classes that can fit your schedule. Give ICI a Call today!
ICI Welcomes Presenters from Warren Barr Gold Coast! Warren Barr is an employer looking to hire motivated individuals who are looking to provide care as a CNA in the Chicagoland and near suburban region.
Warren Barr Gold Coast
GET CPR CERTIFIED WITH ICI!
Check out ICI's new CPR Certification Schedules for our classes near Chicago, Illinois. Attend one of ICI's CPR classes and learn a skill that will save a life. For more information about getting car certification near Chicago, Illinois, give ICI a call at 847-929-6129 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org