Archive for June, 2011

CNA Training: Brand New Program to Decrease the Number of Patient Falls

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Ongoing CNA Training Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) provide critical support to the staff of hospitals, nursing homes, and outpatient clinics.  One of the primary duties of a CNA is to keep patients under their care safe from injury caused by accidents.  Unfortunately, accidents are not uncommon in facilities responsible for caring for sick, recovering, or [...]

After Your CNA Training: The Best Places to Work for a Rewarding Salary

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Completing the training necessary to become a certified nursing assistance (CNA) takes between six weeks and three months.  However, a student has taken their certification exam and are eligible to apply for CNA positions they soon realize the hard part is choosing the best job opportunity.  CNA training opens up many career options, but it [...]

What If I Fail The CNA Training Exam?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Excited students complete their CNA training only to be faced with the possibility of failing the CNA training exam. This can be a terrifying reality that many do not want to face because without passing this examination they are ineligible for employment. This certification, also known as the National Nurse’s Aide Assessment Program, evaluates each [...]

CNA Training for a Career as a Travel Nurse

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Can CNA training launch you out of a dead end job? If you like to help others and are interested in the health care industry, you might consider CNA training (certified nursing assistant training). The healthcare field is secure in virtually any economy. Once your CNA training is complete, there are numerous employment opportunities, including [...]

CNA Training and Risk Management: Patient Falls

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Once you’ve completed your CNA training, you should be knowledgeable on  ways to avoid patient falls. With the injuries that can occur with a fall, avoiding them is vital. If you are following the procedures you’ve learned, there’s no doubt that you use a belt to help position heavier patients, you make sure the floors [...]