Archive for January, 2012

Your CNA Training & In Home Health Care Decisions

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Your CNA Training – On the Job Issues Now that you’ve completed your CNA training and have made the decision to work as an in-home health care CNA, there are a lot of different issues you’ll have to learn to deal with. As a CNA training graduate, you are prepared for the basics, but what [...]

From CNA Training to Developing an On the Job Routine

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

What if Your CNA Training Didn’t Prepare You We get a lot of questions from recent CNA training graduates who become frustrated with their first jobs, especially if they are at retirement or senior adult centers. If you are a recent CNA training graduate looking for employment, keep this in mind: Although you’ve learned all [...]

After CNA Training: 5 Simple Ways to Balance Your Energy and Make it Through the Day

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

After CNA Training: On the Job Energy! After CNA training, you may not have been prepared for the demand and physical toll of employment as a nursing assistant. It’s true. You are rush, rush, rush throughout an 8-10 hour shift. The work often involves lifting, being on your feet for the duration of the shift, [...]

CNA Training and Resident Rights Refresher

Friday, January 27th, 2012

From CNA Training to Career Patient rights, you learned about this in CNA training, but by the time you are a CNA graduate and have a few months under your belt, you may have forgotten a few things. Unfortunately, failure to remember your CNA training and what you learned about resident rights doesn’t exempt you. [...]

The New CNA Training Law – Safe Patient Handling

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

CNA Training and Lift Teams Most nursing assistants spent quite a bit of time learning to lift residents during their CNA training. In the past, there was always the risk of injury and many CNA’s were required to lift patients who they were physically incapable of. CNA training taught two methods of lifting, one alone [...]

CNA Training Tips to Ace Your Certification Exam

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

CNA Training & Certification You’ve taken your CNA training classes and now you are ready to take the certification exam, or are you? You know the information like the back of your hand and you can still hear your CNA training instructor repeating the vital parts you’ll need to remember, but you’re still nervous. Here’s [...]

After CNA Training – Is There a Better Time of Year for Job Hunting?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Employment After CNA Training Now that you’ve completed your CNA training, are you ready to get to work? While you may be anxious, it may be a little while longer before you actually land your new job. Why? Here’s a little inside information. Finding a job after CNA training is much easier during certain times [...]

After CNA Training – More Patients Than You Can Handle? Here’s 5 Short Cuts

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

After CNA Training: Employment Success You’ve finished your CNA training and now you’re working in the job that you’ve wanted to work in for a long time. The only thing is that you’re swamped with a caseload that makes you run constantly from one client to the next. There’s good news on the horizon for [...]

Before Signing up for CNA Training: Take a Look at the Facts

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Will You Make It Financially After CNA Training Are you thinking of starting CNA training so you can be a nursing assistant? Well, before you make that step towards CNA training, it’s important that you know what you are getting yourself into. While being a CNA is a rewarding career, it may not be all [...]

CNA Training and Job Placement Services

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Ready for Your New Job After CNA Training? You’re a CNA training graduate and you’re ready to find a job. While this sounds simple enough, it’s not that easy. It can be difficult to find companies looking to fill this position, especially when they don’t advertise.  While the job market for CNAs may not look [...]