Archive for February, 2012

CNA Training and the Importance of Personal Hygiene

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

CNA Training Topics CNA training teaches many things about hygiene, both for the patient and the care-giver. It is very important to be clean and hygienic when you arrive at work, and to stay that way throughout the day. Although this may be thought of as obvious, you’d be surprised at the mistakes that are [...]

Can I Take CNA Training Without U.S. Citizenship?

Monday, February 27th, 2012

CNA Training  Topics The U.S. offers both citizens and non-citizens the chance to better themselves through education, such as CNA training. Every year hundreds of students come to here to take CNA training courses for certification in their own country. While you do not have to be a citizen to register and attend school, you [...]

Can I Use a Government Grant to Pay For My CNA Training?

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Funding Your CNA Training If you are interested in becoming a certified nurse assistant but looking for some help financing your CNA training, you may have wondered if government grants are available to you. If you go about it the right way, the answer is a definite, yes! Unlike some fields, the health industry continues [...]

Top 5 Shoes for the CNA Training Graduate

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

After CNA Training – Shoes As strange as it sounds, one of the most important decisions a CNA training graduate will make is choosing the right shoes. After CNA training, you will spend long hours on your feet, standing on hard and unforgiving floors. Sometimes, you will have few, if any opportunities to sit down [...]

Can Your CNA Training Transition into an LPN or RN Position?

Friday, February 24th, 2012

CNA Training & Your Career Many people who are interested in a career in the health care industry begin by taking CNA training. Although you cannot become a nurse without returning to school, starting as a CNA can be a good stepping-stone. There are many reasons why you may want to take your CNA training [...]

Lagging Behind in Your CNA Training, When to Speak Up?

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

CNA Training CNA training is relatively brief, but an enormous amount of information is being taught in that time period and it can be easy to fall a little behind. This is especially true for many students in the fast track CNA training programs or for those who haven’t been in school for a number [...]

You’ll Be Surprised Who Makes the Best CNA Training Candidates

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

CNA Training Candidates Whether you’ve just started CNA training or you’re working on an RN nursing degree, the number one reason most individuals enter the field is out of a desire to help people. Your CNA training, after all, is preparing you for a service oriented career. Although often viewed through rose colored glasses, health [...]

Understanding Your Rights After CNA Training

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

After CNA Training During and after CNA training, you will hear a lot about your resident’s rights. You will learn that your patients have the right to care, they must be treated with dignity, their privacy must be respected, and they a right to be safe. While much your CNA training will focus on the [...]

After CNA Training: The Importance of Lifting Correctly

Monday, February 20th, 2012

After CNA Training During CNA training, the importance of safe lifting techniques will be practically drilled into your head. This is because as a CNA, you will most likely be lifting every single day. You only have one spine, and proper lifting techniques can help you care for it correctly, so you can continue helping [...]

Unique Job Opportunities After CNA Training

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

CNA Training CNA  training has the opportunity to lead to other jobs that are not in the medical field. There are several different career fields where it would be possible for someone with the skills acquired from CNA training to flourish. Many jobs, such as a Nanny, Day-care Provider or even a Receptionist in a [...]