Archive for April, 2013

CNA Training – Disaster Relief Nursing

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

CNA Training for Emergencies and Crisis In the light of the Boston Marathon tragedy, the recent Texas pesticide plant explosion, and other emergency situations that have and do occur on a regular basis, there is a clear need for more disaster relief nurses. What are disaster relief nurses and what type of CNA training do [...]

CNA Training Advice – Are Study Guides Worth the Cost?

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

CNA Training Tips You’ve taken your CNA training courses and now you’re nervous about taking the exam. We see countless CNA training students forking out money on study guides and refreshers out of “fear of failing.” Are these study guides worth the cost or are you better off to simply study the material you were [...]

9 Ways to Boost Your Confidence After CNA Training

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

CNA Training Do you every doubt yourself? While everyone at one point or another has a little doubt, when you doubt yourself on a daily basis, are unsure of your skills, and feel like you are insignificant, it can take a toll on your self-confidence and the way you act. As a CNA, boosting your [...]

Top 3 Ways to Refresh Your CNA Training Skills and Find the Position You Want

Friday, April 19th, 2013

CNA Training So, it’s been a little while since you last worked as a CNA. Perhaps you took some time off after having a baby. Maybe you simply went in a different career direction for a little while to make sure being a CNA was truly your calling. No matter what the circumstances, if you [...]

After CNA Training: Calming Venipuncture Fears in Children

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

CNA Training After CNA training, you will be asked to work with many different types of patients, depending on the health care facility where you have found employment. While in nursing homes your care will mainly be focused on the elderly, in hospitals, you will be required to implement the knowledge you gained throughout CNA [...]

Spotting Skin Breakdown After CNA Training

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

CNA Training One of the most important aspects, and most frequent job task, of a CNA after CNA training is perineal care. While this task isn’t the prettiest part of your job description, it is an essential part that cannot be ignored. During CNA training, you learned that perineal care is the process of washing [...]

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – Is This What to Expect After CNA Training?

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Are CNA Training Graduates Shirking Their Responsibility? They always say that entering into CNA training proves you’re a special kind of person. To dedicate your life (or at least a good portion of your career) to become a certified nursing assistant is commendable. It should conjure up visions of Florence Nightengale, or at least a [...]

How to Stand Out and Gain the Recognition You Deserve After CNA Training

Monday, April 15th, 2013

CNA Training Sometimes it isn’t easy being a CNA after CNA training. You rarely receive a ‘thank you,’ your paycheck barely covers the bills, and every day, the tasks you are assigned make your mind spin and your body ache. No one, including the nurses above you, the administration, and even your patients, seems to [...]

A Realistic Guide to a Healthier Lifestyle After CNA Training

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

CNA Training We understand; working as a CNA after CNA training requires a lot of time, focus, and effort, and when you combine this demanding, though rewarding, career with the full-time work required for caring for your family, home, and social life, there’s simply no time left for hitting the gym five days a week. [...]

4 Tips for Older Adults Entering CNA Training

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

CNA Training CNA training offers the opportunity of a lifetime for many individuals who are interested in becoming successful within the medical field. While many students entering CNA training start within a few years of graduating from high school, many more are taking charge of their careers later in their twenties, thirties, or even forties. [...]