Archive for the 'Duties Of A Certified Nursing Assistant' Category

CNA Training- The Road to a Profession With Many Hats

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

CNA Training One of the best parts about taking CNA training is that is allows you to begin a career as a CNA, where no day is ever boring. This is because CNAs are responsible for a number of different responsibilities and duties that vary each time they are at work. Although each patient’s care [...]

CNA Training Skill: Simple Steps to Patient Foot Care

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

CNA Training With patients constantly wearing socks or slippers, it may seem like skipping washing your patients feet might not be a big deal. As a CNA training graduate, you will be expected to wash your patients feet daily. You will do this for two reasons: to clean the patients feet to ensure that germs [...]

CNA Training Skill: 7 Easy Steps to Grooming Your Patient’s Hair

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

CNA Training Your patients love the feeling of someone doing their hair as much as you do. As a CNA training graduate you will help patients with everyday tasks that they are no longer able perform for themselves. One of the tasks you will be required to do is patient hair care. This CNA training [...]

Tips for Making Sick Patients More Comfortable After CNA Training

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

After CNA Training   Working as a nursing assistant after CNA training means you will often be caring for patients who are sick or injured. It your responsibility to ensure you take every step you can to provide them with the most comfortable accommodations possible. While you might have a lot of experience and CNA [...]

After CNA Training: Office-related Tasks and How to Handle Them

Monday, May 7th, 2012

After CNA Training There are many aspects of a CNA’s job description you will learn about during CNA training. For many CNAs, employment is completely hands-on; they work with patients directly in an effort to provide them with the care they need for daily life. For others who have completed CNA training, duties in the [...]

Tips for Obtaining CNA Training to Help Care For Your Aging Parents

Friday, April 20th, 2012

CNA Training   You may have never considered actually taking part in CNA training, but now that your parents are growing older and need assistance with daily tasks, the thought has crossed your mind a few times. While you already help your parents to the best of your abilities, CNA training would provide you with [...]

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 [...]

An Overview of the CNA Training Course

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant So you’ve made the decision to take the CNA training class to become a Certified Nursing Assistant?  Congratulation! Not only is a career as a CNA rewarding and respected part of the health care industry, but according to the Department of Labor Statistics, certified nursing assistant job opportunities are plentiful [...]

CNA Duties in the Emergency Room

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

So, you’ve completed your CNA training class, passed your exam, and now you’re a certified nursing assistant, ready to enter the work force. Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNAs, have a world of options when it comes to what type of medical setting they wish to work in. Some choose the laid back atmosphere of an [...]

5 Tips For New CNA’s Working in a Residential Facility

Friday, October 15th, 2010

If you are a brand new CNA, you’ll soon discover there is always something to learn. Although there are plenty of issues to deal with on a daily basis, don’t become overwhelmed. Here are some solid tips and timesavers that will help you thrive in your career.