Anyone with a genuine desire to serve the needy, especially during their days of ill health or sickness, in modern times, have the better option of getting into the lucrative field of serving the sick persons in the form of a certified nursing assistant, which involves dedicating one's time completely in serving the sick ones. We human beings, these days are devoid of the proper time to invest in taking care of our near and dear ones, who are ailing and are on the lookout for our care and love during these times of sickness. But we are so tied up with our personal issues and professional issues that we hardly have the sufficient amount to time to devote that in looking after the sick … [Read more...] about Preparing Resume for a CNA Job
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There is no shortage of talents in the U.S. country. Unfortunately, many people who are capable enough to contribute to the society go unnoticed simply because they could not complete their education due to financial and other problems. Many will disagree and point towards the grants and sponsorships available in the country. However, sometimes, it takes more than just an allowance to accomplish one's goal. Let's say you are passionate about helping others and wants to complete nursing education. You may succeed in getting a concession or donation for the course fee, but you still have to manage expenses for commuting and buying other accessories such as white dress, shoes and a second-hand … [Read more...] about CNA Education Free of Cost Through Corporate Jobs
The fact that two of the main aspects of a CNA job, time management and organization skills, totally being ignored in the CNA training somewhat confuses, and makes me lament over it. Students who want to learn these skills have to spend extra time and money, since training providers offer it as an extension course. Students are left on their own to learn it on the job. I learned these skills when working as a certified nursing assistant in a hospital. Even after working in the medical field for three years, I am still not confident in saying that I have mastered prioritizing and organizing CNA work. This is because so many changes suddenly take place in the job. I do not mean to … [Read more...] about How Does a CNA Prioritize and Organize the Workday?
The maximum number of cases of back injuries fraught in any profession is that of a certified nursing assistant, because of the reason that it is one, which involves the maximum cases of either requiring to lift up the sick person, for the purpose of moving him or her from one bed to the other or from place to another. And this type of task has to be done by the nursing assistant on almost a regular basis, with the profile of the work itself offering no respite to the nursing assistant. For the very reason, it is only very important that the nursing assistant is well aware of the proper manner of lifting the sick person, for preventing back injuries as a CNA in a health care facility. The … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Back Injuries by a Nursing Assistant
Everyone at some point or the other thought of being of help to somebody or the other in their times of distress, or sickness. But, we find a clear and concrete idea of how this desire of ours can be given shape to, when we come across the profile of that of a certified nursing assistant. The task of a nursing assistant is to provide every possible help that can be extended to the persons who are sick, and who are not in the position of themselves doing the chores of their daily lives. However it is not a very easy task to qualify for the examination of that of a nursing assistant, and then go on to become a certified nursing professional in this field, who is then all out to go and pursue … [Read more...] about Preparation for the Nursing Assistant Exam
One with a thirst for serving others in their days of ill health and sickness, has to find out what are the requirements to be practicing as a certified nursing assistant, and then go all out to becoming one. It is neither during the course provided, nor during the period of being in the internship, or even in the process of being in service in an organization, that the precautions nursing assistants should take. Therefore, it is the duty of every nursing assistant to make himself or herself acquire the necessary knowledge, regarding the required precautions to be observed. Sometimes, it is observed that even if there is some other help ready for the assistance of the nursing assistant in … [Read more...] about Preacautionary Measures to be Taken by a Nursing Assistant
The duty of a certified nursing assistant covers mainly tasks related to taking care of the sick persons, and in this case the most important thing that comes into consideration is how well the nursing assistant is groomed to look after the sick patient. The sick patients, in their sick health cannot do most of the work of the daily life, which is done by the nursing assistants on their behalf. That is, almost all the tasks, like bathing, at times even having food on his or her own, changing their clothes on their own and so on. During such times, it is the nursing assistant who takes care that all these duties are done perfectly, and that the sick person is completely at ease, without … [Read more...] about Factors to Consider Personal Hygiene for a CNA
Anyone with a desire to serve the sick patients in their times of need or sickness can have the option, these days, of turning this noble desire into that of a profession, that is, to start work as a certified nursing assistant and be of help to the sick patients when they are in need of care and love the most in their lives. In modern times, we people might be earning lots of money, but then we are devoid of the time, which is the most important factor to devote it for our near and dear ones, with the result that most of the times when any of the relatives fall ill, we resort to taking them to a health care facility, where there are the certified nursing assistants, who give the same … [Read more...] about Passing the CNA Skills Test and Written Exam
Selecting the right nursing assistant training program is not an easy task. Given the demand of nursing assistant in the U.S., many institutes, schools, colleges and other technical training centers are offering CNA courses. Most of these training providers may have an approval from the state local nursing board. However, that does not guarantee their efficiency in teaching you. Therefore, it is necessary to think whether the nursing assistant training you are enrolling in is right for you or not. Whenever we try any new thing, it is important to know if that particular thing is worth the money or time, we are spending on it. And how would we know, by doing research and finding out what … [Read more...] about Nursing Assistant Training – Is It Right for You?
We all are afraid to take responsibilities in our professional lives, especially when the salary does not motive us to do so. That is the reason why we hear many nursing assistants saying, "I'm just a CNA." Even if someone is happy with his/her salary, the reason in asserting this common phrase could be a lack of initiative or confidence. This is a shared phenomenon among all fresher and experienced nursing assistants. Actually, they do not realize that by using this sentence, they are just making themselves seem smaller. Perhaps, they believe that the contribution they are offering to the healthcare facility is not that important as compared to other higher designations. If you too are … [Read more...] about Nursing Assistants – You’re Never “Just” a CNA