Alabama Nurse Aide Registry

ALABAMA AL Certified Nurse Aide Registry AL Department of Public Health Division of Health Care Facilities The RSA Tower, Suite 600 201 Monroe Street Montgomery, AL 36104 Phone: 334-206-5169 Fax: 334-206-5219 Visit Website … [Read more...]

CNA Guide: How To Deal With Clients with Alzheimer’s Disease?

According to the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, dementia reportedly affects 3% to 11% of community-residing adults older than 65 years of age and about half of community-residing adults older than 85 years of age. Many of those suffering from dementia who are older than 85 reside in institutional settings. Almost 60% of adults 100 years of age and older demonstrate dementia. With this high incidence, the need for nurses to take care of these demented clients also increases. As such, becoming a certified nursing assistant or a CNA opens you to several job opportunities. The Western countries would never lose the need for CNAs as the baby boomers are expected to hit the … [Read more...]

How much does a CNA earn?

Being a certified nursing assistant nowadays can be demanding both physically and mentally. Aside from intangible knowledge about the human body and how to make it come in a calm state despite the illnesses, as a CNA this job can also be financially rewarding one. However, with the fast paced like we have sometimes you might think is the earning of CNA enough? This is a question that might have been roaming around the minds of newly employed CNAs. An earning from one employer can be enough if you have minimal needs. An average pay of a CNA in an 8 hour job could be between $10.50 to $12.10 per hour for a private agency such as private nursing homes. Others may even opt to have short term … [Read more...]

Client Rights That Every CNA Should Know

Clients are entitled to receiving services that will make their hospice or hospital stay worthwhile. Otherwise termed as ‘Bill of Rights,’ the list of privileges focuses on the dealings between the patient and physician in addition to the patient’s personal responsibility to participate in his treatment and make sound decisions. As main personnel in providing health care, certified nursing assistants should know these things. The core value in providing health care services is focusing on the key person – the CLIENT. Hence, service providers should be aware of the rights their patients are entitled to. In most cases, people are not aware of the rights they are privileged with at … [Read more...]