Top Duties of CNAs

We often see them roaming around the hospital corridors, carrying out tasks delegated to them, caring for one patient to another. They have been our partners in crime (err.. care?), providing basic needs to patients. Who are we talking about? Of course, they are no other than Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). CNAs work under the supervision of nurses in delivering high quality care to patients, but what exactly are their duties? Let’s pause a bit and take a closer look at CNAs’ and their duties and responsibilities. Feed, bathe and dress patients CNAs assist patients perform their basic needs as well as personal hygiene such as giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, … [Read more...]

Requisites for CNA Registration

You think you have the calling to serve the humanity? Do you have a tendency to be compassionate and always ready to help other people? Do you always have a listening ear for the woes and hopes of the sick? If your mind tells you that indeed all of this speaks all about you, then you are fit to be a certified nurse assistant. A Certified Nurse Assistant or CNA is a person employed by the hospital in answer to the nursing shortage problem. They are tasked to assist the nurses and the Licensed Practical Nurse or LPN in bathing, feeding, grooming their patient and to help them ambulate. They help lessen the task done by the nurses and act as their bridge in giving holistic care to their … [Read more...]

CNA Job Interview Tips

After acing the CNA State Exam and completing the necessary requirements, you are now ready to practice what you've learned and worked hard for. It's now high time to scout for that dream CNA job that will not only fulfill your mission of serving humanity, but a career that will likewise pay your bills and feed you. Every fresh graduate, and even those who are looking for a new job, normally finds it nerve-wracking to sit in for an interview. Thus, to make sure the interview goes well even for a first-timer, it is important to keep in mind some useful tips on the interview process, which includes sufficient preparation and a lot of confidence. The first tip is to prepare for … [Read more...]

What to Know About CNA – Providing Quality Care

Certified Nursing Assistant can always be found on the side of the bed of the patient. They are required to always assist the patients in almost everything especially if the patient could not do it by themselves. It is their job to assist the patient in bathing, grooming and feeding them. They are also in need to accompany the patient whenever they would go to the laboratory for some tests. They also assist them in ambulating and provide them with some range of motion activities. They also need to keep the patient’s room in order and clean.  With all of these, where does quality care come in then? Quality care means providing care with an excellent standard. This also means providing … [Read more...]