• Much like range of motion, ambulation is very important to the health and well being of residents.  ...

  • As a nurse aide you will come in contact with infectious disease. This is a part of the job, albeit ...

  • On the job you will come across many different types of machinery or equipment that you will learn t...

  • Due to the highly personal nature of work that takes place in any medical facility, confidentiality ...

  • Constipation – many people joke about this situation, but constipation can be a very serious medical...

  • Contractures occur when muscles and tendons contract due to non-use and spastic activity of the musc...

  • Certified nurse aides work in a variety of facilities from hospitals to nursing homes. These aides m...

  • Critical care is also known as intensive care. When a person is in need of care from life threatenin...

  • It is no secret that working as an aide is hard on your body.  It is very important to take care of ...

  • Dementia, or Alzheimer’s Disease, can be a difficult condition for certified nursing assistants to w...

  • Nurse aides are the first line in healthcare. We are the men and women that stand in front of patien...

  • Not everyone is difficult to work with, but for some certified nursing assistants, a few patients ca...

  • Upon entering the patient’s room, politely greet the occupant, introduce yourself and then explain w...

  • It takes someone special to thrive as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and this job comes with it...

  • Throughout your CNA training program you will be taught ethics. Almost every class is going to menti...

  • Upon entering the room, politely greet the room’s occupant. Set the tray down and head to the bathro...

  • HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This act was put into effect i...

  • Not every facility has an efficient housekeeping unit or floor aides that take care of making beds o...

  • It can come as a surprise in the spring and summer months that residents may complain of being cold....

  • While nursing assistants usually provide care for those that cannot help themselves as will be cover...