What Does It Take to Be A CNA?

By | 2018-03-24T14:54:09-06:00 March 24th, 2018|CNA|

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) help patients with health care needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. CNAs are qualified to work in home health care centers, assisted living facilities, urgent care centers, medical centers, nursing homes, hospitals, and others. In regards to becoming a CNA, there are various legal [...]

Medication Errors in Nursing Homes

By | 2018-03-24T14:56:30-06:00 November 27th, 2017|CNA|

What is a Medication Error? A medication error is an occurrence in which a mistake is made by a nurse, doctor or caregiver during the process of administering medication to a patient. Studies have shown that one in five elderly patients suffers from a medication error at some point during their stay at a nursing [...]

What is the Difference Between a CMA and an MAT?

By | 2018-03-24T14:56:40-06:00 October 29th, 2017|CNA, MAT|

You may have interest in pursuing a career in the medical industry. You may be wondering what the difference is between medication administration technician and a certified medical assistant. A certified medical assistant (CMA) is someone who works alongside physicians in medical offices or clinics. It’s one of the fastest growing occupations due to an [...]

How to Prepare for Your CNA Interview

By | 2018-03-24T14:56:46-06:00 October 29th, 2017|CNA|

So here we are. You’ve done it! You finished your CNA classes, you’ve passed your exam and now you’re preparing for your first interview. This is what you’ve been working toward but you’re not sure what to expect. What will they ask? What do you need to know? What should you bring? We’re going to [...]

How CNAs Can Maintain Safety in a Home Setting

By | 2018-03-24T14:57:00-06:00 September 25th, 2017|CNA|

Working in the health care industry is a wonderful endeavor.  It is incredibly inspiring to see those who care for their fellow humans who can not care for themselves.  This field does, however, come with a number of inherent dangers: the risk of infection and belligerent patients or their families, to name a few. It [...]

5 Important Skills CNAs Need to Possess

By | 2018-03-24T14:57:08-06:00 September 17th, 2017|CNA|

It's no easy task to be a certified nurse assistant. In fact, it takes a very special type of person to be certified nursing assistant. There are 5 traits / skills a person needs to possess in order to be a successful certified nursing assistant. Knowledge. It is important for you to take your classes seriously [...]