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The Easiest CNA Job on Earth

Being a CNA can be the hardest job in the world. The doctors come by and give the patients a cursory glance, the RN’s and LPN’s hand out the meds and do the heavy paper work and the CNA’s give the patients baths, dress them, groom them, feed them, take them to the bathroom, and […]

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Nursing Home Personalities 101

No matter how many nursing homes you work in, you will notice that there are always certain patients that are well known for one thing or another. It is really not much different than high school except that the “students” are elderly and you have to keep them happy to keep your job. The Social […]

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Starting Your Career as a CNA

You’ve just completed your CNA training. What now? Well, the good news is that you are trained in one of the most in-demand fields today. According to the United States Department of Labor, excellent job opportunities are available to CNAs, and employment for trained CNAs is projected to grow faster than average. Due to the […]

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Legal Issues Concerning Nursing Assistants

With any type of professional license, there are certain legal responsibilities. As a working CNA you should be cognizant of potential legal liabilities that you may be exposed to throughout your career. If you fail to meet the proper medical standards, there could be significant consequences. It’s up to you to be familiar with local, […]

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Free Continuing Education for CNA’s

You completed training, passed the CNA test and found a job. Does this mean that your medical education is finished? Absolutely not. All states require certified nursing assistants to complete a specific amount of continued education (CE) hours per year to remain active in the state nursing registry. The required hours vary by state. Some […]

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How To Become A CNA Instructor

The demand for certified nursing assistants is increasing rapidly in the United States. The Bureau of Labor reports that CNA job opportunities will increase faster than the national average through 2018. This high demand for CNAs is also fueling the need for qualified CNA instructors. Before entering the workforce, certified nursing assistants receive hands-on training […]

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Retaking The CNA Exam

The CNA exam, otherwise known as the National Nurse Aid Assessment Program measures a potential CNAs competency prior to employment in any state in America. According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, a CNA candidate will be administered 70 multiple-choice questions on the written part of the exam and will be required […]

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Resources to Help Find a Job as a CNA

Even in the midst of a troubled economy, there is still a strong demand for qualified certified nursing assistants. The large number of baby boomers that are requiring care are fueling this continual need for CNAs. A certified nursing assistant plays a crucial role as a vital member of the healthcare team. CNAs are directly […]

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