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Working as a certified nursing assistant we wash our hands more then we probably blink. As a result, this can cause hands to become dry and irritated. Having dry hands makes us more susceptible to cracks, skin tears, scratches, and abrasions than well-hydrated skin, which can ultimately let in germs and potentially lead to skin infection and illness.
For anybody who is a CNA there is a good chance are your lifting patients frequently, and very likely will encounter back problems. Without a doubt if you happen to be a certified nursing assistant you will end up at-risk having to deal with backaches at some point from lifting the patient you will be attending to.
You ever wonder what the best scrubs are for your body. Search the best nursing uniforms for your body shape.
Certified nursing assistants spend most of the day on their feet. Often working long hours during the week. This is why it is important to find the best shoes for CNA work.
Certified nursing assistants, or CNAs, spend almost all of their time caring for other people. But how much do they care for themselves? If you're a CNA, you probably know how difficult it is to find enough time to keep yourself in good condition.
Whether your planning on buying a gift for a coworker or a friend or family member who is a certified nursing assistant there are a few things to keep in mind.
The frontline of nursing, the eyes and ears of nursing facilities and angels in scrubs. Who are we? We are certified nursing assistants. Just as the title suggests, we give assistance to nurses. We are the ones that devote the vast majority of our time with your loved ones.
Working as a Certified Nursing Assistant can be quite stressful, but it can also be very rewarding. For those who do not work in patient care there are a few things that they will never understand.
Winter can be a beautiful time of year, however, a winter wonderland can be hazardous for Certified Nursing Assistants driving to and from work. Knowing what precautions to take while traveling when snow or ice is in the forecast is essential.
Certified Nursing Assistants are on the go all day, everyday... Lifting walking, or even running, taking care of residents. Taking care of individuals can be quite stressful, however most don’t realize how painful your feet and legs are until after the shift is over and when you finally sit down. The following tips will help you the caregiver relieve foot and leg pain after a exhausting shift.
Jillian Simpson, CMA, CNA-CHPNA, CNA-RA
Nurse Aides, we are a BRAND! If you have not realize it yet. We are individuals but categorizes as a whole profession in the healthcare field. We have to admit that we played a major role in sabotaging our brand as healthcare professionals.