Test Prep Blog for the CNA

Caring for Patients with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia can be one of the most challenging tasks a CNA faces during his or her career. In addition to taking care of the patient’s physical ailments, there are constant challenges that come with mental impairment. Often confused, patients may lash...
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Patient Differences: Religious, Ethnic, and Cultural

Caring for any patients requires meeting their emotional and mental needs in addition to their physical ones. This may involve any religious, ethnic, and cultural considerations. This concept is a key part of the CNA’s daily tasks, but it is often overlooked. In addition to that, it can be very...
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Caring for the Older Population

Caring for an older population is becoming an increasingly important initiative for those in the nursing field. This is due to several factors, including the aging of the baby boomers, an increasing life expectancy, and the fact that there are fewer young individuals to provide care. While toda...
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CNAs and the Law

With rare exception, anyone entering the medical field can expect to encounter legal issues that pertain to their professional lives. CNAs are no different. As an integral part of patients’ daily care, CNAs must understand the laws as well as the consequences in order to maintain compliance and s...
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All About Checking A Pulse

A pulse is the arterial palpation of a heartbeat. In the average adult, the heart beats between 60-100 a minute. A pulse slower than 60 beats per minute is called bradycardia. A pulse faster than 100 beats per minute is called tachycardia. To take a pulse, use your index and medial finger and...
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Caring for Patients with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia can be one

Patient Differences: Religious, Ethnic, and Cultural

Caring for any patients requires meeting their emotional and mental

Caring for the Older Population

Caring for an older population is becoming an increasingly importan