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The Patient’s Bill of Rights

In 1973, the American Hospital Association (AHA) put out a document called “A Patient’s Bill of Rights” which outlined the standard for patient care and treatment in America. While the document has undergone several revisions in subsequent years, the tenants of the bill remain largely unchanged. ...
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By Law, CNA's Aren't Allowed to Diagnose Patients...

As a CNA, you know you’re not allowed to diagnose patients. But you’re more than qualified to know what “completely crazy” looks like when you see it! No matter what nonsense your patients throw at you (and usually “nonsense” comes in the form of food, objects, or worst of all, bodily fluids), th...
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CNA: Bed, Bath, and WAY Beyond!!

If you’re a nursing assistant, you know your job demands a lot. You’re expected to completely care for an almost impossible number of people, all while keeping a good attitude and a smile on your face. When you come to think of it, being a CNA is a lot like the store: Bed, Bath, and WAY Beyond!
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How to Protect Yourself From C.Diff

C. diff is a bacteria that causes fever, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, and watery diarrhea. It’s spores can live outside the human body on hands and equipment for a very long time, so it can be spread from person to person if proper precautions are not taken. While it sometimes can affect hea...
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I'm a Nursing Assistant, what's your Superpower?

Nursing assistants are overworked and underpaid, but always caring and compassionate. “I’m a Nursing Assistant, what’s your Superpower?” just about sums up these heroes of healthcare!
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