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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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Common Medical Prefixes

As a CNA, you’re bound to take care of more than a few patients with illnesses you’ve never heard of. Want to look and feel smart on the job? Memorize our handy list of medical prefixes to make it that much easier to decipher what Dermatomyositis next time you see it on a chart. Prefix———————— M...
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Start where you are...

Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can. When the world seems like its caving in at work, take some time to remember this quote. You are only one person, and you cant do it all, but you can do something! You have unique talents and gifts, so use them!
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What's the Difference Between a CNA and CMA?

You have probably stumbled across the titles CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) and CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) if you have ever looked into a career in the medical field, had a friend/family member who has spent time in a hospital, or spent time in the hospital yourself. There are numerous ...
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