Basic Skills Blog Articles

Patients in Pain: Things to Know and What to Do
The Biggest Takeaways of Making Lists and Taking Notes
The Frustrated Patient: How to Understand and Help
Encouraging Independence in Older Adults
How CNAs Can Become Patient Advocates in Their Own Way
Beating the Odds by Building and Strengthening Trust
Confused Patients? Eight Great Tips to Save the Day
Ten Things an Alzheimer’s Patient Wants You to Know
Creating Your Own Holiday Magic at Work
How to Effectively Cope with Patient Death
Eight Unspoken CNA Rules to Live By
Showing Hearing Impaired Patients That You Care
Tools and Equipment that Make Nurse Assisting Easier!
Confused Patients? Eight Great Tips to Save the Day
Should You Present Reality or Use Validation When Caring for Patients with Advanced Dementia?
Conserving Your Patient’s Energy: Know When It Counts and How to Do It
Practical Tips for Caring for Young Patients
Seemingly Harmless Manifestations in Patients that are Actually Dangerous
Eating Issues in the Elderly
Bluer than Blue: Caring for Patients with Clinical Depression
Be Kind and Restore Humanity in the Workplace
Procrastination: One of the CNA’s Biggest Regrets
How to Say it Loud and Clear to the Healthcare Team
Soft Skills That Will Make You a Superior Nursing Assistant
How to Protect Yourself at Work
Three Common Infections in Long-Term Care Facilities
Surprising Facts About Handwashing
What Color Is Your Patient’s Stool?
When Patients Are “Sundowning”

Recent Blogs

Recent CNA Blog Articles
Patients in Pain: Things to Know and What to Do
Shift Work: The Struggles and the Workarounds
Respecting Patient Privacy: A Huge Responsibility
Timesavers for Nursing Assistants
Communication Barriers and the CNA’s Voice
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