Becoming A Certified Nursing Assistant Essay

821 Words Sep 15th, 2015 4 Pages
When I decided to enroll in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) last 2009, I know that I would be able to deal with different kinds of people and be able to be part of their healing process during their stay in the healthcare institution. Today, as I become a part of the health team, I learned a lot of things. First is being able to know how to communicate and work with varied type of people may it be our patient or a coworker. In my every day shift at hospitals and nursing homes, I was able to meet people from different countries with diverse culture. My effective communication as part of the healthcare team was developed for me to be able to know how to talk to them effectively. As I performed my tasks, I also got the chance to meet different types of health professionals. At first, I would be hesitant that I might commit a mistake and would affect our patient condition. However, as I learn to deal with my anxiety and just perform something as they say, I was able to gain their respect and be proud of myself. For example, I have a coworker that is from Ethiopia and their way of speaking, culture, and values are different from mine, but as I talked to her regarding our patients I was able to adjust myself and express what I know and she would gladly understand.
Moreover, when I worked in hospitals, it is where I learned how nurses perform nursing care procedures to patients because I was very eager to see how everything was done. These procedures include NGT…

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