The Health Care Field At A Nursing Home Essay

1129 Words Dec 12th, 2015 null Page
I have worked in the health care field for a while now and with taking this class I still was taught new things every chapter I read for this class. It is almost impossible to be at the position where you can say that you know all you need to know in community health. Policies are often changing throughout the state and country, as well the simple policies that change in the hospitals and doctor offices. I know that my knowledge has improved from this class; however, I do know there is more I could learn. I sometimes struggle understanding the HIPPA law. There is some information we can give, yet some that we cannot give out to anyone but the patient. It sometimes is a struggle for me to understand the differences between what information we can give, and what we can’t give. My values and belief’s may not need to change completely; however, there is always room for improvement. I know that when I was 18 years old and started as a Certified Nursing Assistant at a nursing home, my beliefs were completely different. It was “I was here to work, and that’s all”. You than realize that sometimes you have to adapt your beliefs to the situation you are in. Sometimes things can be a struggle working at a nursing home. Such as the people you are working with sometimes don’t understand the situation that they are in. For example, if I was taking care of an elderly person who has had dementia for a while and their brain is stuck back when they were younger and they don’t understand…

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