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    Not everyone has a big enough heart to care for strangers; some people may just look the other way and ignore. Being a Certified Nursing Assistant(CNA), or also called a Nurses’ Aide, you must be willing to care for patients with activities of the daily living, under the supervision of a nurse. When the Volunteer Nurses’ Aide Service program launched by the American Red Cross, numerous amounts of volunteered people gathered to train to become a nurses aide during WWI. Due to traumatic amount of injured soldiers, young woman were taught the ways of being able to assist the nurses. Then again during WWII, 12,000 more aides were also apart of the team in the military hospitals. Out of all the different units of the hospital, I’m in the Float…

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    Certified Nursing Assistants CNA, a profession that is widely misunderstood and undervalued. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) are members in the healthcare that work under the direction of an RN, LPN or LVN. Certified nursing assistants provide hands on nursing care to patients in many healthcare settings. In addition CNA’s have many responsibilities and do more work than several other nurses. Without CNA’s many patients worldwide will not be taken care of and have assistance with eating,…

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    How to be a Successful Certified Nursing Assistant Many CNA’s have their own methods on how to be successful and proactive while they work. To be a successful certified nursing assistant you must carry certain traits including good time management, compassion, and good work ethic. An important step to being successful is wanting to do the kind of work that this job requires. I know so many people who are CNA’s and hate the work that they do. If you come and do this job and do not enjoy…

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    In my life I have always gone above what was expected to help others, whether I am holding a door open for someone coming in or giving someone a smile that may make their day. I have always wanted to help others whenever opportunity approaches. Helping others reminds me of when it rains and after the rain comes a rainbow. At this time I started with medical assistant being that I would be able to help many people with such things like making an appointment, recording what is needed for the…

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    They take their time and effort to make sure these patients get exactly what they need, they make sure they always have the proper daily supplies they need done. They make sure they have their baths, clothes changed, teeth brushed, bed pans changed, make sure they do not have any bed sores, and also make sure they are comfortable and not in any kind of pain. Just by doing their jobs, they make $11.73 per hour, some Certified Nursing Assistants are on call 24/7 which all depends on where they…

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    Certified Nursing Assistant: The Elderly Helper Emergency Room nurses run around the hospital all day long working with severe injuries, but what do CNA’s do? When people get old and tend to forget things, they get put in a nursing home or have health care. Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNA’s, are the ones who help them while they are in this predicament. It is not about the salary or holidays, it is about helping the elderly when they need it! Some think to themselves, “All CNA’s do is clean…

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    Riley McGuinness Mrs. Bauer Senior Project Research Essay November 9, 2016 The Importance of a CNA Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) positions are not jobs that comes to mind when considering the medical field; however, it is an important step in becoming a Registered Nurse (RN). CNAs are basically caregivers to people who otherwise can 't do things on their own or need to be taken care of, medically and physically. the importance of a CNA and the importance of becoming a CNA before attending a…

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    Thinking of the most rewarding experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant was a very hard decision to make. Every day I come into work the residents help brighten my day. We laugh, sing and dance together and this is when the day’s activity is over. Some of the residents are speech impaired, but I give them a big smile and asked them “how are you doing today?” They usually give me an even bigger smile back. If they are having a rough day I always try to encourage them by letting them know that…

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    “It's not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” Those wise words come from the one and only, Mother Teresa. Her quote comes to mind when I think of the career Certified Nursing Assistant. Another is “It takes a special person to do what you do, I don't know if I could handle it”. It's true, not everyone is fit to be a CNA. Being able to care for the elderly and bring happiness to their day, brings happiness to my day. The special calling to bring others joy, is…

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    With a philosophy being “a proposed explanation whose status is still conjectural and subject to experimentation” mine as a student a future nurse shall ever be changing (theory, 2016). As a current nursing student with a past experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) my personal philosophy stems from my personal experiences, conversations with those in the medical field and knowledge gained from being a student. CNA Philosophical Contributions Working as a CNA I have had experience…

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