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    When building a career in the medical field, you should never pick a profession just for the money. Unfortunately, many of the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), working in our nation’s Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities, are doing just that. If you are doing this profession just for the money not only are you suffering, but the residents are suffering even more so. The cause of taking a job as a CNA for the money is that is results in poor resident care. First, how does not caring…

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    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 volunteering in a hospital, working at a nursing home of Alzheimer’s patients and in home health care. Each experience can…

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    With two years’ experience of being a Certified Nursing Assistant, I have some personal experience that influence my decision onto continuing my career path onto becoming a Register Nurse or even a Director of my own nursing home. I have learned in this field it has its downfalls, but if you have a passion, it is a rewarding career. According to Nursing Education Perspectives “All types of RN programs dropped by 8 percent between 2005 and 2006. (Kaufman, Kathy, PhD). Despite that fact one…

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    My educational goals that I set for myself are high. I am going to Saint Cloud Technical and Community College this summer, to be a certified nursing assistant. I then plan to work as a certified nursing assistant while I attend Saint Cloud State University to get my bachelors in nursing. I would like work as a nurse for a while and then go back to school and take online classes at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities for my masters for either a Nurse Midwife or a Nurse Anesthetist. The…

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    healthcare field. Over the summer, I began a program to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. The program I attended provided me with clinical experience which I gained through patient interaction in a nursing home. During my clinical rotations, I was able to successfully implement all of the skills that I had learned in the classroom, such as, maintaining…

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    no idea what I was going to write about. I was originally going to write about preparing for college, thankfully in the middle of one of my classes I came up with the brilliant idea of writing about the process I went through to become a certified nursing assistant. I chose this topic because it was a big event that I had recently gone through. Even though preparing for it took about two years, I believe that I helped to set a foundation that will help me in life. Also it was a perfect…

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    Working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a long-term healthcare facility has made me question how we handle death for the terminally ill in the United States. Caring for and interacting with people that are in the final stages of life alters one’s personal view of death. In a way it removes fear and allows one to see the comfort and relief that death may bring to someone that is suffering. Picture this; you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Out of desperation, and denial, you…

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    summer before my senior year of high school. I was tired of having an empty wallet when I wanted to go out with friends and I did not want to ask my parents to cover my “wants” forever, but who really wants to go to work? When I received my Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license during my junior year, I thought that it would merely represent an opportunity to get a good paying job for someone my age. My first day on the job I realized that this was going to be so much more than just a…

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    The Road to Success Reading and writing are like the components of a workout; the more you practice, the better you’ll become. This comparison became my motto during a time I had to learn a new language. Although it wasn’t just any language like English or Spanish, this language involved codes, signs, abbreviations, and terms. I would have to learn this new language through the help of reading and writing in a mere three months. Having a hate-hate relationship with reading and writing…

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    1. https://www.ache.org/abt_ache/code.cfm American College of Healthcare Executives Code of Ethics is for Healthcare leadership representatives. Currently I am a Practice Manger for a health care company, and am pursuing a role as a Regional Director. The ACHE Code of Ethics set a guideline for Healthcare Leadership to interact with their patients, colleagues, community and other organizations. Rules of ethical behavior for the leadership are covered in the Code of Ethics. An essential…

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