Support Groups for Nursing Assistants

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Working as a Nursing Assistant can be very fulfilling. It is a great feeling to know you spent your day helping others. However, with this job comes a great deal of stress and frustration at times. This is due to short staffing so there is too much to get done, issues with other medical staff, and dealing with terminally ill …

Prepare for the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Pursing a certificate as a Nursing Assistant is a very exciting adventure. The curriculum generally lasts from four to twelve weeks depending on the requirements in your state. Federal regulations require a minimum of seventy five hours of training. You Nursing Assistant course will be composed of classroom training, practicing what you learned on mannequins and each other, and clinicals …

Precautions Nursing Assistants Should Take

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Being a Nursing Assistant is a very rewarding career for those who choose to enter the medical field with a thirst for knowledge and a dedication to helping others. Your Nursing Assistant course, clinicals, and trainings often don’t prepare you for precautions you need to take. Most employers don’t either. Therefore it is the responsibility of every Nursing Assistant to …

Patient Rights Nursing Assistants Need to be Aware of

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Nursing assistants take great care in providing patients with the best possible care. They assist with meeting their basic needs on whatever level that particular patient needs. Nursing assistants often have to make informed decisions for the patients they care for. However, it is very important for all Nursing Assistants to be aware of rights of all patients. Nursing assistants …

Nursing Assistant Relationships with Other Staff

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

To be an effective Nursing Assistant, you must have excellent communication skills. You will be communicating throughout your daily activities with patients, their family and friends, and an array of medical staff. You will work directly with the Nursing staff. This will be a very important area to develop strong relationships in. You will also be communicating with physicians, X-Ray …

Nursing Assistant Licensing Requirements

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

For those interested in pursuing a career in the medical field, obtaining your certification as a Nursing Assistance can be exactly what you are looking for. While the specifications for licensing vary by state, all programs have basic elements. First, you must be able to pass a background check. This is for the safety of all patients and other staff. …

Nursing Assistant College Options

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Now what you have decided to start looking into a career as a nursing assistant you will want to consider your options for obtaining the education you need to go into your newly chosen field. There are many options to consider when deciding to go into nursing assisting as a career choice. Many city and state level colleges will offer …

Nursing Assistant Background Checks

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

In today’s society, background checks are conducted by most employers to help safeguard against theft as well as to help secure the safety of the people they serve and the other staff members. Anyone wanting to be a Nursing Assistant should expect a very thorough background check to be conducted prior to being hired at any medical facility. In many …

Nurse Assistant Training

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Nurse Assistants play a vital role in our healthcare facilities. They provide patients with assistance in regard to their basic needs including bathing, feeding, and dressing them. The level of assistance depends on the individual needs of each patient. They also are an invaluable resource for the Nursing staff. Becoming a Nurse Assistant requires completion of a certificate program. Such …

Best Nursing Careers; Careers of Today and of the Future

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Nursing is one of the careers which are overflowing with never-ending personal and professional rewards. Once you are in this career, it means that you have chosen to have your life spent helping others while using your skills; the skills of uniting knowledge of science and medical procedures with being compassionate for others. There are also a few professions that …

Get The Right Nusing Careers In Mental Health

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

Being at the right place and time will almost always open new opportunities for you and your career. This is true in all walks of life, even in looking for great careers like the different careers in the health care field. Sometimes, it is more challenging to get one of the nursing careers in mental health than the ordinary ones. …

Looking for Alternative Nursing Careers?

Jeff Moore Avery Healthcare, medical

For some nurses, the daily hospital life can be too demanding and stressful. You need to provide care to your patients eight hours a day, and this means you can get caught up dealing with other people’s problems. Also, at some point in time you can make a mistake that would take away someone’s life. That’s pretty painful, right? If …