For Your CNAs, General, In the News

Are Your CNAs In the Know about Sexual Harassment?

Regardless of your political leanings, there is no denying that the current presidential election has brought the issue of sexual harassment to the forefront.  As healthcare professionals, we know that sexual harassment is an important topic, mandated as part of every employee’s training by the Joint Commission, OSHA and state regulations. Still, it seems as… Continue reading Are Your CNAs In the Know about Sexual Harassment?

For Your CNAs, General, In the News

Help Your Nurse Aides Make 2016 Their Healthiest Year Ever!

In our last blog post, we shared some resources that may help your nursing assistants ring in the New Year with a healthier outlook on life!  As we all know, one of the biggest health issues across America is the obesity epidemic…and those of us in the nursing field are not immune from it.  More… Continue reading Help Your Nurse Aides Make 2016 Their Healthiest Year Ever!

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A Caregiver Crisis Is Coming…

WANTED (between now and 2022): 580,000 new personal care aides, 424,200 home health aides, and 312,200 nursing assistants. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is estimating that in the not too distant future, our nation will be in the midst of a caregiver crisis.  Hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities will all… Continue reading A Caregiver Crisis Is Coming…

For Your CNAs, In the News

Green Houses to Help Seniors AND Nursing Assistants Thrive?

You and your CNAs work very hard to promote the best quality of life possible for your elderly patients, clients and/or residents.  But, everyone in healthcare knows that certain issues can really impact client care—such as staffing ratios, quality time spent with clients and infection control practices.  One non-profit organization in the U.S. has developed… Continue reading Green Houses to Help Seniors AND Nursing Assistants Thrive?

For Your CNAs, General, In the News, Lifelong Learning, Teaching Tips

Top 5 Benefits of Civility Training

Does your organization suffer from a hidden culture of incivility—opening the door for dangerous medical errors, poor patient satisfaction and higher employee turnover? If so, you are not alone. In 2008, The Joint Commission recognized the widespread problem of “behaviors that undermine a culture of safety.”  In fact, uncivil behavior among healthcare employees now constitutes… Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Civility Training