Articles In 'CNA'

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

We’ve already mentioned that where you are working plays a big role in the types of tasks you will perform as a CNA, but it can also impact your CNA work schedule. With a multitude of scheduling options available across different workplaces, it can be difficult to pinpoint a typical CNA work schedule. Still, there are a few guidelines that will help you understand what your work schedule will be like as a CNA.... read more.

  • June 28, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Whether you are thinking about becoming a CNA or have already accepted your first job, you’re probably wondering what makes a good CNA. In a field with so many demands, it can be difficult to determine where you should focus your attention. Read on to learn what makes a good CNA - and how to be the best CNA possible for your patients.... read more.

  • April 10, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

There are a lot of places you can work as a CNA. Most CNAs start out working in nursing homes because there are so many readily available jobs. Many go on to work at hospitals or start out there. What’s the difference between working as a CNA in a hospital vs. nursing home? Read on to learn more.... read more.

  • March 07, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs) are confused quite a bit because they have similar roles in patients’ lives, but they’re roles more different than most people think. Read on to learn the difference between CNAs and HHAs.... read more.

  • January 02, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) have a lot of tasks to keep up with. The duties of a CNA are varied, and because each patient’s needs and abilities are unique, it can be a challenge to stay on track throughout your shift. Whether you are spending a day in a busy NY hospital or working the night shift at a nursing home, these 3 effective time management tips for CNAs should help.... read more.

  • November 08, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

So you’ve found a job (or 10) to apply for as a Certified Nurse Assistant and it’s time to write your resume. There’s no need to panic! We’ve got 3 resume tips for Certified Nurse Assistants to help you land your dream job.... read more.

  • September 29, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is responsible for a lot of different things. From assisting healthcare professionals to helping settle new patients, CNAs deal with people all day. Read on to learn the top 3 duties of a CNA.Providing Basic Care for PatientsMany patients require help with basic needs such as washing, going to the bathroom, or getting dressed and undressed. CNAs are responsible for providing this basic care. A CNA must be able to deal with patients in situations where they may feel embarras... read more.

  • August 30, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

In this article, we will be going through a day in the life of working at a NY hospital. Because all jobs at a hospital are different, we have decided to focus on the life of a CNA. Ask anyone who works in a hospital, and you will find out that no two days are exactly alike, but this is a general outline of what a day in the life of working at a NY hospital looks like.Get Caught Up To SpeedWhen you come into the hospital, you will be receiving information from other healthcare professionals about what is cu... read more.

  • October 20, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

“You can be anything you want to be,” was reassuring as a kid. Now, you’re overwhelmed by all the options. If you think you want to become a CNA, you’re probably asking yourself a ton of questions. How long will it take to become a CNA? How much money will I make as a CNA? Will I be happy as a CNA? Turns out that the answers to these questions are the top 3 reasons to become a CNA. Read on to find the motivation to get started on your new career path.How Long Does It Take To Become a... read more.

  • September 21, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs play an integral role in the healthcare industry, providing patients with personal care and assisting nurses and doctors. You might be perfect for the job if you are patient, pay attention to detail, and really want to help people - but starting a new career can be daunting. That’s why we’ve compiled this timeline and steps to become a CNA. Follow these steps, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a CNA.1. Find the Right Program (1-2 Weeks)You’ve already started your resear... read more.

  • September 08, 2016