Basics of Care for the Resident Who Has Urinary Incontinence – Nursing Assistant In-Service Education

Incontinence is a common issue for many of our residents. In fact, almost 50% of residents in a nursing home present with some type of incontinence. This education will discuss urinary incontinence along with the care and treatment that is an integral part of the care certified nursing assistants (CNAs) …

AAPACN Education Foundation 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Meet four rising stars in long-term and post-acute care – the AAPACN Education Foundation 2021 Scholarship recipients. The AAPACN Education Foundation positively impacts the lives of 1.4 million people living in nursing homes by providing scholarships for nurses seeking their RN license and degrees in nursing. In 2021, the AAPACN …

Staying Alert for Acute Conditions – Nursing Assistant In-service Education

Participants will learn to describe reasons nursing home residents are at risk for acute conditions, list symptoms and changes in vital signs, physical function, mental function, and body condition that could indicate acute conditions, identify ways to report a change in resident condition to the nurse, and discuss the CNA’s …