JAMDA Study: CNAs Rushing Social or Physical Care Tasks = More Resident Behaviors (11/21)

Published online: November 21, 2021. The abstract is free and open to the public. Rushing Care by Care Aides Associated With Experiences of Responsive Behaviors From Residents in Nursing Homes

Lead CNA Programs: Learn How to Hire and Support the Best In-House Candidates

Lead certified nursing assistant (CNA) programs can create positive change in nursing homes. While program goals often vary from facility to facility, lead CNA programs may improve resident quality of life and quality of care, increase CNA communication and teamwork, give CNAs a path for professional growth and reduce CNA …

The Exit of the CNA: Mandate or Me—What Now?

With the introduction of the vaccine mandate for nursing home employees, many organizational leaders fear staff, especially certified nursing assistants (CNAs), will quit rather than get the vaccine. This week, several industry experts have voiced concerns about the potential for a mass exit of CNAs, questioning how facilities can continue …

Nurse Aide (CNA) In-Service Training and Competency Tracker Tool

F947, Required in-service training for nurse aides, requires that each certified nursing assistant (CNA) complete a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training per year starting on the CNA’s hire date. Nurse leaders can customize this tool to include the competencies outlined in their facility assessment and the CNA’s performance …

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) …