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How to Choose Programs for Nursing Assistants

March 28, 2011

A nursing assistant can work in a hospital or clinic environment along with a team of health care workers to provide direct support for the patient. Though very little direct medical care is given by the nursing assistant, they are an integral part of the health care team that can ensure that the patient is comforted, informed of the process of certain diagnostic testing and other types of procedures and also that the patient is going to be cared for while staying in the hospital.

Nursing assistants have a number of duties when it comes to working with the patient … Continue Reading

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Nursing Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

December 3, 2010

Becoming a nursing assistant means that the student is going to take on a vital role in the care that is provided to patients, on a very personal level. The nursing assistant provides care to the patient physically, but also provides a high level of emotional support to the patient that has been admitted to the hospital or care facility.

Here are some of the duties that are expected of a nursing assistant working in a health care facility:

Emotional Support
Emotional support is an essential part of the patient care. It is important that the patient feel their needs … Continue Reading

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Registered Nurse Assistant Salary

October 19, 2010

Have you ever taken the time to think of the people who work in hospitals such as the doctors and nurses? I mean think of them from a different humanitarian perspective unlike the way we are always thinking them in terms of the many services that we get or expect from them.

Most of us do not think of doctors and nurses in terms of do they have families, where do they live or even how much money they make from their job. Like every legal profession, the nursing profession has got its standards, requirements and most importantly a salary … Continue Reading

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