Instructors’ influence on CNA staffing and organization quality is undeniable. As the number of CNAs needed across the country continues to grow, so does the need for CNA candidates to train and, ultimately, fill those positions.
When I first joined Straightaway, I knew I needed to watch and observe the key users of our product to learn exactly how they used it, what they needed to accomplish, and get the feeling of what a day in their shoes really felt like.
Everyone knows the old adage, “Nurses eat their young,” but is it true? Vince Baiera details his experience as a CNA and how while Nurse Managers may have the best intentions, it’s hard to be a CNA who is afraid to ask questions.
Vince Baiera details his experience as a CNA at UPMC Healthcare. In this vlog, he expresses the importance of keeping an open mind and not being afraid to ask questions.
Our very own Brady Keeter hosts this webinar where she outlines the key features of Straightaway’s SUPPORT. Brady is joined in this webinar by guest host and Advisory Board member, Sherry Johnson.
“I started my career and…boy was I in for a shock! Even though I was in nursing school, there were still things I was learning every day that were surprising me.”
Becoming a CNA wasn’t what I dreamed about growing up. After high school, I needed a job and it seemed like a good place to start. I signed up for a class at the local community college, gathered some scrubs, the right shoes, and a bit of curiosity.
This week, California took an important step forward to prevent critical shortages of Certified Nurse Assistants in long-term care. This is exciting news for us at Straightaway!
In the last 18 months, we’ve made significant strides in bringing our groundbreaking TRAINING courseware to more skilled nursing organizations across the country. Click for a quick update on where we stand as of October 2018.
Serving others has been a strong thread throughout my career. When I started my first teaching job, one of my major initiatives was to learn how to best serve my students and parents. Serving others is all about your ability to add value to the organization, to students, or, specifically in our scenario, to the residents.