Straightaway customers have been approved, or are in the approval process, in 19 states (5 approvals, 14 application submissions). While it definitely takes some paperwork and requires a bit of effort, the process itself isn’t terribly complicated, especially when guided by a team who has done it several times over.
This blog series will demystify the process of setting up a CNA training program in your facility. We will walk you through how we help you find classroom space, an instructor, obtain state regulatory approval, and navigate the tricky waters of change management so that your organization can confront the challenge of short staffing and be better off as a result.
How we end our sessions is as important as any other part. Debriefing means to carefully examine and analyze your students upon the class completion, and to provide a succinct summary of what was covered.
It is best to always assume the best of your learners. Disruptive behaviors are most likely due to boredom or a lack of understanding of classroom rules.
From our previous posts about CNA: Edge – SUPPORT, it’s easy to see we here at Straightaway are diving head first into helping organizations better support their staff. Another way we want to help new CNAs is by giving them more avenues to seek help or get advice they desperately need as they adjust to their new roles within your organization.
In this blog, we examine some myths and misconceptions around our use of media – the dreaded Powerpoint and other media assets.
Our Check-In program is designed to help you identify those employees who are at risk and provides you with guidance on how you can intervene in the specific areas they are struggling.
The human mind is hardwired to discard any information it doesn’t readily use. Our brains attach weight to that which is practiced.
An effective Peer Mentoring Program is key to helping newly hired CNAs build relationships and feel welcomed and supported.