Straightaway Health is excited to be putting together learning products that are designed with all of these innovations in mind. CNA Edge is an a suite of tools that utilize online learning, video instruction, storytelling, simulations, practice, and more.
Context, storytelling, empathy, and micro learning are just a few of the techniques you’ll find in our work.
Nurse managers are constantly innovating. Whatever the situation that arises, savvy nurse managers invent ways around, through and over it. Healthcare is an evolving field that is making strides as the world around it changes.
The mindset is changing from “let’s find more people” to “let’s try harder to retain the ones we have.”
Caregiving is hard work, but it can be very rewarding work. It is all in what you make it.
Maybe you’ve been the one that has had the challenge of either hiring or managing millennials or those that come after them.
The reality is that new CNAs, especially younger ones, come into our organizations expecting a feedback loop — and we owe it to them. Communication has to flow in both directions in order for relationships to flourish.
As we study the data surrounding turnover, particularly turnover in front-line workers, we see that managers of front-line staff can have blind spots that are far more likely to directly impact CNA retention than any absence of skills by the CNAs themselves.
The best investment you can make in people is to analyze how well you are preparing and supporting those who take on the hard tasks of shifting into management.