10 Top Notch Ideas For CNA Inservices

As a nursing supervisor, you are all too familiar with the basic (and often mandatory) inservice information presented to nursing assistants. At health care organizations across the U.S., CNAs sit through lessons on standard precautions, abuse and neglect, confidentiality and fire safety. Other common topics include nutrition, pain management and a variety of disease processes. Without question, these are all necessary inservices for nursing assistants.

However, to develop a team of top-notch CNAs, it’s important to go beyond what is necessary or mandated. Coming up with pertinent topics can be a challenge when you’re trying to fit inservice education into your already packed schedule. Here are some ideas for inservices that will get your nursing assistants thinking outside the box-and have a real impact on the quality of their client care.

1. Teach about Being Assertive

Top-notch CNAs are assertive people. They understand the difference between communicating passively, aggressively and … Read More

12 Things Your Stool Says About Your Health



How to understand if you’re really healthy? Here’s the easiest way to do it: check your stool colors and what learn they mean. As gross as it may sound, the color and shape of your stool can reveal a lot about your health. Any changes you might notice can be a sign of a serious disease.

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Stool color 0:29
White 1:08
Green 2:00
Yellow 2:39
Black 3:38
Red 4:17
Stool shape 5:29

SUMMARY
– If you see separate solid lumps reminiscent of nuts or goat feces in your toilet bowl, it is likely a sign of severe constipation. This type of stool means your body lacks fiber.
– Sausage-shaped, large, and lumpy stool speaks of constipation.
This type of stool is also caused by a lack of fiber.
– If the cracked sausage-shaped stool is what you usually have, there are no reasons to worry. That’s a normal stool. … Read More

Sarah Hyland on Dealing with Chronic Health Issues and Suicidal Thoughts



Actress Sarah Hyland sat down with Ellen, and divulged what it’s been like dealing with a slew of health issues, including endometriosis and gout, for the past few years. The 28-year-old discussed her two kidney transplants, dealing with depression, working through pain while filming “Modern Family,” and shared what helped her get over her suicidal thoughts.

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