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Home Health Aide Training Sylvania OH - What Your Resume Should Look Like if You’re a Brand-new STNA

What Your Resume Should Look Like if You’re a Brand-new STNA

If you’re new to being an STNA, you might not have thought about your resume yet. But to start applying for jobs, you’re going to want to put your best foot forward. Home Health Aide Training Sylvania OH - What Your Resume Should Look Like if You’re a Brand-new STNA Make Sure You Include Contact Information It sounds like something you wouldn’t forget, but it’s surprising how many people forget to include contact information on their resumes. Make sure you list your [...]

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How Can an STNA Help a Patient with Diabetes?

Diabetes is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States. A recent report found that nearly half of Americans either have this disease or are at the risk of developing it. Without proper care and medication, diabetes can lead to several long-term complications, including blindness, stroke, kidney failure, and nerve damage. How can a nursing assistant play an active role in managing diabetes and prevent further complications? Read more to find out: Nutritional Counseling The best [...]

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Why Do You Need In-Home Nursing Care?

While medical emergencies like strokes or heart attacks may not last more than a few seconds, the road to recovery can be long and overwhelming. Unfortunately, a hectic work schedule and a busy lifestyle leave many of us with little time and energy to care for our aging or ailing loved ones. Med1Care’s in-home nursing care services are perfect for people who cannot get the help they need because their children live far away or their partners are also aging [...]

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Home Care Services Maumee OH - What Qualities a Good STNA Needs

What Qualities a Good STNA Needs

Most people who go into the healthcare industry have at least somewhat of an idea what to expect. But if you’ve never delved into what an STNA does, you might not realize what all goes into being the best state tested nursing assistant you can be. Understanding some of those qualities can help you to be prepared for your studies and for your first few days on the job. Home Care Services Maumee OH - What Qualities a Good STNA [...]

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Home Care Perrysburg OH - What You Need to Know about Becoming an STNA

What You Need to Know about Becoming an STNA

If you’ve heard about STNAs, or state tested nursing assistants, and you’re curious about how to become one, it helps to understand what STNAs do and where they work. It’s also important to know what the process is for being able to call yourself an STNA. Home Care Perrysburg OH - What You Need to Know about Becoming an STNA What STNAs Do State tested nursing assistants are the boots on the ground in the nursing profession. If you decide to be [...]

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Elderly Care Toledo OH - What about When Your Senior Doesn’t Want Any Help?

What about When Your Senior Doesn’t Want Any Help

It’s frustrating to see your senior struggle with something or to need help from you or from others and to have her turn down that help whenever you offer it. There might be valid reasons for her to do this, but it’s still frustrating. Elderly Care Toledo OH - What about When Your Senior Doesn’t Want Any Help? Look Behind What She’s Saying When your elderly family member turns down help that you’re offering, there can be a lot of layers to [...]

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Home Health Care Upper Sandusky OH - What the Process is for Becoming an STNA in Ohio

What the Process is for Becoming an STNA in Ohio

If you’re thinking about becoming an STNA, or a State Tested Nursing Assistant, you might be wondering how you can go about accomplishing that task. It’s both easier and more difficult than you might think. Here’s the process. Home Health Care Upper Sandusky OH - What the Process is for Becoming an STNA in Ohio You’ll Need Some Training First In order to be the best STNA that you can possibly be, you’ll need some training. The key is to choose a state-approved [...]

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Caregiver Sandusky OH - Four Self-care Tips for STNAs

Four Self-care Tips for STNAs

Being an STNA means that you’re taking care of several patients at a time. You’ll do that every shift, every day that you work. That can start to add up to a lot of people you’re taking care of in a short amount of time. You need to make sure that one of the people you’re caring for is yourself. Caregiver Sandusky OH - Four Self-care Tips for STNAs Proper Hygiene Protects You and Your Patients During your training, you learn a [...]

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3 Reasons Why In-Home Physical Therapy is Essential

Why In-Home Physical Therapy is Important Did you know October is National Physical Therapy month! This is celebrated to recognize the contribution of physical therapists and assistants and create awareness about the importance of physical therapy in helping people live a healthier life. At Med1Care, we have seen firsthand how patients benefit from quality in-home physical therapy. Here’s why we think a customized therapy program can not only prevent further injury but also contribute positively to overall health: 1. Preventive Care With [...]

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Essential Qualities of a Nursing Assistant

3 Qualities that Make a Good Nursing Assistant A Certified Nursing Assistant or STNA helps patients with daily activities like eating, bathing, dressing, etc. in hospitals and long-term care facilities.  They play a very important role in the healthcare system, especially regarding caring for the elderly. If you are planning to sign up for STNA classes and do not know if you are suited for the job, here are the top three qualities that make a good nursing assistant: 1. Being Observant Some [...]

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