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Certified nursing assistants who want to work in cardiac care should receive additional training to care for those who suffer from heart diseases. This will especially help when searching for a job that involves heart care. Most CNAs who want to go this route in their career will undergo training as a patient care technician.
Certified nursing assistants will encounter working with all types of patients and residents. Learning the conditions of your residents or patients will better help you and them when providing care. So what should CNAs know about taking care of and the duties involved with those who suffer from congestive heart failure?
Certified Nursing Assistants learn 11 Fascination Facts about the human heart.
Certified Nursing Assistants often have a better knowledge of the patients’ needs and requirements than the additional nursing staff. Many will develop ongoing relationships with the patients as they have more one on one time with them than any other medical staff. This is why it is important for CNAs to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack.