Should you Sit in Public Bathrooms?

Should you sit? To sit or not to sit, that is the question. It was the question that came up on hike today with a nurse friend of mine.  She asked if I sit in public bathrooms. This started a … Continue reading

Nurse Aide Staffing Ratios in Nursing Homes

The Ratios Nurse aide staffing ratios have been a topic of discussion since nurse aides have been utilized in care settings. Federal law does not require a certain number of residents/ patients/ clients per nurse aide (NA) but only requires … Continue reading

Want to open a Nurse Aide Program?

Opening a Nurse Aide Program I have taught Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) classes in nursing homes and at community colleges. In my 14 years of being a nurse aide instructor, I have always taught for someone else. I have often thought … Continue reading

Wellness and Fitness Apps

Phone Apps for Health Does saving money by using apps on your phone sound too good to be true? Wellness and fitness monitoring, via phone apps, may just be the trend of the future. With a push from healthcare companies … Continue reading