Becoming A Certified Nursing Assistant

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My childhood initiated a desire to help prevent and mitigate injury or illness; this soon flourished into an interest in the health care field. To help narrow my choices I explored as many science courses as I could. Talking with health care professionals and reading nursing textbooks I found in my aunt’s house piqued my interest in the nursing field and patient care. From there, I completed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course which further solidified my decision. Now, I am fully invested in becoming a nurse. In the CNA course I became an advocate in the care of the patient. The course introduced me to many skills such as taking one’s vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and repositioning those who are bedridden. It

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