CNA Reflection

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Yesterday, I learned, witnessed, and performed CNA tasks (providing peri and bowel care etc.,). I completed the tasks requested because I believe in patient-centered care and teamwork. However, I understand from multiple CNAs, charge and staff nurses, and other hospital staff the expectations and perceptions of a sitter is to perform and provide a dual role. A sitter on the floors is utilized as a CNA and also utilized by other nurses as deemed necessary. Although, this situation occurred I am extremely uncomfortable being placed in a position where this can or will become a controversy or issue with other staff members. The CNAs on the floor carry a heavy load and a sitter who is not participating in CNA work will place a strain on

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