Really Silly Question - page 2

I have what is probably the most simple questions you'll ever hear on this page but where goes anyway... What is a CNA? I have seen so many posts which use this abbreviation and have no idea what it... Read More

  1. by   New CCU RN
    Oh.... there is also SNA (Student Nurse Assistant) which pretty much is the same job description as Gromit just posted....

    Where I used to work we also had BA (Business Associate) which was our unit secretaries, EA (environmental associates).....janitors, and then PCA which has already been explained ..patient care associate.
  2. by   jenn234
    I bet you guys could write a book with all of those...lmao.
  3. by   oramar
    My favorite is PIA. I remember when the unit secretaries first had their titles switched to PIA. They showed up with it on their name tags and I could scarcely suppress a giggle.
  4. by   tattooednursie
    A CNA stands for Certified Nut Amanda . . . or Certified Nursing Assistant. I'm a CNA either way since my real name is Amanda, Mandi for short. Its hard work, it really is.
  5. by   jenn234
    Originally posted by FutureRN_Mandi
    A CNA stands for Certified Nut Amanda . . . or Certified Nursing Assistant. I'm a CNA either way since my real name is Amanda, Mandi for short. Its hard work, it really is.
    LOL, I've only been here a couple days but I can already tell you have an awesome sense of humour.

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