CNAs doing things not under licensure? - page 2

I'm a BSN nursing student, and today I had a clinical rotation at the hospital. The CNA on the floor there was taking out IVs and Foley catheters. I don't work as a CNA, but I did take the class and... Read More

  1. by   systoly
    If you have a concern. just ask that person. "Wow, that is so cool that you can do that, did you have to take a special course for that?"
  2. by   foreverLaur
    In Ohio, it can be done. At a few hospitals I am familiar with, the role puts in and takes out foleys and does phlebotomy. You don't have to have prior training -- they will train you. I luckily learned foleys, phlebotomy, and sterile technique in my CNA classes.
  3. by   LPNweezy
    That sounds okay to me, that must be the most simplest task ever, i'm sure they can if the are properly trained. I have seen CNAs do it all the time. but i'm in FL