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. Visit  systoly profile page
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    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. Visit  foreverLaur profile page
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    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.
    lindarn likes this.
  3. Visit  LPNweezy profile page
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    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
    lindarn likes this.


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