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CNA/PCA Questions


Has <1 years experience.

Hey everyone, I just got hired as a PCA (Patient Care Assistant/CNA) for a hospital and this is my first exposure to hospital environment outside of my nursing school clinicals.

1. The unit I am going on will give me 6-8 patients a shift to take care of. Do you have any tips for prioritization to stay on top of all of the patients?

2. Are there any must-see topics on this cna/pca forum that are must-reads for those going into this? I want to be as prepared as possible.

Thanks again everyone!

Edited by protectNnurse2b


Specializes in PCT, RN. Has 3 years experience.

What unit did you get hired on to?

Congrats, by the way!