As every CNA knows, things change rapidly in health care. This means that nursing assistants can't "rest on their laurels" and claim that they know all they need to know to do their jobs. Having an active, open mind and a true desire to continue learning go a long way toward being an effective CNA.
Studies have shown that an hour of increased brain activity can make a person smarter, more energetic, creative and open to new ways of thinking. Of course, completing inservices or reading medical information online are two ways to increase your brain activity.
However, there are countless ways to exercise your mind that have nothing to do with medicine-but will still help keep your mind stimulated and ready for "on the job" learning. Here are just a few: read more »