Effects of an advanced nursing assistant education program


Effects of an advanced nursing assistant education program on job satisfaction, turnover rate, and clinical outcomes

Abstract:

Describes the effects of a advance-training intervention for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) working at the ProMedica health care system in Ohio. The authors found that CNAs were excited about the opportunity to receive advanced training, and that turnover significantly decreased following the intervention. Several clinical outcomes improved, especially the incidence of urinary tract infections. However, job satisfaction for CNAs did not increase in a statistically significant way.

Author(s):
Brown, Megan, et al.
Publication Date:
October 2013
Published in:
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Volume:
Vol. 39, No. 10
Publisher:
Healio
State(s):
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