preparing for sims position

The Sims position is an important nursing skill used for turning, positioning, and transferring patients. It is practiced extensively in nursing schools and clinical settings to ensure that students are comfortable with this technique before graduating. This position can be executed on either side of the patient; however, it is most often performed on the […]

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nurse assistant in clinical training

To become a Certified Nurse Aide, clinical training is essential. The majority of states require CNA classes consisting of between 16 and 100 hours of the total training necessary. Nurse aide students have the ability to use their conceptual knowledge during training at either an approved facility or a long-term care facility. During the course […]

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Fowler's position

Fowler’s Position: How to position a patient in Fowler’s Position Considering how many patients spend significant time in hospital beds, Fowler’s position is an extremely important patient position for a CNA, or any nurse, to understand. Fowler’s position, or standard patient position, was invented by George Ryerson Fowler as a way to reduce the mortality […]

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