What Future Pediatric CNAs Need to Know

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In pediatric medicine, knowing what kind of work you’ll be doing on a daily basis is important. It’s even more important because you’ll be working with children instead of grown adults. Here is a brief guide on the typical tasks and work locations of pediatric nursing assistants.

Daily Tasks for Pediatric CNAs

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  • Gather patient information.
  • Take vitals.
  • Check to see if pediatric supplies are stocked.
  • Provide administrative support and help out with general tasks in the unit.
  • Administer medication.

This could also include admissions work like room set-ups, creating charts, and data entry.

Places to Work for Pediatric CNAs

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