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Certified Nursing Assistant Code of Ethics Outline

  • Published: 2009-07-21 (Revised/Updated 2014-10-21) : Author: Disabled World : Contact: Disabled World
  • Synopsis: An article presenting an outline of the Certified Nursing Assistant Code of Ethics.
Certified Nursing Assistant
A certified nursing assistant, or CNA, helps patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Also known as a Nursing Assistant (NA) a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) or a State Tested Nurse Aid (STNA), the individual who carries this title needs strong work ethic and ability, but issues of liability and legality prevent CNAs from performing certain procedures.

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"Practice good health habits in order to keep your own good health. Sound health habits include nutritious meals, sufficient rest and sleep , time for relaxation and recreation when off duty, and prompt reporting of any sign of illness."

An article presenting an outline of the Certified Nursing Assistant Code of Ethics. Help preserve life, ease patient's suffering and work toward restoring health to all. Help preserve life, ease patient's suffering and work toward restoring health to all.

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Responsibility in Resident Care

Fulfill Responsibility to Employer

Professionalism for CNA

Carrying out resident care in a manner that:

Ethical Behavior for CNA

Ethical Behavior for Resident Care

Ethical behavior for work

Unacceptable behavior which may result in dismissal:



Examples of Breeching Confidentiality

Discussing personal information with:

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