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How Case Studies Enhance HHA Training

2023-05-03T08:05:46-04:00

How Case Studies Enhance Home Health Aide Training Home health aides play a vital role in the lives of individuals who need assistance with daily living activities due to illness, disability, or advanced age. As a result, home health aide training programs are essential for equipping these caregivers with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide quality care to their clients. As part of a training program, what can you utilize to enhance your students’ skills? One effective teaching method that can be used in these programs is the use of real-life case studies. Case studies are [...]

How Case Studies Enhance HHA Training2023-05-03T08:05:46-04:00

Take a Walk through August’s Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide

2023-04-18T07:56:34-04:00

Take a Walk through August’s Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide Want to know what’s inside the pages of August’s Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide and how our content benefits you and your students? Then you’re in the right place; keep reading for a tour of our newest nurse assistant textbook. The Skills Contents, found on page xvii, gives quick page references for each critical skill a student will need to learn to become a nurse assistant. Learning Objectives provide an overview of key concepts, serve as a study guide, and are essential tools for passing the state [...]

Take a Walk through August’s Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide2023-04-18T07:56:34-04:00

How to Use the QR Codes Inside Our Books!

2023-03-21T08:12:37-04:00

How to Use the QR Codes Inside Our Books! In today’s world, our phones are always near, in our pockets, purses, and mostly in our hands. What better way to empower your students to take their learning into their own hands and personalize their study experience than to utilize a tool already in their grasp? Enter, the QR code. By now, you see QR codes everywhere. At your local restaurant to access their menu, on posters at a bus stop to visit a website, or on a post card to receive a special offer. But what about [...]

How to Use the QR Codes Inside Our Books!2023-03-21T08:12:37-04:00

Take a Walk through Home Health Aide: The Complete Guide

2023-03-01T07:59:23-05:00

Take a Walk through Home Health Aide: The Complete Guide What can you find in Home Health Aide: The Complete Guide? Take a look and find out! Objectives: Learning objectives begin each chapter and give an overview of the key topics covered. Key Terminology: The Key Terminology list shows the terms you will be introduced to in the chapter. Margins: Margins include key terms, QR codes, and ample space for note taking to promote comprehension and retention of key concepts. Imagery and Graphics: These are incorporated throughout to illustrate the skills and concepts being taught. Example Notes: [...]

Take a Walk through Home Health Aide: The Complete Guide2023-03-01T07:59:23-05:00

New Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide Announcement

2023-02-21T08:58:37-05:00

Announcing the Arrival of August's Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide I am so excited to announce the release of our new nursing assistant book, August’s Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide, for students and teachers. This comprehensive resource is designed to provide all the information you need to support your nursing assistant program. As a teacher myself I am always appreciative of innovative ways to interact with content, and I think you will find our resources will spark your interest too! One of the unique features of this book is the use of QR codes throughout, which provide [...]

New Nurse Assisting: The Complete Guide Announcement2023-02-21T08:58:37-05:00

Learning Styles for Adult CNA Students

2023-01-24T08:39:13-05:00

What are Different Types of Learning Styles to Consider when Teaching Adult CNA Students? Are you a new CNA instructor? Do you teach primarily adult populations?  Teaching adult learners can prove to be challenging for even the most seasoned instructor, let alone a new instructor. There are many reasons for this. Adult learners have previous experience or knowledge that they are unconsciously applying during the learning experience. It can shape the way they interpret the information you give them or even take them down memory lane while you are teaching. Adult learners have a lot going on! [...]

Learning Styles for Adult CNA Students2023-01-24T08:39:13-05:00

How to Create a Syllabus for Your CNA Program

2022-12-21T15:40:53-05:00

How to Create a Syllabus for Your CNA Program If you are preparing to teach a CNA course, one of the most important elements to share with your students is the syllabus. The syllabus provides students with a bird’s-eye view of what to expect in your course. In this article, we will share with you the elements of syllabus creation to ensure you create a well-rounded and informative syllabus. How can students contact the school or the instructor? At the very top of the syllabus, ensure you have the name of your school, the address, the website, [...]

How to Create a Syllabus for Your CNA Program2022-12-21T15:40:53-05:00

What is a Textbook Crosswalk and How Does it Help?

2022-11-16T15:01:44-05:00

What is a Textbook Crosswalk and How Does it Help? If you are a CNA instructor, you may have been subjected to the task of trying to figure out which page in your textbook discusses the topic you are to teach for the day. In searching you may find that the topic is on multiple pages or in multiple chapters. You may find yourself flipping from the book’s index back to the table of contents trying to put it all together. For this reason, August Learning Solutions created a CNA textbook crosswalk. What is a crosswalk? A [...]

What is a Textbook Crosswalk and How Does it Help?2022-11-16T15:01:44-05:00

How to Create a Course Outline for Your CNA Program

2022-10-24T08:51:33-04:00

How to Create a Course Outline for Your CNA Program When preparing to teach your nurse aide training course, you will want to know how to disperse all of the state-required curriculum content among your course hours. This article will guide you through the steps that it takes to create a useful course outline while incorporating our August Learning Solutions CNA textbook. Know what your program hours will be. All nurse aide training programs have different hour requirements mandated by the state. These requirements vary significantly, from 75 hours in Tennessee all the way to 160 hours [...]

How to Create a Course Outline for Your CNA Program2022-10-24T08:51:33-04:00

Prevent Cheating when Testing Online

2022-09-16T14:39:14-04:00

How to Prevent Cheating when Testing CNAs Online If you are thinking about teaching online or have considered transitioning your nurse aide training program to a hybrid format, you may have a few valid concerns. Will my students look online for answers while taking assessments? Will my students have someone else take the test for them? Will my students have cheat sheets or answers near them during the online test? These are all concerns many instructors have. How do you conduct online assessments to prevent these issues?  I want to give you a few options on how [...]

Prevent Cheating when Testing Online2022-09-16T14:39:14-04:00
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