The high patient turnover inherent in the field of healthcare — and the risk of infectious diseases those patients might carry — means healthcare facilities have more work involved in maintaining administrative and patient care environments free of pathogens. …

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“Day one, they’re terrified,” says Lauren Law, an instructor in the CNA program at Emily Griffith Technical College. “Some of them look at you like, What do you know? What are you doing here? But you see them open up. You see them blossom.”

A registered nurse (RN) is usually…

Katie Bowden

Freelancer writing from the Greater Minneapolis-St.Paul area, covering topics ranging from education and economic empowerment to human rights and health.

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