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June 3rd, 2024   |   5:31 PM MST
June Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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May 29th, 2024   |   11:28 AM MST
OBRA - Detach Nurse Aide Training. Continued #2
May 8th, 2024   |   9:33 AM MST
May Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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May 7th, 2024   |   4:47 PM MST
May Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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April 9th, 2024   |   4:58 PM MST
April Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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April 2nd, 2024   |   6:02 PM MST
April Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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March 5th, 2024   |   9:38 AM MST
Restorative Nurse Aide Hybrid Course from FACETS Healthcare Training
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February 7th, 2024   |   5:14 PM MST
February Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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February 6th, 2024   |   2:47 PM MST
February Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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January 10th, 2024   |   6:10 PM MST
January Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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January 8th, 2024   |   4:26 PM MST
January Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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December 11th, 2023   |   4:57 PM MST
December Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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December 6th, 2023   |   4:38 PM MST
December Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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December 4th, 2023   |   11:08 AM MST
Boost Your School's Enrollment
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November 8th, 2023   |   7:09 PM MST
November Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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October 4th, 2023   |   4:23 PM MST
October Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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October 4th, 2023   |   1:21 PM MST
October Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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September 6th, 2023   |   6:44 PM MST
Transforming Healthcare Education
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September 6th, 2023   |   4:22 PM MST
September Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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August 8th, 2023   |   4:57 PM MST
August Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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August 1st, 2023   |   3:52 PM MST
Expand Your Nursing Skills with FACETS Healthcare Training: Discover Our Resources from CNA FEST 2023
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July 5th, 2023   |   5:58 PM MST
July Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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June 12th, 2023   |   4:05 PM MST
June Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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June 6th, 2023   |   12:33 PM MST
Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) Webinar - 06/10/2023
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May 11th, 2023   |   8:18 AM MST
May Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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May 10th, 2023   |   7:59 PM MST
Restorative Nurse Aide Course - Start Today!
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April 25th, 2023   |   6:37 PM MST
Restorative Nurse Aide Course Q&A Session
Join Vicky Castillo, MSN, RN, and Christina and Cindy, owners of Adaptive Equipment and Caregiving Corner, in an informative Q&A session about the Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) course.

Download the course outline, skills check off list, and equipment list:
  • Course Outline
  • Skills Check Off
  • Equipment List
  • April 24th, 2023   |   7:51 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide Webinar Today!
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    April 17th, 2023   |   6:05 PM MST
    April Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    April 17th, 2023   |   5:29 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) Webinar - 04/25/2023
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    April 11th, 2023   |   12:37 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) Webinar - 04/25/2023
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    April 4th, 2023   |   11:00 AM MST
    Reintroducing Our Partnership: G-W Publisher and FACETS Healthcare Training
    Join us for an exciting webinar showcasing the partnership between FACETS Healthcare Training and G-W Publisher. Learn about the innovative approach to nursing assistant training with an overview of “The Nursing Assistant: Essentials of Holistic Care” textbook, its supplemental materials, and a demo of the FACETS learning management system. Discover the benefits of using these resources for nursing assistant training programs, instructors, and students, and how our partnership provides a comprehensive approach to preparing for certification exams.
    April 1st, 2023   |   5:23 PM MST
    Webinar 04/04/2023
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    March 29th, 2023   |   1:32 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide Course - Start Today!
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    March 15th, 2023   |   1:54 PM MST
    LeadingAge Partnership Offers California Students Free Access to FACETS Healthcare Training
    Vicky Castillo, MSN, RN, and founder of FACETS Healthcare Training, highlights the remarkable benefits available to California students sponsored by LeadingAge. These students enjoy complimentary access to our state-specific resources for either Headmaster or Credentia platforms. This free subscription offers valuable advantages for both students and educators.
    March 7th, 2023   |   5:48 PM MST
    March Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    February 19th, 2023   |   7:23 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) Course
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    February 16th, 2023   |   12:35 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) Course
    🎉 We are thrilled to announce that our Restorative Nurse Aide (RNA) course is LIVE and ready for you to explore!

    Watch our tutorial video to learn more about the course. If you are a current subscriber, vist the "Restorative Nurse Aide" tab on your dashboard. If you're not, contact us to get started today.

    Download the course outline, skills check off list, and equipment list:
  • Course Outline
  • Skills Check Off
  • Equipment List
  • February 7th, 2023   |   9:23 PM MST
    February Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    January 10th, 2023   |   11:07 PM MST
    January Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    November 10th, 2022   |   7:53 AM MST
    November Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    October 16th, 2022   |   2:04 PM MST
    You’re a CNA. Now What?
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    October 11th, 2022   |   5:21 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide Webinar
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    October 10th, 2022   |   6:49 PM MST
    October Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    October 10th, 2022   |   5:43 PM MST
    Bloopers!
    Enjoy some of Vicky's bloopers from our latest video shoot.
    September 21st, 2022   |   12:26 PM MST
    Restorative Nurse Aide Course
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    September 21st, 2022   |   11:46 AM MST
    Mid-September Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    September 7th, 2022   |   9:11 AM MST
    September Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    August 23rd, 2022   |   6:30 PM MST
    Webinar: Hear From a Panel of Nurse Superusers
    An in-depth discussion on how superusers integrate FACETS Healthcare Training into their curriculum. Hosted by:

    • Vicky Castillo MSN, RN, CNE, founder/CEO of FACETS Healthcare Training Nurse Aide Test Prep
    • Aaron Cantu LVN, AAGSN, from San Benito High School, Texas
    • Albert Brown RN, BSN, owner of FirstStep STNA Program, Ohio
    • Kathleen Faddoul M.Ed, BSN, RN, CDP from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, Massachusetts
    • Kathleen Regan M.Ed, BSN, RN from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, Massachusetts
    August 21st, 2022   |   3:23 PM MST
    Webinar Reminder from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    August 10th, 2022   |   5:35 PM MST
    August Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    July 22nd, 2022   |   11:05 AM MST
    Webinar: How To Run an Effective Skills Lab
    Hosted by Dr. Sue Roe, DPA, MS, BSN, RN, author of The Nursing Assistant: Essentials of Holistic Care, Vicky Castillo MSN, RN, CNE, founder/CEO of FACETS Healthcare Training Nurse Aide Test Prep, and Katrina Pelow, G-W Marketing Manager.

    Download the referenced handouts:
  • NA Classroom Skills Checklist
  • Rubric Skills
  • July 20th, 2022   |   8:18 AM MST
    Mid-July Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    July 5th, 2022   |   7:44 PM MST
    July Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    June 15th, 2022   |   5:51 PM MST
    June Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    June 3rd, 2022   |   7:46 PM MST
    June Nurse Aide News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    May 24th, 2022   |   8:12 PM MST
    Webinar Reminder- Thursday, May 26, 2022
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    May 3rd, 2022   |   7:31 PM MST
    May CNA News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    April 5th, 2022   |   7:40 PM MST
    April CNA News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    March 31st, 2022   |   9:25 AM MST
    New Features with Curriculum Integration+
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    March 21st, 2022   |   8:37 PM MST
    Webinar Reminder
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    March 2nd, 2022   |   7:48 AM MST
    March CNA News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    February 14th, 2022   |   8:00 PM MST
    Reminder: Webinar This Wednesday
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    February 8th, 2022   |   8:36 PM MST
    February CNA News from FACETS Healthcare Training
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    August 1st, 2021   |   10:09 AM MST
    What is a CNA?
    In this 5 ½ minute video Vicky Castillo MSN, RN FACETS Healthcare Training answers questions about CNAs she's frequently asked.

    Such as: What is a CNA? What do CNAs do? Where do CNAs work? And how much do CNAs get paid?
    May 22nd, 2021   |   3:04 PM MST
    The Nurse Aide Theory Certification Exam
    Vicky Castillo MSN, RN, and CNA content expert discusses what to expect when taking the nurse aide theory certification exam.
    May 8th, 2021   |   1:11 PM MST
    What to Expect When Taking the Nurse Aide Skills Certification Exam
    Vicky Castillo MSN, RN, and CNA content expert discusses what to expect when taking the nurse aide skills certification exam.
    May 1st, 2021   |   6:15 PM MST
    How to Pass the Nurse Aide Certification Exam the First Time!
    Get three must know tips from Vicky Castillo MSN, RN, a CNA content expert on how to nail the exam the first time.
    August 20th, 2020   |   1:03 PM MST
    Texas is Changing Test Vendors (Pearson Vue to Prometric)
    Effective September 1, 2020 Pearson Vue will no longer test nurse aide candidates. The new nurse aide test vendor will be Prometric.

    Check www.prometric.com/nurseaide/tx for updates.

    FACETS Healthcare Training will transition to Prometric nurse aide training materials on September 1, 2020, however the skills videos for Prometric will be available approximately the third week in September 2020.

    Please contact us for questions.
    May 11th, 2020   |   6:40 PM MST
    Lesson Plans
    FACETS Healthcare Training is proud to announce the release of eleven Lesson Plans with videos and other interactive content, including corresponding quizzes.

    Every couple of weeks we will release additional lesson plans on various nursing assistant subject areas along with corresponding quizzes.

    Lesson Plans are included with any video subscription! Check them out on your dashboard now.
    April 25th, 2020   |   10:00 AM MST
    Vicky Hosts Adaptive Equipment Corner

    Watch Vicky Castillo MSNed, RN, CNE, in a discussion about the following topics with Christina and Cindy from Adaptive Equipment Corner:

    • Who is Adaptive Equipment Corner?
    • Product overview
    • Recommended use of content
    • New content under development

    April 18th, 2020   |   10:00 AM MST
    Webinar: "How to Use FACETS CNA Test Prep in Your Curriculum"

    Watch Vicky Castillo MSNed, RN, CNE as she discusses the following topics:

    • Full FACETS platform demonstration
    • Discuss teaching skills consistency
    • Describe use of the Theory, Math, & Skills test banks
    • Prepare students for the certification test
    • Verify student usage of the resources

    April 14th, 2020   |   11:00 AM MST
    Webinar with Rich Hernandez from BrightRoute Healthcare Staffing

    Watch as Vicky Castillo RN, MSNed, CNE and Rich Hernandez, Owner / Operator of BrightRoute Healthcare Staffing discuss the following topics:

    • Information about BrightRoute
    • CNA opportunities: contract, travel, permanent placement
    • Pay packages: direct placement | travel packages: hourly rates, tax free stipend, bonuses
    • Requirements: what's needed to get started
    • Next steps
    Check out BrightRoute Staffing by clicking here, or schedule a 15 minute meeting with Rich by clicking here.

    April 4th, 2020   |   11:00 AM MST
    Webinar: "CNA Online Training - Opportunities and Obstacles"

    Watch Vicky Castillo RN, MSNed, CNE discuss online resources and topics including:

    • Online Teaching – synchronous vs. asynchronous
    • Technology requirements
    • Online learners
    • Instructor from “sage on the stage” to “guide on the side”
    • School policy changes from ground to online
    • Management of online lab and clinicals

    March 27th, 2020   |   4:32 PM MST
    Wheelchairs - Which, How, and Who
    March 21st, 2020   |   11:00 AM MST
    COVID-19 Webinar #2

    Watch as Vicky Castillo MSN, RN and Victoria Randle MSN, NP-C continue their conversation on:

    • Updates on COVID-19 pandemic
    • Changes to CNA policies regarding clinical rotations
    • Impact of cancelled clinicals for front-line healthcare workers
    • Advocating for policy change

    March 14th, 2020   |   11:00 AM MST
    COVID-19 Webinar

    Watch as Vicky Castillo MSN, RN and Victoria Randle MSN, NP-C discuss the following issues surrounding CNA Schools during the COVID-19 pandemic:

    • Virus update
    • Clinical site cancellations
    • Clinical alternatives
    • Proper protection techniques
    • Reassurance during this pandemic for healthcare workers and school owners