Certified Nursing Assistant

So you are thinking about being a certified nursing assistant (CNA), you hear about those stories about how bad it is.  Well, it isn’t.  Yes, you will do a lot of things to help the patient/resident.  But, what makes it not as bad – will be the mindset.  By mindset, I mean how you are…

Working with a Dietitian

Recently I had the pleasure of spending time at a veteran’s hospital as part of my service learning. I spent the majority of my time with the dietitian and her staff. Prior to volunteering there, I thought dietitians primarily dealt with meal planning and losing weight. There is so much more to their jobs especially…

What do I have to give?

This past Monday was my first day with service learning. And MAN am I learning…I originally thought this given task was going to be others. But, it is all about me. I know that sounds crazy to say. It is about others, but what they are giving me is much more than what I am…

$50/Month & Food?

According to many articles the Mediterranean diet is supposed to be one of the healthiest in the world. With that in mind, I decided that use it as a basis for my menu planning.  Below is the basic menu plan for a month based of  Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: 450 Best Mediterranean Diet Recipes I have…

Service Learning

As part of being a student at a local private catholic university, the students are asked to volunteer in the community through various classes.  I have chosen Catholic Charities for my Diet and Nutrition class.  Catholic Charities helps numerous factions of the community.  They work with immigrants and refugees, homeless, abused, and underprivileged to name…

Ebola

Clinical Symptoms • Incubation period—Approximately 43 days (It can be as little as 21 days) • Acute illness with rapid onset of fever (104⁰ – 109⁰ F) • Sore throat • Massive vomiting • Diarrhea (3 gallons/day) • Poor Kidney Function • Poor Liver Function • Internal & External bleeding (bleed out of every body…