1. Explain the position: nursing supervisor you're applying for?

This is a “homework” question, too, but it also gives some clues as to the perspective the person brings to the table. The best preparation you can do is to read the job description and repeat it to yourself in your own words so that you can do this smoothly at the interview.

2. Explain me what should a CNA must do to assist during a code?

A CNA must do following things to assist during a code,

☛ Retrieve emergency equipment, including the code cart or intubation box. Perform other tasks that fall within a CNA's scope of practice.
☛ Document the events
☛ Administer emergency medications as per the physician's instructions
☛ Speak with the family and inform them about what is happening.

3. Explain me what are the medical apparatus a CNA will be using?

☛ Automated external defibrillators
☛ Electronic medical thermometers
☛ Heating or cooling pads
☛ compression packs

4. Explain how to get the most accurate patient weight?

To get the most accurate patient weight, the nursing assistant should weigh the patient at the same time every day.

5. Tell me what field experience do you have for a NURSE SUPERVISOR POSITION?

I have been working with computers since 2001. I also have a degree in network support/computer repair. I have built my last 3 computers, have work with Dell as an employee. So I have around 15 years experience working with computers.

6. Tell me whether STNA and CNA are same?

Yes, they both are same “STNA” stands for State Tested Nursing Assistant and “CNA” stands for Certified Nursing Assistant.

7. Tell me what is your five-year plan as a CNA?

As a CNA mention a plan like pursuing a bachelor degree in nursing or some advanced course related to CNA. This shows that you aspire for RN (registered nurse).

8. Explain me what is a goal of hospice care?

A goal of hospice care is to provide comfort to terminally ill patients and their families

9. Do you know medical skills a CNA must possess?

A CNA must not require a highly sophisticated medical skills, but they should know in emergency, what to do like

☛ To perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation if a patient is having heart attack or breathing problem
☛ Should know how to use pressure to stop bleeding
☛ What to do when unconscious patient suddenly begins to vomit

10. What have you done to improve your knowledge for a NURSE SUPERVISOR?

Everyone should learn from his or her mistakes. I always try to consult my mistakes with my kith and kin especially with those senior to me.

I enrolled myself into a course useful for the next version of our current project. I attended seminars on personal development and managerial skills improvement.

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