The CNA code of ethics is a set of guidelines, rules and standards for the proper care of the patients. These standards are prescribed by the nursing authority, and these rules and regulations are obligatory to follow by all the CNAs while serving the patients. This article represents an outline of the CNA code of ethics.
The code of ethics for nurse aides is explained below:
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They should follow the HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). The healthcare or nursing care professionals are not allowed to reveal the healthcare information of the patient to anyone. They can discuss the personal information only with the supervisors and caregivers, engaged in the care of the patient. All the information should be kept secured if the patient’s data or healthcare information is maintained on the computer. All the data including access codes, passwords and user names should be protected according to HIPPA. You are required to inform the supervisor in case of breach of security. A nursing assistant must not be involved in altering the patient’s record or falsifying it.