Taking a Different Path after her CNA Training

Scholastic Katy Trained at Priscare Wellness Nurse Assistant School, and even though she thought she would work in a hospital, she found herself working at a busy pharmacy and absolutely loves her job.

In this interview, she shares her experiences.

Tell us about yourself.

I am Scholastic Wangila from Kimilili Bungoma County, an alumnus of Priscare Wellness Nurse Assistant Training. I work in a pharmacy in Bungoma Town. 

Why did you choose to train at Priscare Wellness?

I chose Priscare because of the testimonials from other students I interacted with. I noticed how the training had impacted their lives and wanted to become the same. 

They promised me I would love the place, which gave me the courage to try it.

Why do you want to be in the medical field?

Life is the most precious gift anyone can ever receive. Seeing other medics practice to sustain lives motivates me and gives me the drive. I felt I needed to go in and pursue it fully. 

Working alongside other professionals in saving, sustaining, and improving quality of life runs in my veins. That is why I settled for

the field.

What did you like about the Priscare Community?

The Priscare community is hospitable and welcoming. They know how to best care for the students and anyone else. It is a safe and warm place for anyone. The surroundings are calm and made me feel at home. 

Tell us about your graduation.

The graduation was my favorite. I loved it despite fearing venturing into a competitive job market.

Did you wait for long before getting a job?

No. It took me one week to secure a job.

We were taught how to write Resumes during our training, and after writing a few, I was called for an interview and got the job. 

What do you like about your job?

Learning about new medicines every day is incredible and builds my experience. 

The ability to make a living out of it makes it worth it.

What’s your job title?

Pharmacist Assistant is my title. 

I work under a qualified Pharmacist who trains me more in areas where I need further knowledge. 

How is a typical day at work?

A typical day starts at 7 a.m. when I report to work and ends at 6 p.m.

My job involves a lot of talking to the clients and patients. 

Before I give the patients their medicine, I talk to them and make sure they understand how the treatment will contribute to their healing and how to take the medicine. 

How many clients do you get to see in a day?

The number has never been constant. It varies daily, with a minimum of 50 people a day.

How has Priscare Training contributed to your current job?

The theory on the disease process gave me incredible knowledge. The clinical experience built my skills and gave me an excellent foundation to build my current career. 

Would you recommend anyone to Priscare Wellness CNA Training?

Yes, I would. 

Attending the training has given me a great life. I have a job that I love, and I am grateful. I encourage anyone who wants a bright future to join.

Interview by Miracle Obanda

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