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By strawberryluv, CNA

Joined Oct 8, '09. Posts: 382 (25% Liked) Likes: 164

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  1. OP, that's the beauty if the Internet, look around and see that these posters are educators and parents themselves-that's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. hey, the Docs bring in the $$. That is why Admin flirts with them
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. You should try again... but only after some introspection as to what caused your troubles. Once you have figured out what it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. One year ago...i announced that i got excepted into nursing school...now today i am announcing that i will graduating in...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Even if the patient is NOT still in the facility. The RM will put a note in a file and three years later when the summons...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. You have two choices in life - Suck up the money portions and loans and go to college and have a career that pays fairly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Yes, this does look like 'sour grapes'. Your instructors aren't passing the drunk 'kids' and failing the sober ones; they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Finish nursing school, obtain the license. Then, think it over, and do what you want to do. Nobody says you have to work...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. All that aside, I'll never understand why some people post threads asking for insight on scenarios that only their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. That's a good point. If you say to the director/dean: "They told me they were drunk/high," how will you answer the dean's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Only if I was his step-daughter.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. The poster came here for consolation and advice, not to be kicked while already down. Telling them to throw in the towel...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Am I the only one who thinks that maybe this guy has some sort of out of control mental illness? You have every reason to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. In nursing you have intense stress while you are at work, but once you clock out, the patients become someone else's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I would say well I'm on a diet and I shouldn't .......but yessssss I want that pie .. I changed my mind please give me a big...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I found M/S insanely difficult. It's really a two-pronged attack: you need to know the materials, plus you need to conquer...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Am I the only person here who has only worked on units where the most scandalous thing anybody got up to at work was playing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I am not so sure that I would talk about tearing off the arms of your toys and injuring your brother. While some of that is...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. This is definitely a two way street. You need a willing, competent, assertive student, but you also need a nurse who is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I think becoming a CNA before nursing school is definitely worth the time and money. For me, I took it to get a CNA job. I...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. By far what sucks the most is flying by on dayshift, just barely finishing tasks, never really knowing anything about your...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Exactly, GrnTea! It's YOUR opinion that those two areas are easiest and not necessarily the opinion of others, particularly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. My my this country sure has gotten good at turning out fragile young adults. All those years of everyone being special, no...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. it's not just CNAs. Nurses get paid less there too. I would have thought that with an ambulatory clinic and primary and...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. I don't want to be a nurse anymore. I never had any interest in working in a hospital- I only want to deal with elderly. I...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  26. You're going to be working, everyday, with the same bodily fluids through which HepB is transmitted. I don't understand why...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  27. What is it exactly about being a CNA that you don't like? I have been a CNA for coming up on two years, and while I have had...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  28. Yes. I've been working as a CNA for about 2 years now and it has made me not want to be a nurse. The healthcare field is...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  29. Amendment to previous comment, if you drink lattes @ $3.00+ a pop, you could save even more.
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  30. Congratulations! Samhain's advice is excellent. Keeping your attention on maintaining your standards for yourself and...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  31. Aside from what the other 2 people have offered for advice here, I will add: You will, without a doubt, incounter...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  32. Definitely. My Mom is a super-introvert and also a nurse. She may not be chatty and outgoing, but that allows her to click...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. I am a second career RN. I went straight to nursing school without any time as a CNA. I have worked recently as the aid on...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  34. I LOVE being a CNA! I currently work in a long term care facility and it is so rewarding. It gives me such a good feeling...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  35. A lot of it I think is what are your expectations in becoming a CNA. The work can be very hard both physically and...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  36. I made one. I bought some cheap fabric, traced an outline of one of my kids, and sewed it and stuffed it. (What didn't hold...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. I used a super squishy teddy bear at home for wound care and a piece of pool noodle for pretty much everything else. I taped...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. What should you do? Run, and don't look back. A place that will call in someone to work before they're even supposed to...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  39. Before you decide on moving forward, IF you have a learning disability, it's best to seek out professional help, as another...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. Patient care technician/CNA would help if you know how to play your cards right, meaning you can be an internal applicant...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. It is true that PRN can be a foot in the door. Every position says they want experience. I got hired onto a hospital...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  42. I'm in PA. I was lucky enough to get a CNA position in Manorcare and then after a year I got a job in a hospital for better...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  43. Part of what you're seeing is companies keeping employees below 30 hours a week to avoid the regulations in the ACA...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  44. There are millions of cna jobs in Pittsburgh, I assume you don't want to relocate for cna pay though lol.
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  45. Try home care agencies. They are always hiring! They don't pay as much, but you will get some experience. You can also try...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  46. It's a good question since not that long ago beta blockers were considered contraindicated in heart failure. You sort of...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  47. Chocolate, snickerdoodles, cold milk, and two kittens. And a big stockpot for making soups.
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. bottle of whiskey
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. A couple immediate thoughts: A) In the scenario you describe, you are seeing what "real" nursing is about, and B) If...
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. My watch! It has regular AND military time!! Waterproof, and cute....$20
    strawberryluv
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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