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  1. I've had that feeling with my various dead-end jobs but my current CNA job hasn't made me feel that way. Its made me feel...
    Jul 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Try to find the crappiest nursing home in your immediate area. I don't care what you do to find that out either its online...
    Jul 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. I work 56 hrs/biweekly at my long-term care facility. I work 2nd shift so 3-11pm. I sometimes do double shifts choosing the...
    Jul 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. I actually want to be more of a nurse because of my CNA job. I work in long-term care and thought it would be horrible...
    Jul 19
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. LPN jobs are NOT disappearing any time soon! At least, not when you can pay a LPN significantly less than an RN to do...
    Jul 9
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. It took me two months from when I got certified to find a job, even then, I have to commute 45 minutes to get there in my...
    Jul 6
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. I would not continue but if you absolutely need to keep working for them for whatever reason then I would have...
    Jul 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. If you work 1st shift you can work from 7am-3pm. You will have to negotiate with the daycare if they can open up a little...
    Jun 30
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. I would have stuck it out for two months. I usually find the first month of any job to be a little harder because I'm just...
    Jun 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. You need to write clearly and concisely because it is kind of agitating to read. But anyway, there really isn't a "next...
    Jun 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Keep in mind, the residents need to get their meds at a timely schedule because some of them may need to keep their drug...
    Jun 16
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Emergency tech positions typically pay more and bring a wealth of knowledge/experience. You will go far if you start as one....
    Jun 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. I discovered an awesome site called Bound Tree Medical It is a wonderful site for buying just about any medical...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. I would be leery of this facility too if upper management acts like this. You're absolutely right that it was unprofessional...
    Jun 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. I wouldn't work full-time while studying for a major exam like the NCLEX-PN. It just doesn't seem productive since there is...
    Jun 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Look at your state's nursing board and see if you can challenge the CNA exam as a nursing school new grad. My state lets...
    Jun 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I don't feel like I'm overworked unless there are only 3 CNAs for one wing. If there are 4 then its a manageable load. If...
    Jun 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. I know how you feel. When there was 3 people and 40+ patients...it nearly killed me. I was running around like a lunatic!...
    Jun 2
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Good luck! I recommend going over all the steps for all the skills. Commit it to memory and you'll probably do well. And...
    Jun 2
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. I make $10/hr. plus $1 shift differential for working 2nd shift. I honestly believe I CAN live off of this pay given...
    Jun 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant

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