CNA then on to RN...Good Idea? - page 2
I want to go into nursing. But inorder to get into the 2-year programs I need to A & P, and microbiology first. Those are classes I don't want to attempt in summer school. I can however get my CNA... Read More
Nov 21, '05Nurses who have "WORKED" as CNA's tend to be better nurses. THose who have not tend to think they know everything and a CNA is beneath them.
Nov 27, '05I was a CNA for 4 years before attempting nursing school. It was the best decision I could have made. I graduated in August this year. I learned alot because I worked it the field and I was not "lost" my first day of clinical. It also taught me to respect the CNA and not to be a "lazy" nurse. I am capable of taking a pt to the bathroom and answering a call light. Unlike many other nurses I worked with when I was a CNA. I think it would be an excellent decision. GOOD LUCK! If I can make it through the pre-req's and nusring school I think anyone can