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  1. State test tomm!
    congrats on the exam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Test tomorrow
    Both of you will do great! Don't be nervous.
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. showers
    This is interesting. When I worked in LTC, each resident got three showers a week. The list was divided among the morning and evening shift. It would not be uncommon for me to give 4-5 showers on...
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Goodbye, LTC
    Thanks, SDMamma, for your response! It felt good to walk out of the LTC today, knowing I wouldn't have to return. But I have to be honest...I felt sad too, because I'm really going to miss the...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Is my inexperience going to make it hard to find a job?
    Where are you applying? Many times, LTC's and ALF's will hire new CNA's with no previous experience. Hospitals usually want you to have some sort of work history in the field. Have you made any...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Goodbye, LTC
    Thanks so much for your response. I think you're right; I will feel the staff out, let them assess my work ethic, and go from there. It's interesting...I was speaking with a fellow coworker...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Goodbye, LTC
    Hello fellow CNA's! It's been a while since I've stopped by. I earned my CNA certification back in April in order to acquire direct patient care experience, and immediately began seeking...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Any nurses working in Athens?
    Hello All! I have a question about the two hospitals in the Athens, GA area, and I would like to ask via PM. I would appreciate any help. Thanks!
    Dec 12, '08
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  9. Trying to Get in With a Hospital/Medical Facility
    Usually, hospitals will not hire new CNA's with no previous experience. There are exceptions, but very few. I just accepted a hospital position after working six months in an LTC facility. I know...
    Dec 11, '08
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  10. I love this so much...
    I have a similar set up: I work part time at a gym, I go to CNA class 4 days a week, and I take a full course load at another school. I L-O-V-E it! Keeps me on my toes and prepares me for the hard...
    Mar 5, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Announce that you passed your CNA exam here!
    That's great advice. I completed my first application yesterday, and I did a lot of the things that you did: applying for all shifts, listing my experience with med term. BLS cert. Anything helps....
    Feb 28, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Announce that you passed your CNA exam here!
    congrats! good going on landing the hospital job. if i may ask, how did you go about getting a job in the hospital?
    Feb 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. I start CNA program tomorrow!
    What fantastic advise....all of you! Thanks so much for taking time out to share little pearls of wisdom. Classes are going well, and I'll be sure to soak up as much info. as I can. I'm really...
    Feb 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. I start CNA program tomorrow!
    I'm so excited! :dance: Wisdom and advice are greatly appreciated. Thanks!
    Feb 24, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Free CNA training in Georgia
    Hey there. Sorry to take so long to respond. The CNA program there is 6 weeks. I called around and was told by a local hospital to only get training at a technical college, and not at one of the...
    Feb 13, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Free CNA training in Georgia
    Hello there! I don't know what part of town you're in, but I have called just about every nursing home and LTC facility in the Metro area, and was unable to find one that trained for free. I...
    Feb 4, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. GA Baptist won't accept online courses????
    Thanks, that's a great point, although I will have to verify that the transcript doesn't discriminate between online classes and regular classes.
    Nov 13, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. GA Baptist won't accept online courses????
    Thanks so much for the information. I guess I need to look elsewhere. I don't want to waste my time.
    Nov 2, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. GA Baptist won't accept online courses????
    Hello all, I've been away for a long time, and I missed participating! My goal is to apply to GA Baptist College of Nursing, among other schools. I called them today and as I was asking my...
    Oct 31, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. Accepted to Georgia Baptist Fall2007
    Congrats! Hopefully, I will be there in the Fall, too. I hear it's a great school, and many students are able to work as assistants after the very first semester! How long did it take for you to...
    Mar 29, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  21. Grades are out for the Winter quarter
    I've been MIA lately on the boards. Got my grades today for the quarter. Not too bad, two B's and one C (in math, of course). My gpa....2.7. I'm devastated! :o I've been out of school for...
    Mar 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. My Dream is FINALLY Coming........
    Wonderful news. From one Gwinnett County resident to another, congratulations. Enjoy it! opradiva
    Mar 2, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Becoming an RN in Atlanta
    Hello there! I hope I can be of some assistance. I don't know if there is a quick way. There are ways that may be more efficient than others depending on your background. I read your other...
    Mar 1, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Help with Essay!!!!!
    Excellent advice here! I would also say sincerity is very important. All schools know that each applicant is trying to paint the most perfect picture of themselves. You have to give them more...
    Mar 1, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. I hate math
    Thank you. How nice of you to offer your math talents. I surely could use them. I have a math final coming up in about three weeks. I'll contact you if I need any assistance. Thanks again. ...
    Feb 26, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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