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  1. Anyone at Parkland in Dallas ?
    Sorry I did not get back to this. The day I wrote this I got a call from my folks about my brother missing for a week. He was killed on the 14, 2 days later. I moved back to Boston because of...
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  2. Can Medical Assistants legally give medication injections in Massachusett?
    I believe the law changed during the "Swine" flu outbreak to allow them. But has since been recanted. So according to law, your answer is NO.
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  3. I have no immunization records... what do I do?
    Actually what you had was a reaction to the shot. It has nothing to do with you having immunity, period. You CAN be exempt from having it in the future due to Reaction. I would have still gotten...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Love my MST/PCT class!!!
    Ask if they will teach you to use a Butterfly needle on the tops of the hands. If you ever work in the ER (or on old people with worm like veins) it will leave the arms clear for the nurses to do...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  5. CNA shoes - what kind to get?
    Many wear clogs, I don't like them so i don't. You want something that WILL NOT FALL OFF EASY. not sure where you are working, but bring extra pair of socks and shoes if you are going to get...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Nursing assistant training program/required health record.
    Call some family practices. Here in Tx I think they charge around $35 for a physical for school (college or high school). Now the shots I can't help you with.
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. What's the different between Nursing assistant and Certified nursing assistant?
    Also, don't waste your time taking an EKG course. They WILL teach you at a Hospital for that, all of about a day training. You are NOT reading them, just taking them as a CNA/PCT. Now a Cardio...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Patient Care Technician Course!
    Since this was such an OLD thread, i was wondering if you guys got jobs. How did it work out for schooling Did you get a job at a Hospital
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  9. Iiii need a job!.....need help
    1st off I HOPE you do not spell like that in real life ! Take the CAPS off and pay attention to what you are typing. It is hard to read your posts. Get into the habit of typing correctly and...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. What's the different between Nursing assistant and Certified nursing assistant?
    Red Cross has the course for like $850 in Boston or so. IF you have never done health work, yes it is a good thing to do. I worked at a VET and was trained (on the job training, not a...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Anyone at Parkland in Dallas ?
    Why is it that they take so long to Hire ? I had e-mailed the HR director (because it was listed on the web site) to ask how long it took. He said up to 74 days !! for a PCT/CNA position ...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  12. Pca & Cna???
    A lot will depend on where you work. Nurses were the only ones that did Enemas in the hospital i worked at.
    May 21, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Dilemma: Stay as a CNA or become a PCT
    You will NOT know if you like it by a walk through. A new car is great too till you get the first ding and start to notice all the other things that are wrong, know what I mean? I loved my...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. what should CNA's carry at all times?
    You might want to wait until you start your first day. You will get a good understanding on what you need and WHY you need it. In Hospital floor I had no Steth because we used auto BP Pen...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. CNA vs PCT Training
    Also remember that different places call it different things. I was from Mass, CNA Or NA on the floors but in the ER I was an ER Tech. Here is the link to that place, looks like they have changed...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Dallas-Fort Worth area Hospital & CNA's
    What Hospitals is this at ? They all seem to have listings for CNA positions. just curious
    May 19, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. LPN versus CMA
    I just want to say, Great Read !! There needs to be State mandates as to what is allowed and not allowed a MA to do. Most states do not. It is unregulated which is really sad to see. If you...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Dallas/FTW area transplanter w/ ?'s
    Thank you for looking and to all that post responses, I want to REALLY thank you for all the info that you give to others. Where you help one, you help about 10 others :spin: I live in MA and...
    Jul 15, '07
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Can they do anything to me?
    I personally think it is BS to have that many patients. I do not think (nor do the RN's or staff) think that a PCA (PATIENT CARE assit) is there to help the RN. Our job is to help the Patient. ...
    Jul 15, '07
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. salary--dfw
    Just wanted to bump this as it has so much info on it.
    Jul 14, '07
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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