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  1. I hate my resident :(
    As a CNA, you're not going to like ALL your residents/clients. I have residents who honestly make me cringe. They curse me, they call me their maid, etc. The tough thing with home health is that you...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Is there really a future for new LPN's??
    Man, when i was training to be a CNA so many people told me I'd never find a job, they're phasing CNA's out, etc. Well I'm a CNA now and they're wrong. Of course NOW I'm being told they're...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Working and Nursing School....my situation, it can't be done.
    Wait you dont get lunch breaks? Thats quite illegal.
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. Just accepted into PN program but have Questions
    All the hearing test is is the nurse across the exam room saying a word like 'hamburger' and making sure you heard her.
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. How many times did you take the Teas? How many times are you allowed?
    I took it twice. And you need to check the rules of your school. At mine its unlimited. At a nearby school the max is twice.
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  6. Enter your TEAS V Scores here!!
    Program Type: PN Adjusted Individual Total Score: 65.3% ATI Academic Preparedness Level: Proficient Mean - National: 64.3% Mean - Program: 56.0% Percentile Rank - National - 52 Percentile Rank...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  7. I take the TEAS in 2 weeks for my third time. Any tips?
    I have these also. I just learned that we cant use a calculator. Im good on it except like fractions. GRRRRRR fractions >.< How did you do on your TEAS??
    May 1, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  8. Schedule LPN program at Chattahoochee Technical College!
    Hello Tanja, I dont go to Chattahoochie tech but I go to another LPN program at a technical school here in Georgia. I believe since they are all connected by the TCSG (technical colleges of the...
    May 1, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Enter your TEAS V Scores here!!
    Peace & Blessings be upon you, I am sorry you are not happy with your score. Actually it is not that bad! Because you see the national average is about 50%-60%. As long as you score ABOVE that...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  10. Can LPN's be a school nurse?
    In GA, my sister in law is a LPN and is a school nurse :)
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Was I at fault? the nurse embarrassed me in front of others.
    OMG UNACCEPTABLE! Sickening!
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Anyone at Dekalb Medical Center?
    I like their non-smokers policy. They dont hire anyone who has used tobacco in I think the past 3 months.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  13. Newton Medical Center
    That's my local hospital! ;) There really is nothing remarkably good or remarkably bad about them. Although that is where my sister in law got her first job as a LPN and worked there for 7 years...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  14. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    Have you considered being a Laboratory Tech? Lots of science, not so many patient interaction :)
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    As a CNA, I disagree! CNA work is nothing like RN work. CNA's honestly do a lot of the grunt work and dirty work (changing adult briefs, using hoyer lifts on patients, feeding, etc.) I think...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Clinical Failure
    Advice: Stop showing up late, dont wear nail polish. And you missed the TB test window? Dude, you're putting others at risk. In my last CNA class 2 people have positive TB skin tests and had no...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Would you recommend doing a CNA program?
    I completed a CNA class for the 2nd time in May, and this time i actually used my certificate. I got some good experience over the summer as a home health aide. I'm a bit swamped right now with...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    UK's VAT is not "astronomical" My husband is British and I lived there for 2 years. Most of them are actually happy with the system and it is working. People need to stop being willfully ignorant...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Just wanna share my nclex experience
    I'm sorry, can someone tell me what is the "good pop up" trick?
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. I lol at the stud who quit because he had to empty a bedpan...
    I had a girl drop out of my CNA class too. I was like "Did you not read the job description before enrolling? Its quite clear what our job is." I think that was probably a hurtful experience...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. I think I made a boo-boo...
    Same with me. I live in Georgia, and my textbook said never touch oxygen levels. BUT I was thinking since her floor is specific maybe she has a broader scope. Base CNA's learn pretty much the same...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. So...I definitely just failed Med-Surg :(
    To be honest, 3 months is not that bad of a push back. Can you imagine 6 months - 1 year? Keep your head up. I thnk everyone is bound to fail a class at some point. You just have to cut your...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Midterms are this week Yikes!! Do i have a chance of passing?
    What class is it? About how many grades do you have left? (quizes, tests, final exam, any papers?) Because if you only have 1 test and then a final - yes you're screwed. If you have like 4...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. Paramedics rank higher than LPNs?
    Hrrrm...can these two levels really be compared? At my college, a Paramedic is an Associates degree. Where as LPN is just a diploma. I think it would be more fair to compare Associates RN degree...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Why do some nurses guess on BP?
    I've seen people take BP crazy different ways. I think they dont want to take the whole minute to do something. I have been to LTC facilities where CNA's didnt even know how to take BP. SORRY BUT...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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