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  1. Tell me what you love and hate about instructors
    Was there anything about clinical that helped you learn better? Anything that your instructors did?
    Nov 23
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Tell me what you love and hate about instructors
    Any examples of things they did hands on? I have purchased a few items so that they can do some hands on with heart and hemovacs. I brought in a foley and let them practice when we were studying...
    Nov 23
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Tell me what you love and hate about instructors
    Need advice because I am just starting out. Tell me everything you possibly can because I want to make great CNA's. I love CNAs and want to start them off on the right foot. I think they are the...
    Nov 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. What area do you work? and do you change clothes before you leave your workplace?
    Wondering how many change clothes because of infection control. Home health and hospice nurses do not change clothes between patients or hospice visits between nursing homes. As a hospice nurse I...
    Nov 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Burned Out and Have an Interview at Dillard's This Week...
    I am with you. I want out too. I have found a bit of a change for the time being and its working right now. I am teaching CNA classes. Do you know what I would like? I would really be happy...
    Nov 13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Curious about CNA class
    I am curious about how much you studied every night. I know some programs are really fast paced like just a couple of weeks, and some are spaced out more. Where I teach, it is worth 7 college...
    Nov 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Wound and pressure sore ideas
    You all have such great advice!!! Did you have any good instructors that had hands on ideas for wound and pressure ulcers? I was trying to think of a way to make it hands on for them instead of...
    Oct 27
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Another question for students and CNA grads
    Awesome! I wish I could mentor under your teacher. What did she do that was amazing? I definitely want to be her.
    Oct 16
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Another question for students and CNA grads
    Did your instructors use Iclickers in class? To ask questions and then you use the Iclicker to respond, it is anonymous but it shows how the class responded. I wonder if this would help them learn...
    Oct 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Yesterday
    That is God’s job. Yes, we do have standards, we do enforce them, and we do fight for our stands. But unless God puts His fire in a person, nothing will change him. Its commical how some people...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  11. All CNAs
    I am just now beginning to teach CNA classes. Please tell me what helps you learn the best and what motivates you to do great. Tell me what your instructors did that you loved. How did they teach?...
    Oct 11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Yesterday
    For the first time in 27 years of nursing, I met a person who said "I am an atheist" My heart did a 20 beat run of V-tach!! Yikes! I wonder if God has placed this person in my path for a reason. ...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  13. Taking orders
    I am used to working in hospitals and hospice. So when parents give you orders on a diabetic kid, like, give morning snack if blood sugar is such and such. The teachers just take their orders. Is...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Illinois CNAs
    If you are employed, do you have to pay to recertify every few years? I know that if you do not work for money for 24 months, you have to take the test again and the course? What is the number of...
    Sep 18
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Mitrofanoffs
    Are you seeing a lot of these? I have two kids ages first and second grades. One has a ton of scar tissue, so tons of pain and tons of anxiety, and she is to cath 3 times during the school day. ...
    Sep 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Tell me about yoga
    Does it help with stress? Do you go to a class in a gym, or do a video, or what do you do?
    Aug 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. Health occ classes for high school students
    Has anyone every taught health occ classes? It would consist of juniors and senior high school students. Pay is $230 a week. Not sure if I should try it or not.
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Hospice variety
    I have worked for a hospital based hospice for 3 years. I want to go to a different hospice. Is there a huge difference in hospices to work for? Tell me about your experiences.
    Feb 24
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. Spirituality
    Have you found a good way to help patients with extreme anxiety related to spiritual issues? Like struggling with questions is there a God? and "Am I going to go to heaven or hell?" He has agreed...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. Who administers insulin
    How do you find out your state laws regarding this? Our principals and secretaries administer meds but not insulin usually
    Jan 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Who administers insulin
    If you do not have a nurse and do not have a parent available to come in every day at lunch, who administers insulin to severe LD or cross cat children? Teachers, aids, other adults who know how to...
    Jan 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. If a person codes at Walmart..
    Our social worker suggested a bracelet. Is that legal/will the paramedics honor this, until the doctor gets the paper back to the patient? It would be so much easier if EMS would listen to the...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. If a person codes at Walmart..
    Why would someone lie about that? The paramedics really think that some stranger is going to come up out of the blue and say that they are my spouse? It sounds ridiculous.
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. If a person codes at Walmart..
    It is so very wrong for them not to listen to the next of kin who would make decisions if I were unable to make the decisions. Why wouldn't they listen to my next of kin if we happen to not have the...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. If a person codes at Walmart..
    Yes, if they code me and I don't happen to have my POLST Form on me, then I will sue for assault and battery!! Do Not Resuscitate me under any circumstances. I worked 13 years in ICU I do not want...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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