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  1. looking for a state prison job, but am reluctant
    They get hundreds of appicants. If you have a priscription for the drug, they have hundreds that don't and with much more experience. You can always try.
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. Cna state prison
    I used to work at a prison before I made the BIG mistake of going to work for a hospital. I would get the charts ready for the admits (inmates). When the inmates where in the facility, I would take...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Can't communicate with the new nurses
    My unit just hired three new nurses fresh from the philipines. Everytime I try to tell them something important about a patient they don't comprehend what I, or the patient is saying. I also don't...
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. What is better? 2nd or 3rd shift as a nurse in prison??
    Third shift. Less drama, less work. There's not much to do at night shift.
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. A problem at work.
    Do we work at the same place?? I was starting to dread going to work till I started raising my voice at the hospitals gang.
    May 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Im interested in EDUKAN.
    Edukan is a group of community colleges in the state of Kansas. You select a community college to hold your transcripts/student record out of the 5. The final in the class is usually proctored....
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Good idea to quit job to become a cna?
    I also learned to love my CNA job. I had many jobs as well, such teacher's aide, pre-school teacher, special education aide, middle school substitute teacher. I gotta say, I would take the CNA job...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. I have lost all hope and passion.
    Hang in there! With time yous hould feel better. I was really discouraged my first 3 months on the job, but the more I do it, the more I like it. I had a rough first three months with 10-18...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. CNA or LVN?
    It was this year in January when I got the 7 offers. One from the county, 4 from the state and 2 in Santa Barbara and the one I kept in Santa Clarita. I did have a certification though. ..and...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Post B.S. Low GPA and A Few Low Pre-Req
    Where there's a will, there's a way. Find out if you can re-take Micro, if you can't challege it. I've seen people get in programs with all Cs. A lady who was applying to a program, I applied to...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. CNA or LVN?
    I work in a hospital in California as a CNA. I make $13.75/hr in the morning shift. The noc shift pays .75 more. I'll go to nights soon because I think it's a lot easier than mornings. Anyway,...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. I feel like there is nothing more to learn here.
    I agree. Some hospitals don't require experience. Keep in mind, some are very hectic and everyday is different, but you'll learn alot more than tha tuypical ADLs. How to give oxygen, place tele...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. What do you do on your break?
    I drive home to eat lunch. I'm only 4 minutes away from the hospital where I work.
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. SMELL
    Shaving cream on top of the mask. Cover the shaving cream placing another mask on top.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Patronizing coworkers!
    I'm with you on this one 200% !!!!! Last Saturday, I had a day just like yours. I called in sick on Sunday. I can't take it anymore.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Edukan Summer and Fall 2011
    You can try. If it doesn't work out, you can always drop. I REALLY enjoyed my classes at Edukan. I still remember everything I learn in each class, which is not the case with inclass courses. ...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: Kansas Nursing
  17. Charles Drew Univ ELMSN Program
    It used to be a PA program that was closed down after the shot down of Martin L. King Hospital. I wanted to apply, but I'm hesitant. I lost my job when they closed down the hospital... and still...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Do a cna program over the summer or take pre-reqs for other nursing schools?
    I did the CNA first. Then came prereqs.
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. I have to confess...
    Instead of gassiping with the gassip group, I post here. IT FEELS SO GOOD!!!
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Anyone Applying to Antelope Valley College RN program
    They'll probably end up taking 60 students since the base "will be" 40. I still don't think it's going to happen.
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. Questions about how it's like to be a CNA
    I so agree with this one. If you lack one, you will have a hard time working as a CNA.
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Accepted...but not excited
    Indeed! I've got some heavy duty thinking to do. For sure, I'm not goin to get tuition reimbuserment from my current employer. I was a CNA at nother facility were I saw myself as a nurse. I left...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Accepted...but not excited
    I got a call from the one...and only school I applied letting me know that I was accepted to the program. The coordinator sounded excited, but I had to fake my excitement. I work as a CNA at a...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. I feel like giving up!
    Don't you worry!! A lady I met while applying to NS had all "Cs" in the prereqs...and she was accepted before I was. Just apply!! You never know.
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Anyone Applying to Antelope Valley College RN program
    About 30 minutes ago,I got a call from one of the program coordinators...and it looks like they're reducing the number of students for the Fall. We'll see!
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: California Nursing


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