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  1. Interview on Wednesday!
    no one? interview is tomorrow!
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Interview on Wednesday!
    So guys and gals, i have an interview on Wednesday for a CNA position in a LTC facility. The facility is very good (5 stars on the medicaid website), and is a nice looking place. The position is full...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. What is your...
    Hey speaking of teaching HS students the skills to pass, how did you line that up? How do you go about helping to teach CNA classes? Do you have to be an LPN or higher? Do you just approach the...
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. CNA's moving form LTC to Acute Care
    no one?
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Concerned mother..question about clinicals
    If your daughter is mature enough to realize what is involved in this field (i.e cleaning up poop, wiping butts, etc), and she still wants to do the course and clinical time, then she is mature...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. What's the correct way to attach the Job Application, Cover Letter & Resume together?
    I would use a paper clip, simply because when i have interviewed people i always have to make copies and it annoys the crap out of me when i have to separate peoples pages, and then there is an even...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Second Job "Etiquette"
    I wouldn't reference it as my other job. I would just say "I have seen it done this way" or "I have heard about this method" or even " it think this might be a good idea". No need to make yourself...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Oh the wonderful smells
    So guys and gals, during my clinical experience there were many new and exciting smells i was exposed to (first time in my life I changed a diaper believe it or not). I did not gag, and it did not...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. CNA & post mortem care - mandatory?
    One thing we learned in our CNA class that was useful (well there are many useful things, but this one in particular for PM). After a person dies, and if their mouth is open, roll up a washcloth like...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Medication aid certification?
    Try looking under the continuing education section of some of the local community colleges. Thats where is is listed at some in my community.
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. CNA's moving form LTC to Acute Care
    So i'm just wondering how many have made this move? How long did you spend in LTC before you were taken seriously applying for a position in acute care? Did you do any additional training before you...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Subacute care?
    Sounds exciting. Good luck!
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. CNA position interview, help please
    Yeah the way they make it sound it would be a weekend rotation. It would just be really hard for me to take that kind of a pay cut, but if i do not get extended the business job, but am offered the...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Ages of male nursing students?
    23 y/o, and already making a career change from business....
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. CNA position interview, help please
    So here is the situation, I am a newly certified and registered CNA, and have two job interviews next week, both on the same day. One is for a business position (which is what my bachelors degree...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. CNA Pay Options
    oh no i hear ya, believe me i have been playing devils advocate over this issue for a while now. Yeah, car paid off, no credit card debt, only debt is low interest student loans from my existing...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. CNA Pay Options
    I would totally agree with you if i had a family to support, but im only 23 and engaged and trying to make the career change to nursing. I need to take the nursing classes during the day, and my job...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. CNA Pay Options
    So everyone, making the career change here, going from the lucrative business world where there is no compassion, to the loving world of a CNA where there is not too much pay. My salary will pretty...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. I quit my good paying job to attend a CNA class. Anyone else?
    Making around 40k a year now in business, and sick of it. Passed my CNA course, passed my state exam, now just trying to get up the courage to accept a job offer that will cut my salary in...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Finding that first job
    Wow, got 85 nursing centers with 25 miles. Great resource!
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Finding that first job
    Great Idea! Thank you, i will do that today!
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Finding that first job
    I would love if that was an option for me, unfortunately the facility wher ei did my clinicals was terrible, underfunded, always out of supplies, and the staff was cruel, lazy, and not focused at all...
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Radial pulse skills exam
    Just passed the CNA exam, and I had radial pulse. We both found the pulse on each wrist (after standard pre-care procedures), and she simply said tell me when you start. When it hit 60 seconds, i...
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. $$$ to become a LVN
    Plus i wouldn't go to a school that costs 21k for a 1 yr LVN program, the most expensive ones around here at community colleges only cost about $6-8K
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. Finding that first job
    No, sorry i am applying everywhere (I should have entered my first post better). Hospitals would be better, but I am open to anything as long as it is overnight hours. I definitely am aware it is...
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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