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  1. CNAS, what's it like at your nursing home/long term care facility?
    Happy Holidays everyone. Keep strength through your work days!!!:heartbeat
    Dec 21, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. I may have to quit
    did you go on the vacation, what happened?
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. CNAS, what's it like at your nursing home/long term care facility?
    I don't understand why LTC places are like this! It would seem like it would be the opposite way around! Low pay for what we do, when nurses sit on their butt and 'chart' all day and get paid 3 times...
    Nov 24, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. CNAS, what's it like at your nursing home/long term care facility?
    im out of that place now, i couldnt take it anymore! im staying prn though
    Nov 22, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. want to quit my CNA job, need advice
    dont feel bad. this was me when i started. and depending on the work load, work will be torture the whole time youre there. i just quit my cna job after being there 6-7 months because the environment...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. CNA wear
    if you're going to be a cna, you'll be sweating buckets the whole time, you wont need a jacket
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. The NOC shift doesn't wake up ANYONE in the morning...is this normal?
    I work 3rd shift, after a crazy exhausting night we have to get up as many as we can by 7:30, starting at 6. they are all total care and it takes time. day shift always says we dont get up enough...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Why You Rock
    what happened?
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. What you'd REALLY like to say....
    To the husband of a 2-3 assist total care patient, stop acting like it takes too long for us to get to your wife to change her or put her on/off the commode. We have tried to hold her up and wipe her...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. CNAS, what's it like at your nursing home/long term care facility?
    I'm getting really burned out with a lot of things going on in the facility I work in. Way too many things to name. What's it like where you work in terms of call-ins, scheduling, lazy cnas, mean...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. How much homework for CNA class?
    i had no homework besides studying what we went over in class
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. When should I call?
    when i apply anywhere no matter what job i usually call about 3 days later, tell them my name, and that i turned in an app, and ask if they are hiring
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Question about 3rd shift?
    i thought the same thing about the place i did my clinicals, which is where i work now. beware ;)
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Are you happy at your workplace?
    no, theres a lot of backstabbing where i work and a lot of people are against eachother. people refuse to do certain things and people refuse to do certain sides of the building. one side is way...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. How physically demanding is working as a cna?
    no no no no no no, you wont be able to do anything you need to in ltc. in ltc there is no easy work. it is VERY physically demanding and you sweat bullets allllll day and you will have enough pain...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Question about 3rd shift?
    its not what you think, its not easy. 20 patients to yourself, call lights going off, bed alarms going off from people with dementia trying to get up, people up and wandering, talking, being loud (if...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Sorry, I'm new.
    I was really shy at first too. Hard to make small talk with people who don't remember anything about anything, have dementia, or can hardly hear you and have nothing really going on in their lives...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Help me settle a debate about making an occupied bed.
    It goes underneath.
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. "Oh, you're a guy? I can't hire you"
    they cant do that, thats discrimination
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. I may have to quit
    GO ON THE VACATION, THEY CANT RUN YOUR LIFE!!! DO NOT LET THEM TRAMPLE ALL OVER YOU BECAUSE IT WILL HAPPEN FROM NOW ON IF YOU LET IT START!!!!! have fun on your vacation :D
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. what should CNA's carry at all times?
    my phone on silent to check the time throughout the night. gait belt. 3 pairs of gloves.
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Tips for changing adult briefs?
    when they are on their side and you put the brief down, push it more between them and the sheets, sort of tucking the side of the brief under them so you have enough to pull out from under them to...
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. I may have to quit
    where i work if you trade shifts with someone you both sign a paper. if they cant cover it for some reason it is their responsibility to get it covered again, not yours. if i were in your situation...
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. No HS diploma or GED, but is a CNA?
    I didn't say all, I said most. And for some, it's the only job they can get. If the truth offends you, bury your head in the sand and remain blissfully ignorant. Obviously this doesn't mean...
    Aug 9, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Break Time,or Releive Person!
    breaks? what breaks? all i get is a 30 minute lunch
    Aug 9, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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