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  1. Pacific Lutheran University elmsn 2014
    Hello! I also just applied. I took the GRE last year and honestly don't remember my scores but I recommend you start studying now because it's kind of a hard. It is my first choice also-fingers...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. Hospital recommendations for volunteer experience
    Hi! I would check MultiCare if any of their hospitals are near you (Good Sam, TG, Auburn, Covington). I volunteered at the ER at Tacoma General for a year, got my CNA, and then got a job there (I...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  3. Just starting at 21
    You are definitely not alone! I also started down the nursing route at 21 after finishing 4 years of business school and deciding I had no desire to do anything related to my major. I am about to...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. CNA job in a hospital
    It is harder but not impossible without experience. I agree with the volunteering idea though. I volunteered in the ER for a year while I was in school and taking my CNA class. Like you I also...
    May 17, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. A&P I Spring 2013
    I'm taking A&P I as well. I was going to take micro too but decided against it because I just got hired full-time as a CNA and have another part-time job as well :facepalm:
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. New cna
    Congrats on passing your exam!! Woo!! :) Are you in LTC or a hospital? I've been a CNA for 3 days now (haha!) and I can already tell you pens, pens and more pens. You also might want your own...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. How do you hold it together?
    You guys were right. It's really not bad to very quickly wrap your brain around the "gross" stuff - I think I just hadn't been around it in awhile. As for being depressed...well yesterday I cried...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. How do you hold it together?
    Clearly I was struggling with the repy button last time - haha I haven't actually posted on this site in awhile now oops! Thank you for the advice and again for the encouragement!! You have made me...
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. How do you hold it together?
    Thank you! This was really encouraging! :)
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. How do you hold it together?
    Thank you so much for your post! Yes, I definitely will need to keep my big-girl panties well-stocked ;) I am a lot better at dealing with blood and other body fluids then, say, incontinent...
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. How do you hold it together?
    Thank you so much for your post! Yes, I definitely will need to keep my big-girl panties well-stocked ;) I am a lot better at dealing with blood and other body fluids then, say, incontinent...
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. How do you hold it together?
    Hello! I was just hired at a LTC facility as a CNA. I start this week. I'm scared. I am pre-nursing, about halfway through my prereqs and need the hours for my nursing school application. When I...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Job Hunting in Seattle, WA
    Hi all, I'm working on getting into nursing school (hopefully the University of Washington's accelerated BSN!). I currently live in the Tacoma area and would like to move to Seattle within the...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. CNA Jobs in Seattle?
    Hi all, I'm working on getting into nursing school (hopefully UW's accelerated BSN!). I currently live in the Tacoma area and would like to move to Seattle within the next 8 months and work as a...
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  15. Statistics Fall 2012
    I have taken statistics twice. The first time I took it was 4 years ago and I most recently took it again this past summer (for some reason the course I took the first time won't transfer to any of...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Advice on Nursing Schools in the South
    Thank you Katie! Your message was very helpful :) I was wondering about the healthcare in the more rural areas...and I saw that Mississippi has one of the lowest salaries in the country for RNs, so...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Advice on Nursing Schools in the South
    Yes, I am single haha :) Thank you so much for your input! I really appreciate the advice and will be sure to check out those schools.
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Advice on Nursing Schools in the South
    Hello all! I currently live in Washington state and think I would really like to relocate to the South. I'm in my 20s, have lived here my whole life and am looking for a change. I have visited the...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. CNA State Test
    Yes, most likely, but don't worry about the time, really. Just concentrate on going slow enough so you don't mess up! My examiner set her stopwatch for 20 minutes so we would know when we only had...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Balancing school and working the night shift?
    Thank you so much! That does make me feel a lot better :) My time management is good and I don't even know if I'll get the job...but I just started stressing out about all of the "what ifs!" ...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Balancing school and working the night shift?
    Hello everyone! I just applied for a position in the ER that is 5:00pm to 3:30am. Right now I am taking 2 online classes (not a big deal), but in the Fall I will be taking two lab classes (chem and...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. CNA State Test
    Hahahaha teddy bears to make great patients! They never complain about ANYTHING!! ;) When I took the test the supplies were close by and we were able to go back and forth if we needed to. It's...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. CNA State Test
    the bedpan shouldn't be dirty when you first bring it to the client, but in short, yes you put on gloves before handling the bedpan (both times! so you change gloves 2x). also, you avoid exposing the...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. For pre nursing students
    Neat! Thank you! :)
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. For pre nursing students
    Your post was very encouraging! Thank you so much! Props to you for not giving up :) What kind of job did you get at the hospital in the meantime?
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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