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  1. Drive to work pregnant in state of emergency?
    When I'm not the only one with young children at home, if everyone else is expected to be at work why am i excluded? Also I have some serious medical issues that put me in the hospital last year at...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  2. Drive to work pregnant in state of emergency?
    Like I posted I have a young son, single mom, father not in his life. And while he comes before anything I know I'm risking loosing my job and than won't be able to provide for him and be able to...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  3. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    Thank you! I have to be in monday night at 11pm not looking forward to that drive, right when its at its worst. HOwever i am covering for someone and it is overtime so i am hoping to maybe be...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Drive to work pregnant in state of emergency?
    Im a tech on a floor, I have a young child at home who's father is not involved in his life at all. And I will be driving to my shift at 11pm on MONDAY night when the storm is at its worse. I also...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  5. why did you want to be a cna?
    I didn't really know that I wanted to be. I was in my third year of nursing school when I lost my job as a vet tech. So I was applying for anything that would work around my classes. I was working at...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  6. Iguana Med Scrubs
    I just actually bought my first pair was able to try them on and everything. I wear a size 5-7 jeans and 36dd bra size and i was able to get small bottoms and medium top. I made the big mistake of...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. How is the NA night shift in a hospital?
    I work on a busy PCU floor, with tons of admits during the night. Basically the same as day shift minus having to feed the patients and bathe them. Vitals q4, changing, bathroom assistance, chem...
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Why did you choose oncology?
    I really want to work in peds oncology. I feel I chose this because I want to be able to use my learned skills from school to make them feel somewhat better, however I want to use skills that cannot...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  9. peds oncology
    I want to start off by saying that i'm a senior in nursing school. I work as an aide on a PCU floor and an ORTHO nuero floor. I've known since high school that I wanted to do some kind of peds...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. PCT/CNA Patient Load in Hospital Setting Question
    we have rrt's and codes they are announced as the same thing over the speakers so basically some protocol as code blue, little less severe. However we've had a few code ice's come in and ICU be full...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Work shoes! Please help
    I wear crocs on my 12 hour night shift on a very busy PCU floor. I first bought nurse mates to wear but after about 4 weeks they killed me so much that i switched to the crocs. And I'm very happy...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  12. PCT/CNA Patient Load in Hospital Setting Question
    I would love nine. I work on a very very busy PCU floor. On any night we get 2 to 15 admissions, about three codes a nights, many code greys involving security due to angry family members. We have to...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. What color do you wear?
    I work at two different hospitals as of today. As an aide and a PCT. The one hospital I have to wear all hunter green. The aides wear hunter green and the RNs wear burgundy or white or a mixture of...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Patient care tech challenge quiz.
    I found the test very easy, interviewed well. I just got a call that i scored and 86% which is passing and was offered the job!! Wooohooo
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Patient care tech challenge quiz.
    It's for patient care tech. I am in nursing school. I have one more year left. I don't know too much about reading telemetry monitors yet. I took a phlebotomy class over the spring because i'm really...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Patient care tech challenge quiz.
    I've been working for a few months as a nurses aide on a pcu floor, basically q4 vitals, emptying foley bags, and JPs, assisting with ADLs. Feeding patients who cannot, blood sugars. Basically the...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. My heart is set on the emergency field but...
    Did not say you offended me just pointing out the irony in that statement.
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. My heart is set on the emergency field but...
    I did it for years it has nothing to do with loosing so many, I worked emergency general, and large animals. Like you said agree to disagree but one final question which has probably answered your...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. My heart is set on the emergency field but...
    I do have children of my own. I also have pets. I honestly don't know how you were a tech if you used this mind fill. People do not buy or adopt new pets to replace they acquire a new one because a...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. How much does a CNA makes hourly?
    I make 18.50 in nj in a hospital. Not certified.
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. My heart is set on the emergency field but...
    so your saying the marine who has ptsd who has to put his dog down that traveled with him can just go to the shelter and get another one to have equally as special meaning? nope not at all. That was...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. My heart is set on the emergency field but...
    Not to sound completely out of line here but i was a vet tech for years worked er and regular practice and yes you put them down and they die all the time but they CANNOT be replaced. Having that...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Interview question
    Honestly my interview for NA was exactly the same, but be forewarned i had my interview the monday before easter time and did not hear back until the end of may. So do not loose hope.
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. Excited, and Angry
    Yes that is that unit. Thanks so much. Any advice for first few days please?
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Excited, and Angry
    Thank you all. Now can anyone tell me about the types of patients I may have in the PCU?
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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