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  1. Don't be that Nurse
    I work in LTC with CNA's and I'm a new nurse but I'm courteous to all my CNA's since that was me for 3 years. I try to complement my residents on the care. Like my CNA took the time to french braid a...
    Feb 23
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Not Being Respected as a CNA
    Honey, at my old CNA job even the maids were paid more and looked down on us. All you can do is say to hell with them. You're not there for them, you're there for the residents and patients.
    Feb 23
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. In Ohio thinking of STNA for part time job
    Oh lol. I've never heard of that acronym. Anyway, I dont like when people become a CNA for just a job. To really take care of all their needs you have to WANT to take the bad with with the good....
    Feb 21
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. RN - Crushing medications
    Our facility crushes all separately then combine them in 1 cup. UNLESS its tube meds, then flush separately. Ask your policy director.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Bending and Breaking the Rules in Nursing
    God bless you. That is an act of love.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. In Ohio thinking of STNA for part time job
    Whats STNA stand for?
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Tell me how your instructors handled oral care in the lab
    We used dentures But in feeding we did feed each other. I pray to God I'm always able to feed myself.
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. first 2 days orientation question>
    Wow you are overly scared! Let me tell you what neglect is: clocking out knowing all the residents are in wet diapers, not caring to check bed alarms, talking on the phone when you should be...
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. PRN /1hr before call? Cnas pls
    Wait so you were working that day and they asked you to come 1 hour early?
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    Seriously a bed bath for everyone - everyday?! Realistically speaking, I bet many of your co-workers are lying about doing those everyday, lol. But dont you lie! I believe you can do it all...
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Rejection email after CNA interview at school's hospital. Confused & Upset
    When I worked as a manager in retail. I know it sounds bad but I had a lot to do and taking application calls annoyed me. Calling once is fine, it jept names in my head. To this day I know random...
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Rejection email after CNA interview at school's hospital. Confused & Upset
    I know its heart breaking! I was dumped from a dream LPN job Tuesday and I really felt I gave it my all. But the reality is I was against like 10 other nurses,some with a lot of exp. But today I...
    Feb 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Failed Nclex 2 times, Please help.
    I took NCLEX in January. Know your delegation. Know your diabetic care. Know the big disease processes like COPD, Stroke and Heart Failure. Know maintaining safety of patients and residents:...
    Feb 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. 2015 Current LPN Pay
    LPN new grad in Atlanta - $17 - $20 LTC
    Feb 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Does this sound like I'm hired?
    So I'm getting my first LPN job (Full time). I interviewed and I didn't feel it went very swimmingly but she did discuss pay and said they would call me for drug test, tb, etc. They did call me to do...
    Feb 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Pre employment questions!
    At ny facility it takes A MONTH for all this to process. If they are willing to spend $$$ on a drug test abd background check then you are hired. Check in with them to check the status.
    Feb 5
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. New CNA
    I always worked 3 to 11. Find out if first dining is for the more independent residents. Then you can plan when to get your feeders ready for dinner. Like the person said above, in your free time...
    Feb 5
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Help!!!
    Politely call and ask if you can reschedule one. Once I got a job offer I didnt care much about and I rescheduled like 6 times LOL
    Feb 5
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Starting first CNA Home health care job
    Right out oif CNA school I also had a home health job - for 6 months before I quit. They did the same thing, they go through so many CNA's that they dont have tome to interview and train. This job...
    Feb 5
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. What grosses you out?
    If I do gag I will turn my head and fake a sneeze. And sometimes residents KNOW they smell and they get embarrassed and say, "I'm so sorry I smell" I tell them I have bad allergies and actually cant...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. What grosses you out?
    The only thing to turn my stomach was morning shift waking up the residents and one has hx of prostate cancer. He has strong urine and pretty much will drench the bed if not changed q2hr. God love...
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Is finding a CNA job hard or easy?
    In my opinion finding a CNA job is super easy. Don't listen to anyone saying they will be phased out - thats a lie!
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Can You Live Off A CNA's Pay? Do you?
    2 jobs, theres your only way to live as a CNA. In GA, CNA's are paid $7.25 - $9.00 based on exp.
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Does your facility ask you to sleep over when it snows?
    My CNA job required us to stay. And if you couldnt drive in snow - they called you a police escort because those are equipped to drive in snow.
    Feb 4
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. New career path vet tech to nurse
    I would say do a 6 month CNA course first honestly. And work that so you can get used to resident/patient interaction. I was a CNA before being an LPN and I was surprised how awkward these people...
    Feb 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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