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  1. Are PCT's replacing the LPN
    I've seen a lot of QMAs take the place of LPNs in the assisted living facility, but even the DON and case managers were LPNs there. PCTs at my hospital pays 12/hr. We're cheaper than LPNs, but they...
    Oct 23, '14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  2. Are PCT's replacing the LPN
    I find that a lot of the people I know that have taken the LPN program go on to work in nursing homes, not hospitals. I live in Indiana.
    Oct 20, '14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  3. Are PCT's replacing the LPN
    In my hospital, we PCTs ARE replacing the LPNs. 6 months ago all LPNs were laid off(including LPNs who have worked at that hospital for 40+ years) and a huge amount of PCTs were hired. We're cheaper...
    Oct 19, '14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  4. Civilian Nurse Military Base
    Hello! I'm an American nursing student and I have interest in international nursing. I'd love to take medical relief trips to places such as Haiti. I also have an interest in working in England, as I...
    Oct 19, '14
    Forum: International Nursing
  5. studying nursing if US citizen married to british citizen?
    I actually just found out myself that since nursing school is covered by the NHS in the UK, international students are not generally accepted into nursing programs. I emailed a university and they...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  6. Questions about qualifications.
    Hello! I'm currently living in the US working as a certified nurses assistant. I will be moving to the UK next year to be with my fiancé. I wanted to attend nursing school here in the states, but...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  7. studying nursing if US citizen married to british citizen?
    Sorry I don't have an answer for you, but I'm in the same situation. I'll be moving to the UK next year to be with my fiancé, and I want to go to school for nursing. I'm finding that I will have to...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  8. Phlebotomy classes
    Hey, everybody! I'm American and ill be moving to the UK early next year. But that means I have some time to take some college classes before I leave...if I took a 6 month phlebotomy course here...
    May 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  9. Caregivers in the UK
    Hi, everybody!! I'm currently in the US working as a certified nurses assistant. I will be moving to the UK early next year after I marry my English fiancé ;) I was just wondering what the...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  10. CNA job interview!!!!
    I put in an application at an assisted living facility yesterday. Today I got a call back and we set up an interview for this Monday!!! I'm excited/nervous. What types of things do they ask in CNA...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. First CNA job!
    Thanks for all the advice!!! I went and picked up an application this morning at a nursing home down the road from me. It seems very nice inside, and I didn't notice any odd smells!!! Hooray!!! lol!...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Advice on becoming a CNA/PCA?
    I think one thing you need to remember is in a CNA position you will be dealing with a lot of crap...literally! I don't think that most CNAs intend on becoming nurses. I know SOME do, but not the...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. First CNA job
    I did my clinicals in a Jewish facility and the rule was that male CNAs could ONLY provide care for male residents. Females could work with both males and females. It was hard for the only male in...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. First CNA job!
    Hey guys!!! I just recently got my CNA license through a career center at my highschool a few months ago. Instead of going out and getting a job right when school let out, I went for a 7 week visit...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Any healthcare jobs that don't require certification?
    Hey, guys! I'm currently a CNA student in the US. I'll have my CNA license by the end of March, but I'll be moving to England with my boyfriend within the next year. I was told that CNA licenses...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Transferring CNA Certification.
    Hey guys!! I'm 18 and I'm currently training to become a CNA in the US. I go to a career school and have clinicals at a nursing home twice a week. I was wondering if anyone knew if it is possible to...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. Your pet peeve of the week
    I'm a CNA student and I think one of my biggest things is when we go to clinicals and the CNAs are rude or they clearly don't care much about the resident!! On the first day of clinicals, we were...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Transferring Certification out of the Country?
    Hey guys!! I'm 18 and I'm currently training to become a CNA. I go to a career school and have clinicals at a nursing home twice a week. I was wondering if anyone knew if it is possible to transfer...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    Well, my mom informed me that the career center I'm attending this year also has started a nursing school. Before I got my hopes up, I checked to see if it was accredited and it is :) Aww thanks so...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    My mom said becoming a CNA would help me to see if I really wanted to become a nurse, but I think becoming an LPN would give me a better look at nursing and seeing if it is right for me. She worked...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    Yeah! I planned on shadowing as much as I possibly can. My friend usually shadows a whole 12 hour shift, 7 to 7. I've never had a job before, so do you think it is a good idea to get some working...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    Thanks so much for all the help! My sister told me that IUPUI has pretty much the same opportunities as IU does. I've been interesting in working in third world countries, particularly Kenya, and I...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    Yeah! I was actually thinking about IU because I heard their nursing program is really awesome. But there's the issue of going away to college and I don't know if I can afford to live on campus. Do...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    Thanks for all the help!!! I've heard that having foreign language, Spanish especially, is to my advantage in getting into nursing school as well as getting a job. I was also wondering if anyone...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    Hello!! I'm Jennie and I am an upcoming high school senior. For half the school day this year I'll be attending a high school career center, and by the end of the year I'll be able to take the test...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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