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  1. Nursing School Rejection Letters
    For those of you that have received rejection letters for your nursing program, I have a question. Does your school give you a reason? The two schools I applied for is based on a point system. One...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Sexual advances from a resident
    I have been caring for this man for about a week now. He has been very nice to me and would occasionally flirt, but I didn't think anything of it. The other day I was finishing up doing perineal care...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. What grosses you out?
    Definately oral care. The spitting into the emesis basin with food particles kills me. I can think about it and gag. Fingernail care is bad, too. I'll take anything else.
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Where are the LPN schools in the Upstate?
    Where did all the LPN schools go in the Upstate? The technical schools have done away with them. Does anyone know where they still exist?
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  5. LPN Curriculum
    I'm trying to understand what courses an LPN has to take to be an RN. I used to be in RN school and was dismissed from the program half way through it. I was not given the opportunity to challenge...
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Was I right?
    The CNAs where I work are so bossy. I don't know what it is.
    Feb 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. What drives you...?
    Ditto
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. New CNA and need encouragement
    I have been working part time in a LTC facility for a couple of weeks. This is my first CNA job. I have to care for 6-8 residents on my shift. This job is extremely hard for me. I'm constantly...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Having a hard time with med surg :-(
    I struggled in Med Surg, too. It seems like you are doing all the right things. What helped me was making charts of the disease/disorder and highlight the unique symptom of each. Med-Surg Success...
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. starting LPN program in Aug 2011..anyone else?
    I'm seriously thinking about applying for the LPN program for this fall. I was in the ADN program back in 2009 but didn't make it. Congradulations to you all.
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Nursing student CNAs passing meds in ALF
    I have always thought that passing meds was only in the scope of practice for nurses. I've been seeing a lot of threads on med techs, and just learned that CNAs with special training can pass meds in...
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Pardon my ignorance, but what is orientation?
    I start orientation Thursday for a job in an assisted living facility as a CNA. What exactly is orientation? What should I expect?
    Jan 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. I'm a CNA just because I want experience
    Good luck to you! You will do fine. I'm a little nervous about my first day, too. But I know it will all be worth it in the end.
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Do you all think med aides are bad idea?
    I'm a CNA and I had two semesters of Nursing School. I took pharmacology and administered meds (parental and oral) in clinicals. I wonder if that would be training enough for me to be a med aide?...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. I'm a CNA just because I want experience
    Hey guys! I've never posted anything on the CNA board-this is my first time. I am a former nursing student that didn't quite make it through the obstacles of nursing school. I think a lot of my...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Need some advice...fast
    Me, too!
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Need some advice...fast
    I have an interview at the hospital tomorrow for a PCA position. The problem is the roads around here are a sheet of ice. This is the south, so we don't get out much in this kind of weather. So my...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    Thank you guys. I really needed the encouragement. :)
    Nov 14, '10
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  19. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    I've been out of nursing school for almost a year now. I was dismissed for failing two of my classes by less than one point in second semester. Since I have been out, I've been studying everything. I...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  20. Physical Assessment and Care plans
    Can you do a good careplan without taking a physical assessment class? At our school, which is an ADN program, we don't take a physical assessment class until third semester. We done careplans in...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Should I jump into an ADN program without any prior experience?
    I failed second semester because it was just too much for me. I had a lot going on at home, too. I needed an 80 to pass, and I ended up making a 79.6 in med-surg and 78 in OB. Med-surg was just so...
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Should I jump into an ADN program without any prior experience?
    Is it better to start off as a CNA or LPN and work up to a RN? I was in an ADN program last year and was dismissed from the program because I did not pass two of my classes. Nearly a year has gone by...
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What is the most important trait to have as a nurse?
    I guess that is a bad question. Just give me all the important qualities of a nurse.
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What is the most important trait to have as a nurse?
    Empathy? Patience? Good Attitude? I know all these traits are important, but what is the key trait to have as a nurse? I want to be a nurse and I just wonder if I have it in me. :nurse:
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    The nurse manager at our office calls the MA's nurses.
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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