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  1. New job and nervous as all you know what...
    BTW - Didn't have to correct this, but I will being that we're helping each other out. ;) "definately" should be "definitely"
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. New job and nervous as all you know what...
    Actually, I didn't say that I never got a thermometer. - R.I.F. I am resourceful, not to mention my previous jobs were in management...so, relax a little. I was new, just learning the ropes, and...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Forensic Nurses
    I'm thinking about going down the forensic nursing road. I saw something on domestic violence nursing and this fell under forensics. Is anyone a forensic nurse? I would love to hear about what you...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. New job and nervous as all you know what...
    Well, that was short lived. I learned some things though. I had to resign, first because my studies began to suffer. I had to ask for an extension on a paper and fell behind quick on other stuff....
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. New job and nervous as all you know what...
    Okay, so I was blessed and now I have my first job as a CNA. I went through a three day training last week, but I still feel so nervous about being out on my own this coming Tuesday. :eek: I...
    Oct 23, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. BAD PRECEPTOR!!
    I've had similar experiences in life. As hard as it was, I did learn something though. I realized what I did not want to be like when it was my turn to be in that position. It's hard, especially...
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Nervous about the State exam! Any tips???
    Wooohooo for you!!! :yeah: I pray, I pass the 1st time around. It's funny you suggested the scrubs. I was just thinking about that the other day. I think it will put me more in the frame of mind...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Would appreciate your input on resume content...
    i agree and i have been looking, but i have not seen any resumes that have (i'm not sure how to express this) a change of career. all the resumes i have seen are completely healthcare. not...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Would appreciate your input on resume content...
    OMG!!! Yes, you are a God-sent! I mean or course I have a few resumes, but all with other experience. I was going to create a new one as you suggested, but I was going to totally leave off all my...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Would appreciate your input on resume content...
    I just finished a CNA training course and will be taking the state test soon, so I'm also working on a resume. I have extensive experience and a bachelor's degree in another field. However, I have...
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Nervous about the State exam! Any tips???
    Thank you! I'm glad you said that! During clinicals we really didn't do any ROMs skills, so I'm not experienced that much with them. Definitely going to have to go over those. Thank you, once...
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Nervous about the State exam! Any tips???
    Yes, I am practicing, definitely! I hope to goodness I'm not given BP. I wrote out some flashcards and have been watching videos on Youtube. I have to remember also, to provide privacy. Thank you...
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Nervous about the State exam! Any tips???
    Thank you! I will try my best not to. :)
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Passed my state exams!
    :ancong!: to you!!!! I love the pick a skill out of the hat idea. I am scheduling my exam date on Monday. I'm going to use that to practice.
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    Thank you! :D I passed the class! :) Now I just have to pass the state exam... :eek:
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Test tomorrow
    Yay for you!!!! :yeah:
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Did you need a stethoscope when taking the class?
    I just finished clinicals this past week. We did use them during class. While during clinicals at a nursing home, I did notice that a good few CNAs had their own. I paid about $35 for a...
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Nervous about the State exam! Any tips???
    I am really happy that I passed my CNA training course. It was kind of sad saying goodbye to everyone. We wound up being a very small group and grew rather close. :heartbeat I am soooooo...
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    Thank you! I'm not going to give up. It was tempting to just challenge and go take the test. I figured I'm half way through why do that now? :confused: Great job...well....I'm trying my best...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    Don't dread it! I was venting about one day. Overall it has been a good experience. We all go through tough spots, me and you included. I actually had a night or two where I wasn't ready to go. ...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    I thought it was going to be that way. I would have loved for it to be like that, because then I would get to see some of the residents more than once. The CNAs that work there are nice though. We...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    You're absolutely right. It was probably just a rotten day. I do try extra hard, so it does bother me more than some others I guess. :uhoh3: I love your enthusiasm!!! :up:
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    Agreed. I have never talked to an instructor or boss about anyone other than myself. I was just expressing that here. That's a no-no. I'm not going to say anything though. I am just going to do...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    It hasn't been all bad at all. I have had some pretty good experiences doing this. It was very enlightening for me, because I didn't really know any of my grandparents. My mom's parents died when...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. 2nd week of clinicals and I don't know if I'm going to make it
    Thank you, I need all the luck and prayers I can get! :) I am definitely not new at having to respond in a professional and respectful manner. I am not new to the workforce or educational...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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