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  1. CNA Salary?
    I just started to work in the Kissimmee, FL area and make $10 an hour. I have to drive about 30 min though. The hours are perfect for me anyway. Not that bad.
    Oct 12, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. what does "on-call" mean?
    LOL no you don't get paid the whole weekend. On call means anytime between those days and hours they can call you at anytime they need you to come in..As in if it is 3am and they need you, that is...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. PCT FL hospital Waterman
    May I ask you how much experience you have? I am just wondering. I have been applying to FL hospital like everyday. Good luck with your interview!
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. I Got The Job!
    That is great! Congrats! Keep us updated on how your first week is :)
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. CNA wanting to be a MEDICAL ASSISTANT...will this be better
    I'm not going to discourage you from wanting to get you MA. I would just suggest researching the schools closely. They have certificate programs for the under a year and done thing and than a 2 year...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Need some advice on CNA exam
    LTC facilities (some) will hire people and train them to be NAs. They have a certain amount of time, usually around 6 weeks, where they than have to take the exam to become certified. Some pay for it...
    Jul 12, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Part time job while in school?
    Anytime they need you, they will call for you to come in. I am sure some have it to where they are PRN only at nights and so forth, but that would be something I am sure is discussed and worked out...
    Jul 12, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Part time job while in school?
    IT means that they can basically call you anytime to come in plus one weekend a month with every other holiday.
    Jul 12, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Patient Care Technician Course!
    I was also going to post that a lot of the people who are PCTs in hospitals get trained on the job and don't have to pay for extra classes. That is my plan :)
    Jul 12, '09
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  10. Florida CNA's
    The only salaries posted that I have seen here are all between $9-14 BTW...It's ideal to want to work in a hospital, but easier to get into a nursing home (LTC) there you will get the experience you...
    Jul 12, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Florida CNA's
    I just passed my state exam 2 weeks ago and have been looking for a job since :) I am staying positive. Central Florida here by the way.
    Jul 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. How Do I Know If I Passes?
    Not sure in your state, but in Florida they tell you about 20-30 min after your skills test, and you find out almost immediately with your written. I have heard others say up to 30 days and they will...
    Jul 11, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Highschool and CNA?
    You will be way too tired if you plan to work nights during the school week. That is just my opinion of course.
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Highschool and CNA?
    When do you plan to actually work? I think it would be difficult while you are still in highschool. Most shifts you would be able to do would be 11-7 or 12 hour 7-7, but than when would you sleep? Or...
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. CNA interview questions
    What were all of your answers? Just curious :)
    Jul 7, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. What are the duties of a CNA in a hospital setting?
    You should do a search for this topic, it has been addressed so many times with a bunch of different threads that you are sure to find the info you are looking for!
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Have you been able to find a job eaily after taking the CNA course?
    I just passed my state exam last Tuesday and have sent out my resume to around 20 different places. I look everyday, here's luck for all! That info about working for the gov't is a great...
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Question about occupied bed
    In real life, yes. For when we learned and practiced we didn't wear gloves. Again, not sure if it varies by state or not though.
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. When/how do you apply soap when doing perineal care/bedbaths?
    It for sure is better to ask than assume! What state are you in? You will do fine!
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Question about hair care of a resident?
    For your test, they should be seated all ready in a chair, you won't have to move them to do it.
    Jun 26, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. When/how do you apply soap when doing perineal care/bedbaths?
    Not sure if it varies by state, but, we learned to get everything ready and right before you wash, you put the soap in your hand and than put the soap that is in your hand on the wash cloth and than...
    Jun 26, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Arhhhh skills testing next week and I'm freaking out!
    Go in confident. The written part is soooooo easy, mostly common sense. The lady at our testing site was nice too, but was very stern. It's more nerve wrecking than anything. If you talk the whole...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. What skills did YOU get at the CNA state exam?
    Where are you located where they just gave you a written exam? I had handwashing of course, range of motion on left sholder, catheter care and urinary drainage. All pretty easy- except being...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Announce that you passed your CNA exam here!
    I passed yesterday! 06/23/09...FINALLY! I feel like I have been waiting to take it for forever! Congratulations to all!!
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. How long after you finish CNA course do you typically take the state exam?
    My classes ended the 5th of May and I take my exam on June 22nd. I wasn't able to sign up to take it right away, so I missed the cut off for the test last week. Here it just depends, if you are lucky...
    May 31, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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