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  1. i am going to be starting CNA classes soon!!
    1. I think my class to become an aide was about 3 weeks in total beginning to end. 2. I don't remember how many questions were on the test, but it was fairly simple. Pay attention in class and...
    Sep 8
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. CNA's - What hours do you work?
    I work full time. (40 hours) 11p-7a 5 days a week, every other weekend.
    Sep 2
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. I was fired from my first CNA job after four months,  I feel cheated...
    The logic in your story is ridiculous to me! I'm very sorry this happened to you. However, as someone said earlier, it's better it happened fairly early on (4 months) then if you were there longer....
    Sep 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. EMT school before LPN?
    Thank you all for your replies. After reading these replies I think since I feel LPN is more suited for me, I'm going to continue working as a CNA until I begin school for LPN and forget the EMT...
    Sep 1
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. I dread going to work everyday!
    You're not alone! Trust me! We all have our good (and great) days, and we all have awful days. I work the night shift so most of my shifts go really well, but regardless some times it can be...
    Sep 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. 3 day orientation?
    I remember during my 3 day orientation the first two days I shadowed an employee then the third day I did most of the tasks but they shadowed me and would help me up if I got confused or had...
    Sep 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. I did it!
    Congratulations! I've been an aide for two years and I work at an assisted living, too! You'll love it!
    Sep 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. EMT school before LPN?
    I am 22 years old and I have been debating on what to do with my career for years. I've been going back and forth between becoming an LPN or Paramedic for a long time. I'm currently a CNA. Now, I...
    Sep 1
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. which math to take
    Statistics is getting to become a general requirement for your BSN so I suggest you take it now to get it over with. Good luck!
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. LPN or ADN?
    I agree with what a lot of the poster are saying. However, I am leaning on doing what you thought - going to get my LPN first then get my RN later when I have a few years of experence as an LPN.
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. I can not believe I passed!!
    I remember when I took my nurse aide test I thought I failed the skills portion, but I passed both the written and skills the first time. I know how excited you must feel that you passed!...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. what to do???
    If anyone understand your fears, it's me! I hate math and even science, but I really wanted to be a nurse. In reality, the only thing you can do is stay positive, study and understand as much...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. One week in! So far so good!
    That is great! I'm glad you aced your first test and seem to be enjoying the first week. Just remember to study every night and keep up with the work - as long as you do that I'm sure you'll do...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. Pharmacology
    I would highly suggest forming a study group with some classmates or use flashcards. Reading from your book or notes can be very boring, and for me it makes information harder to retain.
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. I love nursing but ....
    As you said, you are learning about surgeries and graphic material THIS term. After the term is over you won't have to worry about it again until studying for the NCLEX. Then, after the NCLEX just...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Was hired for my first LPN job, today!!!
    Congratulations! I'm happy you got a position you seem happy with! (=
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. How long did it take you to find a CNA job?
    It took me a while to find a job, but mostly because I wasn't looking as actively as I should have. Once I started looking daily and sending out resumes and going to facilities it was no time at all...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Guys, do you take this personally?
    I'm a nurse aide at an assisted living and there are about 7 or 8 residents who won't let me help them at all or some that won't let me help get the dressed and showered. It never bothered me, it was...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. STNA Expired. Forgot To Renew.
    I just wanted to say I got everything sorted out and my STNA is now still in good standing. Thanks for the help!
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Advice for the New Nursing students, what to expect
    I hope to start nursing school in the next year or so, therefore I'll have to remember all of these. Thank you!
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What are you most worried about in regards to starting nursing school??
    You're absolutely correct. Thanks for being so honest and encouraging! (=
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. What are you most worried about in regards to starting nursing school??
    I plan on applying to nursing school within the next year or so and I am truly scared of everything. I am terrible at math and I am not good at science at all. I just keep thinking I will fail out...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. STNA Expired. Forgot To Renew.
    Thanks so much! Does anyone else have any info that could be a little more specific, though?
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. STNA Expired. Forgot To Renew.
    Hello! (: I am a nurse aide currently working, but my registry expired about a month ago which I forgot to renew until an employee reminded me today. I was wondering whether I could still send in my...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. What skills did YOU get at the CNA state exam?
    Ohio -Handwashing -Restraints -Vital Signs -Position on the right side -Brushing/styling the hair
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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