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  1. Can I Survive Off Of CNA Salary?? Opinions & Stories Please!
    tiffinij, do you work in The City? That's a very good salary! I live in CT. and could never, ever live off the average $11-$13 that most CNA's make around here. Even being married, it would be...
    Jul 17
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. CPR certification in okc
    Would your current employer pay for it?
    Jul 12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Home Hospice CNA ?   Salary Question.
    Duskyjewel, Thank you very much for the information. I never heard of Glassdoor.com , but I'll certainly check it out. I see you specialize in Hospice Care, so I'll probably have more questions if...
    Jul 12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Home Hospice CNA ?   Salary Question.
    I'm hoping someone can help me decide on a career path. I was Certified, but expired as I choose to work somewhere else in the Health Care Field. Checked with my State and can re-test to become...
    Jul 11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Has anyone ever been a self-employed CNA?
    Thank you Tom... I would not employ anyone and would be doing this solo. My husband also has a side business (LLC) and has to pay State Income Tax. He is the sole employee of his entity. He also...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Has anyone ever been a self-employed CNA?
    Has anyone ever started their own LLC Company (self-employed) as a CNA/Senior Helper? I'm 51 and graduated from the American Red Cross CNA program this summer. After working at companies for 20...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Do hospitals fail to take down filled positions from their website?
    Thank you for the explanations. :) I guess it is time to start sending out resumes. :)
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  8. I take my state boards friday any advice
    The Testers didn't tell you if you passed or failed before you left the testing facility??? I'd be on pins and needles if I had to wait.. Good luck. Hope you passed!
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Problem with taking Blood pressure. grr.
    As CarolinaGirl said, follow a line from the pinkie finger. And you do have to press harder than you would with a Radial Pulse. Although, my Instructor said you may not always feel it. So, put your...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Passed State Exam today - Thank you Fuzzy!
    That is what I was hoping for. At least get my foot in the door, and/or gain experience. It is only 15 minutes away and a beautiful "5 star Hotel" kind of interior. All residents have their own...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Passed State Exam today - Thank you Fuzzy!
    Thank you everyone for all your advice! I know I asked a million questions lately. It really helped! Instead of thinking "Dress strong side first, etc." Your tip popped into my head when I...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Taking my CNA exam tomorrow 08/04/11
    I just took mine yesterday and was so nervous all weekend. We were given a list of the Skills from our Instructor, with a step by step explanation on how to perform them. I do better with short...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Passed State Exam today - Thank you Fuzzy!
    Finally the day had come to take the State Test and I passed.... :) Studied and studied the skills portion all weekend. :bugeyes: A thanks to Fuzzy for an easy way to remember dressing from the...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Fired from first CNA job
    Look at it this way.... If someone was purposely causing problems behind your back in the first month, would you really have wanted to work at this place long term? :twocents: I don't see any...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. NOC Shift
    I worked 3rd shift for a year. After a year, it was enough.. But some people love it and would never change to first shift. It may take a little adjusting to figure out when sleep time is best for...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Fired from first CNA job
    No, you're not done :)... Did they cite a specific incident? Were you not given a warning when this incident happened?
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. State Exam tomorrow 8/2 a few more questions. Sorry.
    Sorry to drive everyone crazy with more questions, but my State Exam is tomorrow - 8/2. Due to taking care of my elderly mom, who was recently diagnosed with early stages of Dementia, Dr. visits,...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. one sided weakness
    Good tip Fuzzy!!! I'm sure it is easy to remember in time. My State test is tomorrow and although I know which side gets dressed and undressed first. This will be easy to remember when nervous! ...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Wash cloths - Silly question on State Test.
    So, you can't use the same wash cloth on the body after you've used it on the face? Then that would only leave 1 to soap the arm, chest, etc. and rinse the soap off? Sorry, the State Exam is...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Wash cloths - Silly question on State Test.
    Thanks Moose, I realize that regarding peri-care, but wondering when wash cloths are changed during Partial/Modified Bed Baths...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Wash cloths - Silly question on State Test.
    I know this is a silly question, but our Instructor gave us an out line of the tasks that could be asked on the State Exam, along with the steps and supplies involved. I'm done with class, but...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Are there any good training videos to watch on-line?Taking test Tuesday 8/2
    Thank you! :)
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Passed my Med Aide exam!!!
    Where did you take the course Dondie? Or was it provided by your employer?
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Passed my Med Aide exam!!!
    Congratulations!!!!!! :yeah:
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Help! Need CNA training advice
    Have you tried the American Red Cross in your area? They normally offer day or evening classes. I found their CNA program to be very informative and really got a lot out of it. Also, in my area...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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