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  1. Can't get hired as a CNA!!
    I am hearing this quite often in allot of fields. One issue I see with CNA is that it is very basic. Get some certificates in other areas, ECG, ACLS, PALS. That might give you a better chance at...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. IV certification transfer from CA to NV?
    I would say take the IV Cert when you have the chance. It is always best to get it done when the training is being offered. Congrats on your LVN. What school did you go to?
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. My 5 year old son and...here come the nurses
    Last year I took my 5 year old son to the Veterens day in San Diego. Allot of different military units were in the parade. Over the loud speakers they stated "here comes the USN Nurse Corp". I said...
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Anyone know anything about nursing in Mexico?
    Working and getting paid is going to be tuff. You need an FM2 permit. I have one but I got it thru political channels. Volunteering much more simple. The Red Cross is the most advanced Public Health...
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Paying for Vaccinations
    good to talk to someone who has a understanding of what i am talking about. yes i have all me vaccinations. i am finding out that there are allot of folks who have no clue of how much medicine...
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Paying for Vaccinations
    Did not mean to sound rude, I post in a hurry sometimes. Maybe that is why it sounds rude. Sorry. Thanks for the info on florida. I was in Destin last summer, had a good time. I hate paying for...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. I'm very disturbed by this
    We have AMBU bags in every room. I agree with the poster. Not the way to go. Nurse should have used UP, BSI. Remember the new BLS guidelines.......compressions. Those 2 breaths probably did nothing...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. subarachnoid hemorrhage questions
    Yep.......that is a good link. First think about the anatomy of the skull, you know sub-dural- sub-arachnoid. Then look at the bleed. If it is a large bleed then...surgery. If not then? Your...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. "No longer a recession proof field" - They are catching on!
    A sidebar to the post by Callacode. I googled the bill, the supporters are deep. Hope it will pass. One issue small biz has with the issue of single payer health care is this..........allot of small...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Another News Item Decrying the Lack of Seats in Nursing Schools
    Ok....pre reqs! Yes A&P is important but it is not PT Care. So.......when will we get real. Most good Street Paramedics could function as a ED Nurse with a little more training. What about when a...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. RN looking for info. on hyperbaric certification
    I see it was many years ago u posted this have you found a Hyperbaric gig yet. It is nice to see you use your P-medic designation in your title. Thanks.
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Hyperbaric Nursing
  12. Paying for Vaccinations
    Um........I know know that answer. I need to know about Hospital's in general. My VAC record is very old, hard to read. I work at a registry, go to several hospitals......One HR rep told me the...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Paying for Vaccinations
    The way I read the OSHA guidlines, it seems that the employer is responsible for paying for Vaccinations. I know in California for a fact that the employer pays if your a Pre-Hospital Provider. Does...
    Feb 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. STILL don't have a job?? Vent here!
    I don't know how I got on this forum but I am here now. So...........I am going to suggest something. I know you guys need to work and want to work....have you considered challenging the Paramedic...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. STILL don't have a job?? Vent here!
    Um......how can you not be able to get job. There are tons of jobs for RNs. I am assuming that you are in New Jersey. Check out west, Texas is offering 20k sign on bonus in San Antonio.
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. LVN Program at Kaplan San Diego
    Yes.........its around 30K. I have a close friend who was going to go there. They tried to steer him into some worthless program. They told him it was full time, and working while going to school was...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. New Data Bank To Assist Hospitals With Background Checks
    So...................
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Planning my future...need guidance from the wise
    Like I said B 4. I am not getting the no jobs issue. There are plenty of jobs here in the mountain west and in California. Nurses are being imported from Canada and Mexico to fill jobs. I forgot to...
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Any CNAs do Phlebotomy?
    Yes in fact I started out doing CNA and drawing blood in the ED. I did not get to draw all the time but I din get to draw. It is an invasive procedure and is great way to build confidence and patient...
    Jan 15, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Planning my future...need guidance from the wise
    I don't know where you live, but........here in the mountain west there are plenty of jobs for both. Stick with the LPN/LVN option. Find a school where you can get it done in year. The issue with CNA...
    Jan 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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