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  1. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    funtimes: yeah, i work at a nursing home. i'm pretty much on my own, and yeah the nurses are super busy with their agenda so they just alert cnas of any adl care needed. actually, i was lucky one...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    Thank you again! :) Yeah finding my rhythm is exactly what it is. The only way I get better, is to just get more experience...figuring out what I can do better the next time around. I really...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    I do ask questions when I can, since the other CNAs are running around tryin to do their own thing, so I can't waste my time trying to find them. In between though, I ought to check the charts more...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    Thanks for your reassurance Mindy. I really don't like missing 1 or 2 patients, because I fear I will certainly get written up, even though I have only been working independently for about 1 week....
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Nurse and CNA/PCT teamwork! Opinions?
    Thank for your response! Good luck in your job hunting! Since I have zero experience working as a CNA, I find that nursing homes are my best place to start. Most hospitals in my area require 1 -2...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    Thank you Jack245. I am surprised that nearly all the CNAs, even the ones who have only worked for 1 month, do not need any method of organization such as clipboard. They tell me there is no time to...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. NEW CNA: Running behind on workload! Feel awful!
    Hi all, Brand new CNA. Already had 6 days of training. So far, have worked 6 days of being assigned my own patients, ranging from 6 - 12, but typically 10 to 12 patients. Problem? I am not...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Failed nursing school but didn't give up!
    I failed only one class...automatically dismissed from this BSN program. I don't know if I want to put myself through another nursing school, but I am accepted for ASN program -- waiting 2 years. In...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Nurse and CNA/PCT teamwork! Opinions?
    Hi everyone, I'm writing to ask about your opinions regarding the nurses role in participating with tasks that CNAs/PCTs do. Here's one example, I was telling a nursing student that, since I...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Transportation woes for nursing students
    My mother went through ASN nursing school, while my brother and I were just preschoolers. At times, my dad was able to take her to school and clinicals. However, there were times when she had to take...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  11. Valencia College ASN, Florida Hospital College BSN, or UCF BSN
    Tinkerbell13: Which UCF campus did you enroll at? I was at Cocoa campus.
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. Valencia College ASN, Florida Hospital College BSN, or UCF BSN
    Thanks everyone for your responses. :) Kristin.love: I'm sticking with VC too, because yes, FH is so expensive! I'm not sure about that tuition reimbursement deal FH has, because I'm reading some...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. To all the students about to start nursing school...
    Strength: I am going through the same exact thing. After failing out of nursing BSN school, my confidence level sunk. I am now a CNA at a nursing home, to really determine if nursing is right for me....
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Scared to death of losing first CNA job
    Can I just say that I am glad that you posted this, because I have nearly the same exact issue, on the slow-learning part. I wish I was a fast learner. ---------------
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Valencia College ASN, Florida Hospital College BSN, or UCF BSN
    Hi all, I just would like to hear any experiences about Valencia, UCF, and FH College of Health Sciences. I'm in for Valencia's Spring 2014, but debating on FH, and UCF. I've read some good posts...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. Selecting which nursing homes to work at?
    Breezycna, Thank you for your response. Yeah, it makes sense to apply everywhere, to increase the chances of being hired. I've had about almost a week of training at this one place, but the...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Selecting which nursing homes to work at?
    Thank you for your post. :) Yeah, I'm going to apply to the my first-place choices, and then apply to everywhere, no matter how bad the nursing home might appear to be. Sometimes one can look...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. HELP! Failed nursing school after 1 yr, but still want to work as nurse technician
    Hi x_factor, When you became a CNA, was your first job at a nursing home? Thank you for your advice! You were very helpful! :)
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  19. Selecting which nursing homes to work at?
    Great advice! Thank you! :) Yes, you have pinpointed exactly what I have been focused on --time management/organization. How many days were you trained for your FIRST CNA job? The past few...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Selecting which nursing homes to work at?
    Hi, I'm currently looking for CNA position at a nursing home. I have several places I can apply to. In http://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.aspx , I can check how the nursing homes...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. New CNA with several nurse tech interviews
    I pretty much have the same question as you. If you find any answers outside this website, please don't hesitate to post them here! Thank you! :)
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  22. HELP! Failed nursing school after 1 yr, but still want to work as nurse technician
    Hi there, Well I had only 2 semesters left of nursing school, and I did not make it. :( I then challenged the CNA exam, and passed, just so that I have a certificate. I want to apply to this...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)


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