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  1. Don't Know What to Do
    Thank you for the validation---coming from someone who knows the MA market, it helps tremendously. Unfortunately, one of the two hospitals in the area just bought out the other one, and they just...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Don't Know What to Do
    What do you guys think? Where can I chip away/add in/reformat? Name Street Address | Town, State, Zip | Phone | Email OBJECTIVEI intend to use my training and experience as a nursing...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Don't Know What to Do
    Please forgive me if this post for advice also turns into a mini-rant, but I don't know where else to turn! I was on the employment roster at a place from late August to mid-November, but was out...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. What are you most worried about in regards to starting nursing school??
    1. All of the programs around here either have waiting lists, or don't accept students who are transferring into the program with already completed college credits (because they fill up with...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. 11-7 cnas..How are you doing with night shift??Do you love it?
    Love, love, love night shift! I don't think I could deal with the, albeit controlled, chaos that is 7-3 or 3-11 where I work! :-)
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. CNA to RN Help Im Dying over here :(
    The competition and sometimes downright absurd requirements (that are, seemingly, ever-changing) just to get into the nursing program can be very frustrating. I can totally relate with you there. I...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Can someone please help me:/
    Definitely look at the prerequisites your school is requiring and get working on them! Nursing school is hard enough without having to worry about random Humanities (or other G.E.) courses at the...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Would you become an RN again if you had the choice?
    Just curious for all those who answered "no"...What would you rather be doing for work? I ask this in all sincerity, because I'm on the fence, myself, and trying to get an idea of all the options out...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Can CNAs work outside the Nursing home?
    Just check around this site, and I'm sure you'll find lots of different places: adult day care, hospital settings (and all the units contained therein), pediatric LTC, recovery programs, home health,...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Clinical Experiences?
    I graduated my CNA program this past summer, for reference. I loved clinicals, aside from a couple of issues that ended up leading to my instructor's resignation at the end of our program. But the...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    If you absolutely hate it (the very thought of doing any CNA-related work causes anxiety, the thought of doing it day-after-day causes you to sink into a depression), don't be a CNA. If you're going...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. can someone help me how to make a CNA resume
    This is the basic structure of my resume that got me hired on the spot, with no paid work experience in the field: First and Last Name Address Line 1 Address Line 2 Phone Number E-mail Address...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Need help, lacking confidence full of doubt!
    Are you at a major university or smaller community college? Even if you plan on doing your nursing program at uni-level, I highly recommend getting the math basics done at a community college for two...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Pediatric Nurse Assistant.
    In my area, there is only one type of CNA program. The program, itself, was geared toward the care of the elderly. Our clinicals were in a geriatric nursing home. Right out of graduation, I was...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Announce that you passed your CNA exam here!
    I got my CNA card in the mail this past Tuesday! I passed!
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. New aide in distress..seeking advice?
    From one newbie to another, "Hang in there!" Depending on the facility, the overall feeling of being rushed and having to leave things half (or un-)done might never go away, but your ability to...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. What is nursing about?
    If you really want to learn about the profession, you could try shadowing an RN or working as a CNA first.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Cna classes?
    You can also check with your local Red Cross chapter.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Should I get An Associates in History?
    If you feel you can swing it (and you can afford it!), I've learned through experience that have more pieces of paper behind your name (in most cases) can only help. I know that my current employer...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. New CNA Injury Quandary
    Really scared I might lose my job. I'm still on orientation and already I'm MLOA. The thing is, I can see it from my side (didn't count on being injured and don't want to be fired over something I...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Feel Good Moments
    The population I work with is especially taxing on the body and mind, BUT...my fellow employees from management to OP/PT to NSG to security to the front desk staff are A-W-E-S-O-M-E!
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. What skills did YOU get at the CNA state exam?
    Massachusetts-I got bed pan and side lying, plus the 6 principles of care as I was going through the other skills.
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. New CNA Injury Quandary
    Ended up getting sent home last night, since I was a liability to the facility even if I was just doing our nightly chores, which I understand. Right now I'm on temporary leave until I can get it...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. New CNA Injury Quandary
    I'm still on orientation as a new CNA and don't know what to do. Our residents are 100% dependent, incontinent, and receive CNA-performed chest PT with hand percussors. All of a sudden my hand and...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Competitive TEAS Exam Score
    I think it all depends on your program. Do you have a program average and/or a program minimum (to get in) to compare your score with?
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help


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