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  1. how much do you make?
    $12/hr day shift at hospital; $1.25 weekend diff Massachusetts
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. what have you failed the CNA skills exam for?
    Congratulations Nobhill! It's such a good feeling to pass...I think I was more nervous for the CNA exam than the bar exam! (because I know I can take written exams, but this is the first time I ever...
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. B.A + CNA Certification
    I have not found that having a degree makes any difference in CNA pay - the only thing that seems to matter is CNA experience.
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Taking my CNA Class
    I wrote all the steps to the skills on big index cards, which made it easier to practice and just review them when I had time. As for the written tests, just keep up with the reading, review your...
    Aug 1, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Skills test -- question
    Sorry, I'm not from Florida. Maybe you could contact the Board of Nursing or Red Cross in your area for information about the exam. Good luck.
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. first CNA interview
    It sounds like you had a great interview! Can you call or email the DON and give her the correct number of your reference? I think this will be better than her calling the reference and having it...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Free scrubs??
    Yes, I do have an orientation for a few days. I have to go in for a physical next week and HR told me I could pick up the scrubs then, so it sounds like I'll be able to take them home. Thanks,...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Free scrubs??
    I have a new job as a CNA in a hospital that will start in a few weeks. I emailed HR to ask if there is a certain color scrubs that I am required to wear, and was told that they will be provided for...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Announce that you passed your CNA exam here!
    Just passed yesterday, phew! I was fine for the written, but was a nervous wreck for the skills - I thought for sure I failed and was shocked when she told me I passed! Starting a job at a...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Skills test -- question
    Thank you!!
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Skills test -- question
    Hi everyone, I have my skills test coming up and there's something I can't figure out -- I don't remember learning it in class and can't find it in the book, so I'm hoping someone can help me. ...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Rehab Aide?
    Floridadreamer, I'm in the northeast. I found the job just by looking searching "rehab aide" jobs on indeed.com, and I applied online. I didn't have any related experience (and just finished a...
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Rehab Aide?
    Mindy, Happy 40th! (I'll be there quite soon myself) Just think, you have exciting new changes to start your 40s!!
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Rehab Aide?
    That's a good idea about shadowing in different settings - I actually have a friend of a friend who is a school OT, so I can definitely spend some time with her. I've also seriously considered PTA,...
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Rehab Aide?
    Hi Mindy, It looks like we have the same plan, as I am also thinking about going for OTA next fall and then hopefully OT. I'm hoping that this experience will be helpful for getting into school,...
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Tips For New CNA
    DolceVita gave great advice. I definitely agree to go in person to drop off your resume and fill out an application, and dress professionally, not in scrubs. This is what I did, and a few places...
    Jul 6, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Rehab Aide?
    It's actually the rehab dept of a SNF, so it's pretty nice that it's no weekends (although hopefully I'll be able to find another job for weekends).
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Rehab Aide?
    Thanks for the info! This position is actually working in the rehab dept, and not on the rehab floor -- if that makes sense? My boss would be the director of rehab (she's a PT) and I'd be down in...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. "Hello.  My name is. . ."
    Is she really 102 years old??
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Rehab Aide?
    I recently completed my CNA class and just got offered a position as a rehab aide. I'm very interested in this b/c I think I eventually want to go back to school for OT or PT, so I think that this...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Salem State College LPN to RN BSN
    21police, Did you ever find an answer to this question? I'm thinking about going for an lpn and then lpn to bsn bridge at Salem State. Also, do you know how long the program takes?
    Jun 27, '10
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  22. How does being a magnet hospital affect LPNs
    As a member of the general public (who has started considering nursing school), I can confirm that I had no idea what a magnet hospital was, and I was fairly knowledgeable b/c of my own health issues...
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Bring my own patient??!!
    Good luck!
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Bring my own patient??!!
    Yes, that's how it's done in my state. You are not permitted to use another student for your patient.
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Home Health...do you feel safe?
    I just finished my CNA class and have a potential offer for a FT home health job (I'd have to take the course first). For those of you who have worked in home health, what are your thoughts? Do you...
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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