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  1. Advice about applying for unit secretary
    I could use some advice about applying for a position as unit secretary, please. Long story short....after moving around for my husband's education and career, I have found myself unable to...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Anyone gone through or going to go through the Red Cross CNA program?
    Mine was around $600. That included the text book, work book, and scrub top. We didn't need to buy a stethoscope or cuff because they had enough for us to use. But I bought my own because I...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Anyone gone through or going to go through the Red Cross CNA program?
    I was going to do the Red Cross program here in Louisville, but they didn't have classes on weekends. So, I went with a small privately owned healthcare institute called Right Choice. They're...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Can one hold 2 Cna licenses at the same time?
    Not for sure what the rules are where you live. But, I live right on the state line between Kentucky and Indiana, and I think people have license in both since it's common to work on both sides of...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    I decided to go for the CNA training. I started last weekend, and I really like it so far. My only concern about becoming an RN, especially during those first few years of working isn't so much...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. What's the longest er  wait time you have Even seen
    8 hours for kidney infection. Friday night and was feeling terrible, so just doing what my NP at my other clinic told me to do. We had just moved here. Urgent Care had closed 30 minutes before,...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    Can anyone recommend a CNA program in Louisville besides Red Cross??
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    Thanks! The Red Cross just sent me the info. It's also two weeks as well. I'm going to an info session next Wed. I don't know if I can do the drive to Lexington, just because I have another job...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    Thanks so much for your input. I really, really appreciate your honesty. I think part of my challenge will be learning how to work like that again. I did it during my undergrad and at times it was...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    JuJu, shadowing is a great idea. I know a ton of nurses back in Texas, but not here. My friend who works at the children's home (she's in admin) but she might be able to set-up a shadow for me. ...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Return to trauma after husband's death
    I'm so, so sorry to read this. I can't imagine how difficult this must be. I do know about the pain of suicide. When I was 15, a close family friend of mine killed himself. He was only 17. I...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Changing Careers
    I'm in a very similar situation. I left academics for education. And then hated education. I didn't even make it through the teacher training I was so bored. I love, love working with kids,...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    Thanks, KD. I did a very broad search for "RN" on Indeed 20 miles around Louisville and 1,200 jobs came up. Now, I realize there's a wide variety of skill/experience and position types in those...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Is it really a terrible time to go into nursing school for a second degree?
    I was on my way to becoming a professor in physical geography, when, during my first year in a doctoral program, I realized I was miserable and wanted a career that really meant something. For me,...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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