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  1. TX RN positive Ebola
    The breach in protocol could be several things such as not the proper PPE or simply the nurse not removing her gloves in the correct manner we are taught like when we do sterile procedures. Her...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. TX RN positive Ebola
    I tend to believe the news reports that somewhere their was a breech in protocol.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Sorry you got puked on Fred, obviously the patients intake was good, but I still need you to measure the output that's all over you before you go to lunch.
    Oct 6
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. I am fed up with PCT position...
    Laura52, its not about being asked to do something by one nurse, as a PCT we work with several of them at a time, and its about trying to satisfy all their requests in a reasonable time. As a nurse...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  5. Should I go to pct school or lpn school?
    I took PCT at tech college in hopes of increasing my wages. What I got was a job at a hospital for PCT making a little over 10.00 an hour, no raise in over a year or bonus since I started, and by how...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  6. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I'm sorry Fred, I told you its gonna get a little messy in Clinical's, on some days, now clean up, we got other patients to see.
    Oct 6
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Sorry Doc, I guess another NPO patient decided not to follow the rules before surgery
    Oct 5
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. Mocked by teacher in post conference.
    Im going to assume you sued the previous employer for harassment prior to nursing school. Careful with how many people you sue for improper treatment at work if your going to be a Nurse someday you...
    Oct 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Tips for first job after graduation
    Yes I've seen a few nurses and staff to get yelled at by doctors. I worked as an Ophthalmic Tech for 8 years most of the time he was great to work for but there were a few times on a rare occasional...
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. New CNA
    duskyjewel, I disagree, allot of tech colleges have a work ethics grading scale on each course you take and the work ethics points appear on your transcripts these points do not effect your GPA but...
    Sep 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Did you like being a CNA?
    I'm a PCT at a local hospital, I love my job working in mother/baby unit but it is a very high volume workload, 25 beds, three sets of vitals every four hours is very time consuming, on 12 hour...
    Sep 27
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. New CNA
    Wages vary by state and company you work for, California, New York, you will make more as CNA but cost of living is higher in those states. I received my CNA/PCT in Ga and work at a hospital as PCT,...
    Sep 27
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Did you like being a CNA?
    I'm a CNA/PCT at a local hospital with 12 hour shifts, and its the hardest most exhausting job I've ever worked, but I enjoy the patient care and work with a great staff of nurses.
    Sep 26
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. New CNA
    CNA can be hard work, I took PCT PCT class after becoming a CNA in hopes of getting a good job. Worked homecare while taking pct class. Well I got hired as PCT at a hospital but the wage is allot...
    Sep 26
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. When you have a minute
    I work with a wonderful staff of nurses who are team players. I am only shift tech on 25 bed floor , when the nurses overwhelm me with tasks, I simply let them I'm unable to do it right now that...
    Jul 31
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  16. New PCT on Med-Surg Floor, Need Tips!
    Wow, is this place short staffed? For a nurse to allow you to start a IV, do a blood transfusion she is allowing herself to be responsible for your mistakes along with you. Is this always the same...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  17. Did being a CNA make you NOT want to be a nurse anymore?
    I am currently working as a PCT and have no interest whatsoever in being a RN. Sure they make good money, but the responsibilities of nursing are not for me.
    Jul 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Client's daughter too pushy
    I quit a Homecare job because the patients son and daughter in law did not like me to assist with their elderly fathers walking. He had a history of falls according to the family. (I was told by the...
    Jul 6
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Is there a possiblity of a drug test on CNA first day orientation
    That interview wasn't for a healthcare interview, but hair strand testing is a reliable method that any employee can use, healthcare or elsewhere. And yes, they are looking for drug use past or...
    Apr 29
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Is there a possiblity of a drug test on CNA first day orientation
    Well heck they can take a hair strand and test for drugs because it can detect drugs from longer back in time then urine one interviewer told me.
    Apr 29
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. invisible Nurse tech
    Don't let working in this unit stop you from becoming a nurse. This is only the start of your nursing career and eventually you will find the perfect unit to work for. I am a nurse tech in...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  22. Student Nurse with a poop problem
    Next time it may be your patient and you will have to deal with it professionally and with or without help. So yes i agree with the above posts of what helps. Take the Vicks, pepper mint in your...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. PCA vs CNA
    I would like to also state that I used to work in Homecare and had the title of Patient Care Assistant because I didn't have my CNA yet, all that was required was that you pass CNA knowledge test...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  24. PCA vs CNA
    A PCT has more training then a CNA, the hospital I work at will not hire a CNA unless they have a PCT certificate to verify additional training skills that are required
    Apr 20
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  25. Did I bomb this interview/job?
    They might be doing a background check first in HR. I also waited awhile to get my job after interview at local hospital . I also called the interviewer and was told after background check I would...
    Apr 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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